Archive | February

Links of the Week Feb 29th, 2008

Some great finds this week. Much more on the cool sites and articles than any really big news. Also some great reports about the status of the internet. ENJOY!

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Quick Update - New Resources Section

Hey guys I have been very busy this week and also have been compiling a Resources section to this website.  So much of what I’ve been putting together will grow over time and really isn’t things you can put into a post.  The resources have been broken down to include sizeable sections.  So far I’ve [...]

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Social Survey: Del.icio.us

Intro In a simple explanation del.icio.us is a bookmarking service that uses tags instead of folders to organize bookmarks.  Because del.icio.us is an online service it is not restricted to a physical computer.  The only thing that you need is a web browser.  Many sites across the Internet support multiple bookmarking options and del.icio.us is one [...]

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Links of the Week Feb 22th, 2008

Some really great finds and news this week.  It’s amazing how I don’t try it but every week it comes out to just about 30 stories/websites/links.

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Four Reasons Why to Optimize Web Graphics and How to be Environmentally Friendly

What is the difference between the following two pictures?

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Social Survey: StumbleUpon

According to eBizMBA, StumbleUpon is the 5th largest social bookmarking site.   It is one of the most well known and many people would say the most fun to use social bookmarking sites.  What makes StumbleUpon so much fun is the StumbleUpon toolbar.  What is so amazing about this toolbar is the ability to truly surf [...]

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Book Review: The Baseball Economist

I just finished reading The Baseball Economist: The Real Game Exposed the other night.  If you’re not a baseball fan then you can skip the rest of this post without offending me.  Besides being a book about something that I love, this book was written by a Wofford alum!  All the more reason to reason [...]

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Links of the Week Feb 15th, 2008

I hate to start a weekly link wrap-up this way, but I feel it’s my duty. If you haven’t already heard about the tragedy Northern Illinois University then Andrew Careaga over at Higher Ed Marketing has a good wrap with links to other bloggers reactions. My prayers go out to them.

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2007 Annual Web Analysis of Wofford.edu

I know I know it’s been almost a month and a half since the end of 2007 and I have had this report sitting around for over a month, but better late than never right? 

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Social Survey: Digg

Introduction Writing a review of Digg pertaining to Higher Education is much more difficult than writing one for MySpace or Facebook.  Digg is the first of the true Social Bookmarking sites that I’ve covered and is by far the largest, Top 30 Social Bookmarking Sites.  Digg has an Alexa ranking of 150 and reaches 0.64% [...]

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