Teachers Report Educational Benefits of Frequent... →
teachingliteracy: Teachers who use technology frequently in their classrooms perceive greater benefits to student learning—particularly learning 21st century skills—than teachers who are less frequent users. That’s one of the major findings from a K-12 technology study released Monday by researchers out of the Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership at Minnesota’s Walden...
It's official: White House wants more spectrum for... →
infoneer-pulse: The White House has thrown its weight behind the Federal Communications Commission’s efforts to free up 500MHz of broadband for wireless spectrum. President Obama has signed a Presidential Memorandum committing the government to a “sustained effort” to find the licenses and re-purpose them over the next ten years. The National Economic Council’s Lawrence Summers is outlining the...
Obama Internet "kill switch" plan approved by US... →
‘At this moment,’ the letter says, ‘we are facing our biggest challenge ever....– ASCAP Declares War on Free Culture In its ongoing march toward complete irrelevance, ASCAP calls on its members to fight the free culture movement, including voluntary licenses like Creative Commons. (via shawnyeager) (via infoneer-pulse)
Would You Break Up via Facebook? [STATS] →
mashable: If you’ve ever checked up on your alleged S.O.’s Facebook page only to find that the “In a Relationship” status had been switched to “Single,” you know the feeling is…
Google and YouTube just won a key US case against... →
I am Jack's brain: SanDisk's SD card can store... →
SanDisk on Wednesday announced a Secure Digital card that can store data for 100 years, but can be written on only once. The WORM (write once, read many) card is “tamper proof” and data cannot be altered or deleted, SanDisk said in a statement. The card is designed for long-time preservation of crucial data like legal documents, medical files and forensic evidence, SanDisk said. The media...
HTML5 Rocks →
html5watch: Google has a new tutorial site aimed at helping developers dive into HTML5. Pretty nice!
Uncertain Times: Münchausen by Internet is a... →
Münchausen by Internet is a pattern of behavior in which Internet users seek attention by feigning illnesses in online venues such as chat rooms, message boards, and Internet Relay Chat (IRC). It has been described in medical literature as a manifestation of factitious disorder or factitious…
bigfun: I miss those days when you used to work. Please resume functioning at your earliest convenience ASAP. Thanks, Me tartanspartan I second this motion.
There are so many little nerds behind their computers, on their little blogs.– Robert Pattinson (via jessicachu) Little nerds behind computers > “army of vampires” (via inothernews)
Timothy Karr: The Fate of the Internet -- Decided... →
continuum: The Wall Street Journal just reported that the Federal Communications Commission is holding “closed-door meetings” with industry to broker a deal on Net Neutrality — the rule that lets users determine their own Internet experience.
whyyyyyy won't any of my queued posts post!?!?!
(via theoxygen) Same reason mine won’t. Problem appears to have started Monday. Annoying.
How Salespeople Are Using Social Media for Real... →
mashable: The Real Results series is supported by Gist, an online service that helps you build stronger relationships. By connecting your inbox to the web, you get…
Lieberman Proposes Internet Kill Switch |... →
Toshiba Libretto W100 is a Dual-Screen Answer to... →
mashable: As a part of the 25th anniversary of Toshiba’s laptop business, the company unveiled a dual-screen laptop concept named the Libretto W100. Although Toshiba calls it a concept…
Why Feedback and Filters are Necessary in Social... →
mashable: Howard Greenstein is a Social Media Strategy and Marketing consultant, and President of the Harbrooke Group. He’s also a national board member of Social Media Club. We’ve…
Why Behavioral Economists Love Farmville →
newsweek: (Even though we honestly think it’s kind of a waste of time)
MySpace president quits 5 months after reshuffle →