Category Archives: Culture

Our connection to old photographs and sharing on social media

robinna/ June 12, 2014/ Culture, marketing, social media, Blog posts/ 0 comments

People share old photos to social media for many reasons including 1)Identity – establishing identity 2)Connection –  with people locally/regionally or to a regional area (place they grew up) – old friends/family or to identify old friends/family 3)Education – learning about and participating in history 4)Nostalgia 5)Research 6)Organize the world/Understand humanity 7)Art/Creative value (some of just like to look at

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Revisiting Net Neutrality – FCC seeks comments [video]

robinna/ May 30, 2014/ Technology, Culture, Blog posts/ 0 comments

FCC is seeking comments on Net Neutrality and other things, http://www.fcc.gov/comments , choose 14-28. Net neutrality has been gutted. Net neutrality is “the principle that Internet service providers should enable access to all content and applications regardless of the source, and without favoring or blocking particular products or websites.” (Google definition)  ISPs and others who have had to provide content

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Social genes – you are where you are?

robinna/ April 2, 2014/ Culture, social media/ 0 comments

Fascinating – giving insight into the nature vs. nurture theory: Your DNA is not a blueprint. Day by day, week by week, your genes are in a conversation with your surroundings. Your neighbors, your family, your feelings of loneliness: They don’t just get under your skin, they get into the control rooms of your cells. Inside the new social science

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Yahoo buys vizify, shuts it down

robinna/ March 13, 2014/ Technology, History of Technology, Culture/ 0 comments

Vizify shuts dow: From Vizify: Keep your bio online a bit longer We’ve created a way to archive a snapshot of your bio so that it remains online at Vizify a while longer. You have until April 7, 2014 to archive your bio. Your archived bio will remain publicly visible through September 4, 2014. If you make changes to your

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Wake up and smell the bacon with your phone

robinna/ March 13, 2014/ Technology, Culture, Creativity/ 0 comments

Wow… Announced earlier today by Oscar Mayer, the Wake Up and Smell the Bacon dongle plugs into the bottom of your iOS device and fires out a scented bacon spray in the morning as you are emerging from bed. Read more: http://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/oscar-mayer-iphone-device-wakes-smell-bacon/#ixzz2vqdeK8aK Follow us: @digitaltrends on Twitter | digitaltrendsftw on Facebook )