Category Archives: CIS-218

Very good post on the TEB Blog dealing with globalization. In the “WEB 2.0 Essentials” class, we show you how to use data found on the internet, work collaboratively with people anywhere in the globe, break down the boundaries associated with tradition education and work. It is a must-take class for anyone that works in diverse teams.

TED Blog

Pankaj Ghemawat coined a new phrase in his talk from TEDGlobal: “globaloney.”

In other words, Ghemawat takes issue with the idea that national borders are eroding and that we are all just living in “one world.” It’s a notion Ghemawat says was first floated in the 1850s by David Livingston, the Scottish explorer who traveled the Nile, and that persists strongly through today. And yet, says Ghemawat, data shows that it isn’t necessarily true.

“I’m going to suggest that globaloney can be very harmful to your health,” says Ghemawat, the author of Global 3.0: Global Prosperity and How to Achieve It, in his talk. “If we thought we were already there, there’d be no particular point to pushing harder … Being accurate about how limited globalization levels are is critical to being able to notice that there might be room for something more that would contribute further to…

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Evernote for Android Update: Speech-to-text and Big Widget Enhancements | Evernote Blogcast

One of my favorite tools to show fellow instructors, and my students, is Evernote.  The new widget and tool feature for Android phone are impressive.

 

Evernote for Android Update: Speech-to-text and Big Widget Enhancements | Evernote Blogcast.


Every 60 seconds in social media (infographic)

The chart in the referenced post is an awesome reason to explain to someone why they need to learn about and master the WEB 2.0 world. It is the way the world is moving.


Piclogo – Check-in by Photo (iPhone)

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I have not used this service, but since we recently talked about tagging and specifically geo tagging i thought this little service seemed interesting, especially the part that you only have to take a picture of the logo of the location you are at for the service to figure out where you are.

The first one click check-in and coupon delivery app!
Picalogo iPhone app enables you to get coupons and check-in to various services – like Foursquare and Facebook places – merely by taking a picture of the logo of the business you’re in! It’s everywhere in the business

via Piclogo – http://picalogo.com.

I can envision a time where auto check-in will take pace when you take a picture of somewhere you are at.  Your cell phone already know the Lat and Long of where you are so it wouldn’t take that much.


Week 3 Assignments

WEB 2.0 for Students

LMC CIS-218 12797

Created for students to link to this page.


Week 2 Assignments

WEB 2.0 for Students

LMC CIS-218 12797

Created for students to link to this page.


First Week’s Assignment

WEB 2.0 for Students

LMC CIS-218 12797

Created for students to link to this page.


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