Category: Internet

Friday Video: The Price of Shame


http://www.ted.com/talks/monica_lewinsky_the_price_of_shame “Public shaming as a blood sport has to stop,” says Monica Lewinsky. In 1998, she says, “I was Patient Zero of losing a personal reputation on a global scale almost instantaneously.” Today, the kind of online public shaming she went through has become constant — and can turn deadly. In a brave talk, she […]

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NCompass Live: Alexa, what’s an Amazon Echo?


Considering how bad my voice got by the time the hour was up, I think this went as well as it could. Full show details available @ http://nlc.nebraska.gov/scripts/calendar/eventshow.asp?ProgID=14012

Tuesday Tech Tip: Measuring distance in Google Maps


No, not directions, distance… Source: Free Technology for Teachers

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Google reverses recent “no porn” Blogger decision


Hello everyone, This week, we announced a change to Blogger’s porn policy. We’ve had a ton

Friday Video: FCC Meeting on Municipal Broadband and Net Neutrality


For those of you that missed it:

Tech Talk with Michael Sauers: Adding True SMS Service to an Integrated Library System


NCompass Live: Tech Talk with Michael Sauers: Adding True SMS Service to an Integrated Library System (ILS) from Nebraska Library Commission Links

Tuesday Tech Tip: DownDetector


DownDetector is a great little service that will help you figure out if an online

Tuesday Tech Tip: How to set up a “legacy contact” in Facebook


Facebook is a place to share and connect with friends and family. For many of

Friday Video: Lessons learned from the early days of Google


Matt Cutts describes lessons learned from the early days of Google in a January 2015 talk at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The slides are available at https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/13gDspOfYxB3z2_SIKne0zE2uc7dCLTffDkF9DEBTETw/edit#slide=id.p More info about the Toolsmith fund at http://cs.unc.edu/give/toolsmith-fund/ Watch other talks in this series at http://cs.unc.edu/50th/alumni-speaker-series/videos/

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