Archive for the 'Blogging' Category

WordCamp Boston 2013 October 25-27, 2013 Microsoft NERD Center Cambridge Mass.

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

WordCamp Boston 2013 is being held on October 25-27, 2013 at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. WordCamp deals with the WordPress blogging program which this website uses. Beginners and advanced users are welcome. Costs: Full weekend $60.00 Saturday/Sunday $40.00 Friday $20.00 For more info:  http://2013.boston.wordcamp.org/ Posted by Rich

Newberry College Offers Social Media Major

Sunday, December 16th, 2012

Via a Washington Monthly blog post, RKO told me a college close to my heart, Newberry College, now offers a social media major. According to the press release: “Offered through the Department of Arts and Communications, the Social Media major will be an original interdisciplinary program that would capitalize on the strengths of existing courses […]

Campaign Blogging 9 Years Down the Road

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Just the other day, I was telling someone about blog group’s quest to attend campaign events for the Democratic presidential nominee candidates back in 2003 and how I should have been thinking about doing a little bit of that this fall while I don’t have a full-time job taking dibs on my weekdays. Today, one […]

When to Post What Online: Balancing Social Media While Job Searching

Monday, October 29th, 2012

As if hunting for a job is not tricky enough, social media users now have to ponder what they want to post with what a potential employer might think about the content. Onlineclasses.org has an amusing flowchart giving pointers about when to post what online while looking for work and statistics about recruiters’ and hiring managers’ […]

PodCamp Boston September 24-25 Microsoft NERD Cambridge

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

PodCamp Boston 6 is being held on September 24-25, 2011 at the Microsoft NERD in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Cost is $30.00 For those who need a reminder of what PodCamp is all about: “Podcamp is an unconference where newbies and advanced content makers alike come to learn more about and share their knowledge of podcasting, blogging, […]

Bloggers Wanted To Cover Digital Commonwealth Conference March 25

Saturday, January 30th, 2010

The Digital Commonwealth is offering free registration for bloggers to cover the March 25 Conference: “Want to come free? DigiComm offers free registrations to three people who will blog the conference. Each blogger will cover the keynotes and one of three breakout tracks:” 1. Getting Started with Digital Commonwealth; Metadata 1; and the Role of […]

Deloitte Offers Webcast in Harnessing Social Media while Mitigating the Risks, 12/8, 2 pm EST

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Deloitte’s upcoming webcastSocial Media and Government: Managing the Blurred Line between Personal Lives and Official Business discusses how businesses and governments can take advantage of social media while handling the risks of employees using the tools. Registration is free. The event is Tuesday, December 8, at 2 pm EST. Addenda 12/08/09: The webcast hit on […]

The Shifted Librarian Using WordPress Lifestream Plugin

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

Jenny Levine of the Shifted Librarian library blog started to use WordPress’ Lifestream plugin which allows her to post feeds from her major sites such as Flickr, delicious, Twitter, Google Reader, and Youtube onto her blog. It also allows her to add any other RSS feeds not listed. This looks like an interesting experiment using […]

UW Library Students Blog about Internships in Botswana

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

The latest issue of Jottings, the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Library and Information Studies newsletter, announced Sarah and David, who hope to graduate this year, are spending a few months in Botswana to intern at two new public libraries. Wow! What great opportunities! They’re blogging about it, of course: Sarah Elsewhere dave 2.0 (Had […]

Spring Cleaning and Blogs

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Garrett suggests doing some spring cleaning on blogs, particularly those running WordPress. I’d be a lot more inclined to follow some of the suggestions, like updating software and going through old posts, had I access to the server and had this blog far fewer than 5,000+ posts.