Monthly Archives: October 2010

The History of Computers and Technology, Non-Snoozefest Style.

Who wants to learn about IBM, the history of the computer, and other titillating topics? (Picture From My Computer Tech Blog) “oOoh! oOoh! Pick me! Pick me!” I can hear you saying it over the internet, how cool is that? Computers started … Continue reading

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Google, Search, Etc.

You know how you stumble upon something really cool, unique words sometimes and just can’t wait  to use them?  Well, I learned a really odd one today: “Technorati.” It’s a proper noun because it is the name of a search … Continue reading

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Search and Such

So I totally tried to set up a Google Analytics page for my website, and for my blog, and it did not work out for me.  The HTML code I was supposed to plug into the pages would NOT paste, … Continue reading

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Neutral Internet?

Networks are so much more complex than they sound.  Individual computers at the college are part of a network.  The computers I use at the bank are part of a network.  And that big network’s success is dictated by how … Continue reading

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Dodgy Privacy Settings on Site

Privacy?  I value it, just like everyone else.  Am I skeptical of how businesses use my information? Yes, ma’am. In class, we discussed how the different entertainment service providers we subscribe to use our information and the sometimes dodgy practices … Continue reading

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Mind Maps and Madame Alexander

Well damn. We were making mind maps in class last time, and I wanted to show you my lovely mind map I made, but the website isn’t jazzed about me copying the screen or posting the picture here.  Oh well. … Continue reading

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SAPP: Secrets, ACLU, Panopticon, and Privacy

I figure I can fit in an early blog post before my flight. One of the readings this week was the “Panopticon,” a way-centuries old thought experiment for a prison floor plan.  Of course, the reading didn’t really come with … Continue reading

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