Knowledge Handler

Information Sources & Information Sifting Techniques

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Librarian at Indiana Wesleyan University's Cleveland Education Center.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Ransomware

Dan Swinhoe discusses negotiating ransomware payments .

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

How to Succeed in Graduate School

Jennifer S. Furlong and Julie Miller Vick review how a doctoral student can keep their career on track.

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Monday, October 29, 2018

Content Thieves

Heather Lloyd-Martin suggests how developers can stymie thieves who steal website content .

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Sunday, October 28, 2018

Google's First Headquarters

Google celebrated the firm's 20th anniversary, including a video of the original garage where the firm was born.

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Saturday, October 27, 2018

Google Image Search

Barry Schwartz reports that Google has updated its image search to provide "creator" and "credit" metadata.

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Search Engine Optimization Tip

Adrian Cojocariu analyzes the use of the "www" prefix on web sites, and concludes that it is mildly beneficial to search engine optimization (SEO).

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Google's Blocked Words

Joy Hawkins shares the list of 25 words which Google uses to flag inappropriate advertising . Most of these are slang words that can be employed without conveying an offensive meaning, so knowledge of the list could avoid a marketing debacle.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Chat advertising

Barry Levine reports how AdLingo is bringing advertising with chat to Google's network.

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Alumni and the Enrollment Process

Cailin Crowe explains the role of Harvard alumni in recruiting undergraduates.

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Monday, October 22, 2018

Brain Health With Aging

Jolynn Tumolo reports on research indicating that half of women and a third of men will develop either Parkinson's, dementia, or stroke .

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Sunday, October 21, 2018

Don't Text While Driving

The American Automobile Association asking drivers to pledge to avoid texting while driving . This is the first time I have heard the term "Intexticated."

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Saturday, October 20, 2018

Home Office Lifestyle

Matt Alderton suggests how a person can avoid distractions while working from home.

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Racially Conscience Recruiting

Nell Gluckman reports on Harvard's "racially conscience" admissions policy . The university is having to defend itself in court, as a result of at least one Asian-Americans feeling discriminated against as a result of Harvard's attempt to maintain diversity.

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Monday, October 15, 2018

Fake News Database From Politico

Cristiano Lima and Andrew Britz report on a "fake news" database created by Politico. The database can be searched here: https://www.politico.com/interactives/2018/is-this-true.

Note that Politico is critical of the current administration, and, like Wikipedia, nominations of "fake news" websites are submitted by the public (probably mainly Politico readers). So the database may express a bias against conservative viewpoints.

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Sunday, October 07, 2018

Blaming the Obese

Michael Hobbes muses on the lack of charity toward the obese and the pain verbal abuse and discrimination causes.

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Wednesday, October 03, 2018

iPhone Security

Michael Grothaus says that Apple products are inherently more secure than the competitor's offerings.

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Monday, October 01, 2018

Your Best Performance

Mark Wilson notes that adults can "hit their prime at any time.

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