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Google+ is Expanding Social Media Options for Clinical Trials - Industry Blog - MediciGlobal

Google+ is Expanding Social Media Options for Clinical Trials - Industry Blog - MediciGlobal | HASTAC | Scoop.it
Will Google+ put a dent in Facebook? Maybe. Will it be the beginning of the end for Facebook? Unlikely. While it won’t replace Facebook, its introduction of Google+ is a significant one.

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FrameCity's comment, August 24, 2011 1:14 PM
With all of the new security and sharing changes Facebook will be implementing beginning tomorrow, I think Google+ will falter. The selling point of Google+ is the ability to share posts and pictures with certain, well-defined buckets of people (friends, co-workers, family), Facebook will soon be implementing the same abilities. Should be interesting to see the war!
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Ivan Chermayeff 2008

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Ivan Chermayff talks about his 50-year career as graphic designer. He tries to understand what graphic design is and decides that it includes destroying myths, playing around, breaking rules and mak (Lesson one in design - learning how to see.
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OMG! Is Technology Ruining Written Communication?

OMG! Is Technology Ruining Written Communication? | HASTAC | Scoop.it
As a professional writer, I know that my standards for writing may be a bit higher than most, but the the use of slang and acronyms in our written (and sometimes verbal) communication has become more prevalent over the past few years, and I have to...
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UK riots: the questions social media giants need to answer

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Dan Sabbagh: Social networks are to face questions from ministers over their role in the UK riots – could they do more to stop unrest?
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The Google Gap: College Kids Aren't Good At Searching [STUDY]

The Google Gap: College Kids Aren't Good At Searching [STUDY] | HASTAC | Scoop.it
Students in a two-year ethnographic study referred to Google more than any other database when discussing their research habits. But ironically, they weren't very good at using it.
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Clay Shirky Says Good Collaboration is Structured Fighting

Clay Shirky Says Good Collaboration is Structured Fighting | HASTAC | Scoop.it
Companies and projects focusing on large-scale collaboration might want to start thinking about collaboration in a new way. Clay Shirky, author of Here Comes Everybody closed out the ...
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13 Books on the Future of Money & New Economy

13 Books on the Future of Money & New Economy | HASTAC | Scoop.it
I tapped the twittersphere the other day for the best books on the 'future of money' and the new/emerging economy & infrastructures. Here's what you came up with. Attribution below each book. O...
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College Ready Writing: Peer-Driven Learning: The Challenges of Letting Go of Control

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Peer-Driven Learning: The Challenges of Letting Go of Control

Tomorrow is my first day of crowdsourcing my course, or, perhaps more accurately, working with my students to create a peer-driven course. We had our first class(es) on Monday, where I introduced the concept and we went through the syllabus, such as it was. I assigned two posts from Cathy Davidson's HASTAC blog, as well as the Paulo Freire essay on the banking concept of education included in their reader, in an attempt to inspire and challenge them, to help them see things a little differently.

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21st Century Education Requires Lifewide Learning - Christopher Dede - Innovations in Education - Harvard Business Review

21st Century Education Requires Lifewide Learning - Christopher Dede - Innovations in Education - Harvard Business Review | HASTAC | Scoop.it
Business bloggers at Harvard Business Review discuss a variety of business topics including managing people, innovation, leadership, and more.
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