Author Archives: robinna

Question of the day: What is Google+?

For those who haven’t heard about it, Google+ allows you to group networks and contacts in visual circles (and share information similarly to Facebook). Google + is kind of just added functionality to your Google account and if you are already have a Google account, more than likely it will be rolled out to you eventually (following the pattern of implementation for Buzz and Wave). ...

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Question of the day: WordPress resources

Okay, so there a bazillion WP resources out there (and feel free to add yours and I’ll update the list), but here are a few I find useful:n your own server WP (e.g. wordpress.org) For inspiration: http://welovewp.com/For simple howtos and tutorials: http://www.siteground.com/​tutorials/wordpress/For a book: http://www.amazon.com/Word​Press-24-Hour-Trainer-Crea​te-Customize/dp/0470554584For the official forums and way to ask for help: wordpress.org

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Google tip of the day (privacy settings)

If you’re a Google user (any of their products) don’t forget that you can review and change your settings for all services you use via the Dashboard. I always forget just how handy the Dashboard is for updating settings across the Googlesphere. https://www.google.com/dashboard/ ..and don’t forget you can turn of search history which directly ties your account to your searching.

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Google+ : thoughts on Google’s new social effort

So, I’ve been playing a bit with Google+ the new social media site from you know who. (Clicking on images will show you the full size, btw…)Is it a Facebook Killer? At this point, I’d say no for a variety of reasons: There is no page functionality. Alot of us (including me) use pages to network and share without having to have a personal connection ...

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Facebook, wifi & security – what you need to know

I actually talk quite a bit about wifi and security (and even in connection with Facebook) in the class I’m teaching this week (it falls under the “how to keep your private life… private” section…) ———————————-If you use facebook, make sure you change the security settings. The default behavior is over http and this Wi-Fi sniffing app (facesniff) for Android is gaining a lot of ...

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Free E conference using social media to promote digital photos

“Welcome to ATLAS! Using Social Media to Promote Digital Photos” Alliance Library System(ALS) and LearningTimes are pleased to announce n online conference to debut ATLAS, a new set of social media tools to promote history and digital photographs. The conference will beheld online using Adobe Connect on Monday June 29 from 9:00 A.M. –11:00 A.M. There is no charge for this exciting conference. ATLAS (Alliance’s ...

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