my projects

Illusion: Insight into visual design elements

Covers the most basic elements of webdesign: layout, fonts, whitespace, color theory; additionally encompasses fundamental guidelines and findings regarding how users use the web.Btw, my portion is more of the design stuff. Oh, and this is a google presentation so the design of the presentation itself is a little fugly. 😉 Illusion Insights Into Visual Design Elements View more presentations from robinfay.

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So, what does an Emerging Technologies Group talk about?

Thought you’d never ask…Here is the agenda for Weds. afternoon meeting of the Emerging Technologies Group… we are still playing with our acronym ET or EMT… I kind of like EMT.Robin = me (I chair, btw…)————– Agenda 2/17/2010 Tie up RSS/multimedia pages (Robin/Amy) — any lingering questions or issues? (webpages created to highlight our multimedia and also all of the feeds we are generating…) Libraries ...

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Join us — new Drupal and Expression Engine Groups

Hola! I’m chairing the ATHDrupal group and for now, I am just “helping” the EEATH group (I hope a Chair rises organically in the group).ATHDrupal is a new regional Drupal group (forming out of the ashes of UGA Drupal Group). We would like to invite anyone interested in Drupal to join us. We hope to have some f2f meetings — perhaps, semesterly (and also, to ...

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You think you have a culture of innovation? Are you sure?

As the Chair of the Emerging Technologies Group for the Libraries, I sometimes struggle with what the group members (including me) should be doing — are we a “thinking” body or a “doing” body? Do we just do research and make recommendations? Or do we try to implement/move forward our recommendations, and to what degree? How do we facilitate innovation? How do we facilitate new ...

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Reflections on training

Sigh, I will never agree to do anything on Monday again — it’s just too difficult. Anyhow, I will post the ppt to the cataloging tools presentation shortly. Considering how much training I’ve done over the years (some by choice, some not), I know a few things about teaching and training: You can’t train the untrainable — We all meet people who are disengaged and ...

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Facebook, privacy & digital identity (presentation)

10/26/2009 Update: Although my presentation is still (very) relevant, if you are looking for the fix for the latest facebook live feed enhancement, start here. This presentation was done the week before the enhancement was launched so although I did talk about privacy issues (and setting your privacy settings) the feed enhancement is was not available at the time.…and you can read all my posts ...

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Semantic web, social web, and the progression of the web (presentation)

Well, this is a pretty unwieldly subject to pack into a 1 hour presentation (and I didn’t go very far into the details of the mechanics of the semantic web, at all)….

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