Author Archives: robinna

Happy BD to my robot!

Okay, so it’s not really my roomba’s birthday, but it IS the 20th anniversary of irobot. irobot started out as military kind of robot proj and now, it’s cleaning my floors… LOL I need a scooba though! 😉 Anyhow, I wandered over to the irobot site and discovered this popup “warning” (I’m still laughing, what doesn’t it cover? the weather?) The press release that you ...

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What happened to (& reviews of URL shorteners)

Wandered over to shorten a URL and found this: is no longer accepting URL shortening requests via its website. May we respectfully suggest that you choose one of the many other wonderful alternatives available. Please understand that this does not affect any software that has available within it.‘s API is available, and redirections are working normally. Found this article about it: ...

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Your private life, well, it’s not so private (higher ed, social media, and privacy)

Interesting article about faculty and social media, touching a tiny bit on online presence & digital identity ( because you know — say it with me kids — if you’re not building your digital identity, someone is building it for you…) but also further removes the illusion that faculty members — or anyone, for that matter — can maintain a completely private life on the ...

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Open Identity Exchange project

Interesting article about a potential project involving google, paypal, verizon and others. “Open Identity Exchange (OIX) is a newly founded non-profit organization, launched today at the RSA Conference 2010 by Google, PayPal, Equifax, VeriSign, Verizon, CA and Booz Allen Hamilton. The aim of this new organization is exchange of online identity credentials across public and private sectors; in other words, it can certify online identity ...

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Mobile dev resources

For those of you developing for mobile devices… I know, I should be… great list from a friend…————————-The Complete iPhone Development Toolboxa list of blogs,tutorials,screencastss,code snippets, and bookss A great list of links for creating mobile enabled sites 18 Mobile Frameworks and Development Tools for Creating iPhone Apps

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