Posts tagged internet

Lifestyle

How To Use The Net To Escape The Net

  Internet, the final frontier. Endless. Silent. Waiting. This is the story of our daily enterprise to seek out all relevant information and contact others like us. To explore. To travel the vast expanse of data, where no man has…

October 25, 2011, by

Lifestyle

How To Create A Simple Google Chrome App In Less Than 5 Minutes

If you take a look at Google’s “Web Store” many Google Chrome apps listed there are basically just quick ways to access web-pages. For example, the official Google Docs app does what? It opens docs.google.com. The Hootsuite app? It opens hootsuite.com/dashboard…

September 24, 2011, by

News

“Please Turn Off the Internet. It Scares Us.”

The “ultimate gothic high tech figure”, Nicolas Sarkozy has put himself at the front of a Lost War: To Civilize the Internet. That’s right. The War on the Internet as we know it. What was it again that Bruce Sterling…

May 29, 2011, by

Language Learning

Will it Blend? Putting the Person Back in Personalized Online Learning Studies

For all the great advantages of online learning, there is one big downside, which is not necessarily the fault of online learning but of the way people relate to it: There exists a wide-spread deception that using tools can replace…

May 18, 2011, by

Online Business

Why the ‘Market’ Metaphor has Failed Us

One of the weird aspects of living in our times is this: The future is proving to us day by day that it has already arrived. While the past hasn’t completely left the stage, yet. So, who’s the star? No matter…

April 17, 2011, by

News

Green eLearning: From electronic to energy-efficient

Okay, let’s face it. From a literary perspective it might not be considered the greatest creative genius to simply add a lower case letter to a word in order to create a brand or product name. I don’t want to…

April 16, 2010, by

News

IELTS Speaking Test: The Public Library Issue

I was looking into publicly available information about the types of questions on the speaking portion of the IELTS academic test, which is a test used by universities in the United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada to assess the English language…

March 14, 2010, by

News

The Net Generation’s Needs & Habits in the Focus of Media Literacy

Where last time I shared insights with you about the psychology of social media (yes, it was that post with the awfully long title), today I want to take a broader look at behavioral patterns and salient features of a…

February 21, 2010, by

Technology

Are kids different because of digital media?

video by The MacArthur Foundation

January 2, 2010, by