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Librarian at Indiana Wesleyan University's Cleveland Education Center.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Enrolling Felons

Erin L. Castro, Rebecca Ginsburg, and Marc M. Howard write about the difficulty felons have in enrolling in a university .

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Google Penalizes Some Webmaster Practices

Kasmar Szymanski, with SearchEngineLand, has prepared a guide for webmasters about Google penalties . Google can remove a site from its index if it has:

  • Major and pure spam problems
  • Spam problems
  • User-generated spam
  • Hacked content spam
  • Incorrect structured data
  • Unnatural outbound links

-DD

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Sunday, October 29, 2017

Personal Financial Success

Kristin Wong muses on what personal financial success consists of....

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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Perminantly Archive Web Content

Jennifer Slegg encourages webmasters to archive old news content rather than deleting this old material.

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Investment Warnings

Tren Griffin shares what he learned about investing from Ray Dalio.

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Friday, October 27, 2017

Meta Description

Gabka Koscova provides tips on writing a meta description for a web page.

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Monday, October 23, 2017

Richard Thaler's Tips for Personal Financial Success

James Dennin interviews Nobel-winning economist Richard Thaler, and receives five tips for personal economic success.

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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Google Funds High-Tech Education

Brian Heater notes that Google is funding the training of individuals for high tech jobs . The Goodwill agency is receiving $10 million for training knowledge workers.

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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Centipedes Are Beneficial

Scott Creary provides evidence that centipedes are useful home fauna.

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Friday, October 20, 2017

Chrome Operating System's Future

James Martin predicts that the Chrome operating system will expand beyond its current 5% market share in enterprises.

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

iOS Upgrade Hides Airplane Mode Features

Lucas Mearian warns that Apple iPhones may not fully go into airplane mode after the recent iOS upgrade .

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

New Uses for Old Android Devices

J. R. Raphael suggests uses for an old Android phone . These include serving as webcams, remotes, or iPod replacements.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Support for Big Government

Sean Illings reports on surveys in the beliefs of the U.S. electorate which appear to show a rising support for authoritarian rule.

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Monday, October 16, 2017

The Future of Adobe Flash

Gregg Keizer provides a timetable for the future of the Adobe Flash plugin. Flash is scheduled to be eliminated by 2020.

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Sunday, October 15, 2017

Interrogation Through Torture Fails

Ian Leslie reports on how to get truthful answers from a subject.

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Windows Phone's Future

Lucas Mearian suggests that Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system is on life support.

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Saturday, October 14, 2017

Laptop Security in International Travel

Computerworld provides security tips for those crossing international borders with their PC or Windows laptop. (Note that this is a video, without supporting text).

There is a similar video for Android devices. -DD

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Microsoft Edge Browser Migrates to iOS, Android

Gregg Keizer notes that Microsoft is porting the Edge browser to the iOS and Android platforms.

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Data and Metadata

David Knight stresses that both data and metadata should be recorded.

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Google Assistant

Emily Price suggests how the voice of the Google Assistant can be changed from the default female to male .

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Google Maps for Search

Lisa Wang notifies the world that Google Maps is adding a search component.

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

NASA Offer Sends Your Name to Mars

NASA is engraving names on a chip and sending them to Mars . People who provide their names can download a nifty-looking "boarding pass." This free offer expires November 1, 2017.

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Sunday, October 08, 2017

Opinions on Early Rising and Productivity

Hilary Potkewitz interviews white collar workers who rise before five to organize their life . She quotes Russ Perry, who says that the period from four to six o'clock is “the most planned, most organized and most scheduled part of my day. It’s a crapshoot from there.”

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Saturday, October 07, 2017

Google Timer

Gavin Middleton explains how useful a Google timer can be in a classroom.

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Friday, October 06, 2017

National Diversity Day

October 6 has been labeled National Diversity Day .

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Thursday, October 05, 2017

Bookmarking Tools

Educational Technology produced a list of bookmarking tools that are at a price-point teachers can afford.

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Monday, October 02, 2017

Study Justifies the Existence of Academic Libraries

OCLC developed a document called: "Academic Library Impact: Improving Practice and Essential Areas to Research ."

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