Monthly Archives: May 2013

Reflection

My original post in the beginning of the year was this :¬†As a student and soon to be worker in the workforce, it is important for me to work on my critiquing skills. Sometimes I feel as if I am … Continue reading

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CCI Showcase

I have gone to the CCI Showcase to display both my internship and the work I have completed in Programmable Microcontrollers, INF 496. My internship with AkimboConnect.com has taught me how to be a team player in a startup culture. … Continue reading

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Open Source Festival

I was thrilled to go to the Open Source festival because it helped me understand the power of open source technology applied at an academic level. I attended the 4:15-5:30 program entitled,¬†Connecting Academia and Industry: With Open Source Practices. The … Continue reading

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Social Data Mining

This topic was very intriguing because it represents an emerging field being born online, social media data mining. The article talks about what we can learn from the emerging social networks and the data that is collected from it. The … Continue reading

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Addictive behavior in the tech space

My article is a review of an interesting book called Addiction by Design. http://socialmediacollective.org/2012/09/06/addiction-by-design-review/ The article points out some very good points that addiction can be manifested in both a gamblers mind and the machines that they play. The article … Continue reading

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