Knowledge Handler

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Librarian at Indiana Wesleyan University's Cleveland Education Center.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Laptop Privacy

Katie Rogers suggest that we follower the example of Mark Zuckerberg, and cover laptop cameras with tape .

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Learning Through Gaming

Peter Diamandis suggests that gaming should be incorporated in learning .

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Monday, June 27, 2016

Ransomware Defense

Paul Mah reports that the only defense against ransomware is a foolproof backup.

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Saturday, June 25, 2016

Mobile Technology for Vacationers

Brian Chen suggests "Devices That Deserve to Go Along on Vacation ."

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Friday, June 24, 2016

Insecure Webcams

Ms. Smith notes that the United States has the greatest number of security cameras that are known to be insecure. The figure is provided by insecam , which tracks the number of insecure webcameras in the United States (and in the world).

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Britain Leaves European Union

Steven Erlanger reports on Britain's vote to leave the European Union .

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Reflection

Teddy Wayne notes that opportunities for reflection seem to be disappearing.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Hotels Eliminating Desks

Glenn Haussman reports that hotel chains are starting to eliminate desks from guest rooms due to declining demand.

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

What Expertise Does a College Major Provide?

Dan Berrett reviews the new book Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses.

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Monday, June 20, 2016

Organizing Your Photos

Brian X. Chen suggests that it may be productive for smartphone users to avoid organizing their photos . The amount of benefit does not merit the effort, when there are search tools available to look for images.

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Saturday, June 18, 2016

Creative Commons

Hewlett Packard reviews the benefits of using Creative Commons open source materials, including ways to start using them.

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Mobile Web Design

Hewlett Packard encourages companies to offer a mobile website in light of Google's decision to favor mobile-ready sites in search results. The article provides tips as to what a mobile site should provide.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Google Now On Tap

J. R. Raphael gives an update on the Google on Tap functionality in Android - a new way to search for meaning with your phone.

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Expending Time

Natalie Houston introduces Tristan Harris and the Time Well Spent design philosophy, which encourages app designers to consider time commitment in their tool design.

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Monday, June 13, 2016

Security Perils

Robert McCarthy points out the corporate or individual mindsets which allows hackers to steal:

  1. Lazy
  2. Unqualified
  3. Naive
  4. Cheap
  5. Hubris

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Saturday, June 11, 2016

Maintaining a Corporate Reputation in Social Media

Hewlett Packard offers tips for defending or enhancing a reputation in social media. Their topics include:

  1. Vigilance
  2. Civility
  3. Offense
  4. Professional Services
  5. Feedback
  6. Reviews
  7. Corporate Standards

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Friday, June 10, 2016

FireFox and Video

Gregg Keizer reports that FireFox version 47 adds the ability to run ownership-restricted video content without using Flash or Silverlight plugins.

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Thursday, June 09, 2016

Recommended Web Sites

The Muse provides a list of valuable web sites.

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Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Summer Reading

Ms. Mentor suggests several volumes for summer reading.

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Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Tracking Work in Progress

Erin Marie Furtak explains how she catagorizes and tracks items in her professional writing process . Her systems allows her to work on multiple papers at one time.

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Friday, June 03, 2016

University Quality Metrics

Tamara Hiller, Lanae Erickson Hatalsky and Megan John report on the quality of ot secondary education at private non-profit universities.

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Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Healthy Choices

Bruno Skvorc offers motivational tips for better lifestyle choices.

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