Category Archives: Technology

Twitter for a digital immigrant

Finally, I am a twitter nut!  Ordinarily I am the first one in line for the latest and the greatest, but twitter has simply eluded my comprehension. Twitter has made me feel like a visitor to a foreign land where … Continue reading

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To the lawmakers

I have recently discovered an amazing performance poet, Lauren Zuniga.  Her video, which I have embedded here, is powerful and amazing, and expresses in just a few minutes what many have attempted to convey for a number of years.  Take … Continue reading

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Drag ‘n Drop – into the future

Just a short decade or so ago, the phrase “drag and drop” had little if any meaning, and not many would have ever imagined that it would eventually be a phrase associated with using a personal computer.  But of course, … Continue reading

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Gender still matters

Two articles surfed recently that brought me back to thinking about the messy issue of gender, and ways in which things are changing, and not changing, in the world around us.  The first was a NYT interview with Audrey MacLean, who … Continue reading

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Apple Mania … I confess!

I recently read a little article that says that someone has decided that Apple is now a religion .. that people who are Apple fans (fanatics, like me!) have similar responses when they view that neat little Apple logo (or … Continue reading

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Reflections on digital literacy

Many of my friends and family have the impression that I stay ahead of the curve where all things digital are concerned … but this is not exactly an accurate perception!  Indeed, I love new tech gadgets, and continually search … Continue reading

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Girls and Social Media

So I finished reading Peggy Orenstein’s book “Cinderella Ate My Daughter” several days ago, and have been thinking about the last couple of chapters for days.  Here she writes about the role of technology in girls lives (from toddler-hood onward)! … Continue reading

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Social Media — are we ready?

As many of my friends know, I have been a “techie” of sorts for many years.  However, even though I have been aware of an used the major social media tools, I am only now really beginning to be an … Continue reading

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