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Is your password/login compromised?

In case you’ve not seen the news, gawker (parent co. of lifehacker, jezebel, lots of pop sites) was hacked. Email addresses and passwords FOR GAWKER sites were published at pirate bay and are now out in the wild. Gawker has contacted those who logins/passwords were released, but you can also check to see if your email is on the listhttp://www.slate.com/id/2277768/ If your login and password ...

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Wifi warning — new tool provides ease of hacking into your info

This is incredibly scary but you should be aware that any time you’re on a public wifi it’s probably not secure. ——————— It’s not hard to comprehend the far-reaching ramifications of this tool. Anytime you’re using an open Wi-Fi connection, anyone can swiftly access some of your most private, personal information and correspondence (i.e. direct messages, Facebook mail/chat)— at the click of a button. And ...

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How to Not Give (and Give!) a Webinar (Free webinar)

Social Media Consultant (Guru, Dude, etc.) Chris Brogan is offering a free webinar on how to not/give a webinar. For many of us, webinars are becoming an increasingly important form of training and teaching (I teach Drupal classes as a webinar through Lyrasis – next intro to Drupal Class is coming up in November). Unfortunately, as many of us have witnessed, being a good face ...

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Question of the day: How do I delete a note in facebook?

Q: How do I delete a note in facebook?A: Although not intuitive, this is easy to do. Type Notes into the Search field at the top OR start with your home page (In the news feed list on the left side, click on More, if you do not immediately see ‘Notes’). You may also be able to access notes via a button on your profile, ...

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E-books & e-content

Some interesting thoughts on e-books from a textbook industry blog:Nine Important Trends in the Evolution of Digital Textbooks and E-learning Content The increased disaggregation of content and the breaking up of the traditional textbook model — The movement toward disaggregated content has been seriously afoot ever since iTunes appeared and we started talking about songs instead of albums. We see this happening increasingly in education ...

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Question of the day: where to find free stock footage

Internet archive has both moving images and stills including publicdomain; others are licensed under creative commons (CC).http://www.internetarchive.org and here are the various searches by CC license type:http://is.gd/dMHCl Also searching flickr by CC licensehttp://www.flickr.com/search/advanced/?flickr does have some very short film clips. I’m sure there are other tools, even the creativecommons website hassearching functionality. Youtube allows searching by license, too. Also, fair use may come into play ...

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Question of the Day: Delete or rename friends list in facebook

Q: How do I delete a friends list? I created one for a special event and I don’t need it anymore. A: Facebook always seems to be moving things around and deleting or editing a friends list is no different. It’s easy enough to create a list (several ways, one being> Under the Friends link on the left menu, click on Friends and the first ...

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