Loving the art and digital.
Have to try a few of the described techniques. I agree with the writer. Since we have been brought up by a generation that thinks self-promotion is crass, we are sometimes at a disadvantage.
I would add, however, that our generation seems to know how to use the word and can easily overcome this deficit. Also, having a professional and artistic value, words can be interpreted by like-minded others who will discern the “pure” self-promotion from the desire to share scholarly and research interests.
An example of how we do not have to be alone with our problems. These violinists used youtube and twitter when faced with “sidewalk bureaucrats.”
Check out the story. Had a similar experience with the airlines which also seemed to have been solved using Twitter.
Wanted to share this article about an interactive visualization of what happens in Congress. Data visualization and dashboard design are two new aspects to be covered in the course Usability and Interaction.
Three Ideas Wearable Designers Should Steal From This Smart Medical Device | Wired Design | Wired.com15 Mar
Some great ideas for all future wearables, but especially those that are personal to the user.
Was truly surprised about the number of hoaxes found in the so called “legitimate” media. Granted many of these stories are “fluff” but some readers do take them way too seriously. Also, of course, can one believe this media story is valid?
Check out this article from USA TODAY:
Rieder: A flurry of hoaxes bedevil the media
Some are funny but most are serious. As an instructor with students from undergrad through doctoral I will take this seriously. Luckily the schools for whom I teach are in favor of the use of social media. My latest venture with Twitter and my doctoral mentees was a great success and I garnered some useful information and contacts for me as both an instructor and mentor. Guess I am just a social media freak.