All Posts Tagged "Dream a Little Dream…"

The Use of Social Media in the Egyptian Revolution

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On January 25, 2011, Egypt erupted into hundreds of mass protests that made up the Egyptian Revolution. Thousands of revolutionaries stormed the streets to protest the decades of oppression, tyranny, poverty, and police brutality in Egypt. They demanded change, and they would wait for it no longer. To elicit such change and gather support for […]
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Groupthink in Beta

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Blake’s project explores the use of Facebook in modern society, as does mine (but in a different context), so I am excited to see her final product! Her draft did a great job of capturing my attention. The purpose of her project is crystal clear: to explore the use of Facebook in today’s society and highlight […]
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Sharpening my Tools

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Here, I have listed the bibliography for my inquiry project.  Abdulla, Rasha A. The Revolution Will Be Tweeted. The Cairo Review of Global Affairs, n.d. Web. 15 July 2014. Choudhary, Alok, Hendrix, William, Lee, Kathy, Palsetia, Diana, and Liao, Wei-Keng. ”Social Media Evolution of the Egyptian Revolution.” Communications of the ACM 55.5 (2012): 75. Web. 15 July 2014. […]
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Some Assembly Required

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Author Theodor H. Nelson states in his book Computer Lib/Dream Machines: “Almost everyone seems to agree that Mankind (who?) is on the brink of a revolution in the way information is handled…” The book was published in 1974. Forty years later, this prediction has become a reality. Social media has forever changed the way information is dispersed, […]
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Inquiry Project Beta

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How quickly time passes! It feels like I just began my adventure through this course, and now I am around a week away from the end!  Everything we have been working on for this course has been with the inquiry project in mind; a culmination of this semester’s work all in one project. While I […]
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Investigators Assemble!

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Author Theodor H. Nelson states in his book Computer Lib/Dream Machines: “Almost everyone seems to agree that Mankind (who?) is on the brink of a revolution in the way information is handled…” This book was published in 1974. Forty years later, this prediction has become a reality. Social media has forever changed the way information […]
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Interior Design

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Most everyone has heard of the Egyptian Revolution, the revolution that brought together millions of people for the sole purpose of ousting then president Hosni Mubarak. The Revolution began on January 25, 2011, National Police Day, with a protest that brought together tens of thousands of Egyptians demanding an end to Mubarak’s tyrant regime. The […]
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Real Estate Search

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After spending what felt like forever searching the web for the perfect place to post my inquiry project, I decided on Weebly. I have used Weebly before, so I am comfortable with the site and I have a pretty good understanding of how to maneuver myself through it. I find Weebly easier to work with than […]
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Filling My Toolbox

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Here is my finalized list of the eight sources I plan on  using in my inquiry project: Personal Dynamic Media by Alan Kay and Adele Goldberg Computer Lib/ Dream Machines by Theodor H. Nelson Augmenting Human Intellect: A Conceptual Framework by Douglas C. Engelbart Spring Awakening: How an Egyptian Revolution Began on Facebook by Jose […]
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Nugget Curation: Part Deux

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I have organized this second curation by first listing the nuggets I chose and then listing the connections I drew amongst them based on my tags. Nuggets 1. Egypt’s Spring: Causes of the Revolution by Dr. Ann M. Lesch There was public outrage at the very public beating-to-death just before midnight on June 6, 2010, of 28-year-old […]
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Recent Thought Vectors Tagged "nugget"

Inquiry Nugget Series: Ep 3, Spatial Self

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via: Section 76!

“Much like many other online identity practices on social networks, the spatial self is based […] Read More

Inquiry Nugget Series: Ep 3, Spatial Self

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via: Danh's Mind

“Much like many other online identity practices on social networks, the spatial self is based […] Read More

Inquiry Nugget Series: Ep 2, Intimacy

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via: Section 76!

I don’t want to end the semester with my series unfinished so I will do […] Read More

Nuggeting Sources

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via: Univ 200

“As a prisoner, I could not access the Web directly. Staff members oversaw policies that […] Read More

Connecting Nuggets

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via: Not So Far Far Away...

Fisheries and sustainable resources of the ocean are important. Roughly 25% of the protein used […] Read More

Nuggeting sources

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via: morgan jacobs

This source– I actually found when doing research for a course I am taking about […] Read More