Weekly Web Harvest (weekly)

By | September 13, 2014

List of common misconceptions – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “There was no widespread outbreak of panic across the United States in response to Orson Welles’ 1938 radio adaptation of H.G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds. Only a very small share of the radio audience was even listening to it, and isolated reports of scattered […]

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Question was asked about whether or not reimaging info was being sent to…

By | September 8, 2014

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  • There were 6-7 different Power School issues and the response was always the same:  to reimage.  Also, I received this message on another ticket:  “…you will have more issues until you get the new image. A lot of the new software available in SC will not run on 32bit. One of the largest in the Creative Cloud, you have to be on a 64bit image.”

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Photography – Week 39

By | September 1, 2014

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3D Passenger Pigeon Bones

By | September 1, 2014

I’ve been working with Bernard Means who runs VCU’s Virtual Curation Laboratory1. We spoke briefly a while back about building a site to allow for interactive views and downloads of 3D STL files his team has made of passenger pigeon bones. One of the goals was to allow mobile devices to interact with the site […]

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Sociological Theorists WordPress Site

By | September 1, 2014

Our Sociology Department Chair, Jennifer Johnson, is out there leading the way for the Sociology Department at VCU. She’s not only thinking through how syndication will impact the design of their entire program and curriculum (online and off), she’s also teaching a course on Sociological Theory in a way that shows how student work can […]

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Weekly Web Harvest (weekly)

By | August 30, 2014

Super Punch “From Luc Besson’s AMA, regarding writing The Fifth Element: At 16, i wrote 200 pages and threw them in the garbage because it was bad. I then wrote 200 more which also finished in the garbage. Then I wrote 400 pages that i kept, waited for 15 years, and wrote a first draft. […]

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The Mother Blog Primer

By | August 27, 2014

The Concept FeedWordPress is the plugin that allows us to create our “mother blogs.” Consider it an example of the “you are what you eat” concept. The “mother blog” is composed of the consumed feeds. FeedWordPress is our spoon. The mother takes all the student posts from their personal sites and unites them in one […]

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Photography – Week 38

By | August 24, 2014

We took a wrong turn but I got to see a doughnut wall. Someday I’m going to wander around this place.

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Photography – Week 37

By | August 24, 2014

I liked how the cat looked like it was outside while being inside.

From the community garden near my work.

The eyes on this insect are pretty wild.

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Weekly Web Harvest (weekly)

By | August 23, 2014

Researchers Easily Slipped Weapons Past TSA’s X-Ray Body Scanners | Threat Level | WIRED “In their malware demonstration, the researchers used a distinctive image to signal to their software that the scanner should replace a certain person’s image with an innocuous one. “ tags: tsa scanners weekly technology future The Smithsonian Wants You! (To Help […]

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