Knowledge Handler

Information Sources & Information Sifting Techniques

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Librarian at Indiana Wesleyan University's Cleveland Education Center.

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Ethical Dilemmas From the Internet

Peter Wayner lists twelve ethical dilemmas involved in software development in the Internet age.

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Saturday, April 26, 2014

iCloud Data Management

Johnny Evans offers numerous tips for managing iCloud data .

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Friday, April 25, 2014

Predictions of Future Technology Adoption

Sharon Gaudin summarizes the results of a study of predictions for the future made by random Americans .

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Thursday, April 24, 2014

John Brandon reports on five new wireless technologies .

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Electronic Medical Records

Mary K. Pratt interviews Dr. C. Martin Harris, Cleveland Clinic CIO, about the move to electronic medical records .

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Three Privacy Violations You Shouldn't Worry About

Mike Elgan voices his opinion regarding "Three Privacy Violations You Shouldn't Worry About ."

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Monday, April 21, 2014

Working from Home

Sharon Florentine reports on the status of telecommuting in the typical corporate environment.

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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Textbooks

Robert Talbert writes about " The Hidden Costs of Unsolicited Textbooks: A View from the Mailroom."

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Friday, April 18, 2014

Document Management

Konrad M. Lawson lists group task management systems which might be of interest in an academic environment.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Leaving XP

I work at a night school. Many of the students are financially challenged, and in many cases the last computer they bought ran WindowsXP. As depicted in Howard Wen's presentation "Nine Reasons Users Won't Ditch Windows XP ," they have grown familiar with the interface and would be hard put to afford a new computer. What they don't realize is that without Microsoft support the antivirus companies will cease supporting XP as well, leaving these least saavy computer users with devices that are threat magnets.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The Value of the Bachelor's Degree

Patrick Thibodeau analyzed "The New York City Tech Economy" looking at wage rates for technicians without technical degrees, He found that a Bachelor's degree is an unnecessary path to technical employment. The extensive debate in the article comments indicates that Thibodeau's conclusion is not shared by all technology professionals, and many indicate that the degree inculcated new ways of thinking which are vital to their work.

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Sunday, April 13, 2014

Teaching in Britain

Rachel Herrmann reports on her first year of teaching in a British classroom .

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Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Tweatmap

Harvard University has developed a map of tweet activity which displays word usage on Twitter throughout the world.

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Monday, April 07, 2014

Office for iPad

Tim Greene notes that Office for iPpad requires a Microsoft Office 365 subscription to operate - it is simply an add-on reader to Microsoft's cloud service.

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Sunday, April 06, 2014

Data Literacy

Brian Mathews shares what Virginia Tech is considering to inculcate data literacy .

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Saturday, April 05, 2014

Imposter Syndrome In The Academy

Kate Bahn considers the frequency of imposter syndrome on women academics.

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Friday, April 04, 2014

Quick Results vs. Student Exercises

Brian Mathews muses on the tension between ease of obtaining information and developing mastery of the research process .

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Thursday, April 03, 2014

Online Education

Daphne Koller exposes that could be available from learning management systems -- "What We're Learning From Online Education ."

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Privacy Tools

Jeremy Kirk provides a list of "Five Free Software Tools for Greater Privacy ."

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Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Tech Courses in a MOOC Environment

Fred O'Connor gives links to upcoming free courses on tech topics .

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Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Flipboard

Jeff Utecht positively reviews Flipboard as a tool for educational activities.

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