Archive for June, 2012

My Car’s Radio Needs an Internet Connection (AKA: RIP, WFNX)

Monday, June 25th, 2012

From previous posts, you might know I’m a huge radio fan. Music flows in my family’s blood. I don’t remember how old I was when my parents gave me a radio, but I remember doing homework in elementary school with music playing in the background. I remember Dad being impressed at how I could sing […]

BBC on Higher Ed Trend of Online Courses

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

The BBC gives an overview of several universities’ efforts to provide online courses, including Harvard University’s and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s join venture edX. The BBC mentions educators have been experimenting with translating courses into online environments already. I can only imagine as more courses move online or online components grow, experimentation will only […]

Happy 10th Birthday, Meetup!

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

Can you believe Meetup is ten years old? It seems both like it’s been around longer and that it’s newer. Was it that long ago that I went to my first Meetup? And I still attend some gatherings and read group postings. Meetup is particularly awesome because of its ability to create and support communities […]

6/11 Job Fair & Upcoming Job Hunt Workshops

Monday, June 11th, 2012

Today (6/11), the Boston Marriott Copley Place hosts the Professional Diversity Career Fair beginning at 2 pm. The list of exhibiting organizations contains some great organizations from a variety of industries. (I do not know how they define “diversity.” Their registration form did not ask me about any particular characteristics: gender, ethnicity, disability …) On […]