MIT’s Center for Civic Media has two events (at least) of note this week: Data Therapy Webinar: Techniques for Creative Data Presentation sounds like a great way to get some ideas on how to enthrall audiences with data-filled presentations. (We’re all warming up for the annual conferences, showing off at work, preparing for the board [...]
Archive for February, 2012
Via the LinkedIn group LIS Career Options, I found a pointer to an article about 7 cool resumes on Pinterest. What makes the resumes cool is the person’s ability to showcase design or artistic skill or creativity, nontraditional layout of information, and use of color. A link took me to some methods people have used [...]
I’ve heard and read lots of pros and cons about blogging while searching for a job. I decided I’m going to do it. I’m tired of feeling like I can’t or shouldn’t share various resources or knowledge I come across while searching, learning about the job search process, or reading various online job groups. I’m [...]
Berkman Fellow Jerome Hergueux discusses a platform for conducting social experiments online and present some experiment results during today’s Berkman lunch.
(Unfortunately, I was 30 minutes late to this presentation. I’m not sure who was speaking when I entered.) The MIT Center for Civic Media hosts Allied Media Projects staff and Detroit Digital Justice Coalition members for a conversation about what they’re doing with people and technology. “We’re not trying to bridge the digital divide as [...]
Yeah, well, it’s Valentine’s Day, soOo the Berkman Center is doing something a bit topical. (Happy Valentine’s Day!) Kevin Lewis from Harvard’s sociology department and with Berkman ties is presenting research on dating sites. “I’m a little worried that all of you want to spend your Valentine’s Day learning about online dating from a single [...]
The Boston Globe’s digital initiatives folks are speaking at MIT’s Center for Civic Media about, well, digital efforts at the Globe.