MOOC Option for Learning Life

MOOC is a massive open online course. It is an experimental sector that has caught the attention of traditional academia and may become a valid educational option for many individuals across continents. A MOOC is an option for learning all kinds of things; educational resources for countless transformative goals. The school of life is a continuum, dare to save these MOOC choices in your bookmarks!

MOOC

Things that make you go MOOC!

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Personalized Homepage Providers to substitute iGoogle

Google delivered in its promise to pull the plug off its customizable home page. This has left an opportunity to explore alternatives among a growing number of personalized homepage providers to replace iGoogle.

iGoogle personalized homepage providers

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Search Tools To Monitor Brands And Much More

Search Tools Monitoring Brands

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Communications professionals use search tools beyond Google, Bing and Yahoo to:

  •     monitor brands owned by employers or competitors or
  •     produce results for academic research or
  •     perform marketing research for upcoming product lines

These free search tools are commodities for digital life: Netvibes, Wolfram Alpha and DEVONagent Lite.

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Skeumorph and The Parallax Effect – Playing in Small Screens Near You

Owners of iPhone and iPad have been chatty in Apple-themed forums since iOS7 dropped. A source of complains about motion sickness, nausea, vertigo seemingly caused by the new parallax and zoom features in iOS7.

This week motion on-screen takes center stage. Let the carnival begin.

screenshot of iOS6 home window

iOS6 nostalgic skeumorphism

Yellow traffic sign choice ahead

Accommodare aut mori
(adapt or die)

Screenshot of iOS7 flat design

iOS7 flatter than Texas

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Social behavior predictions for the latest gadgets and gizmos

Signs of the digital divide are bound to continue showing in patterns of digital consumption. Here are three of many ways in which consumers choices will show the social split among “haves and have nots” for the rest the year: iPhone 5s or 5c, Google Wallet and the Samsung Galaxy Gear.

Rich kids

You mean you don’t have the i-toothpick yet?

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Apple? Windows? No time to rest on your digital laurels, the world operates in more than one way.

It is time to start thinking about a world of proprietary software and niche operative systems …desktop, mobile and otherwise. Shake out your digital comfort zone beyond internships or industries.

Panic-not! This is NOT a technical blog, however if:

  • your entire computing know-how or will-to-learn is limited to Apple, Windows or Linux, or
  • you have never heard of Ubuntu and you are  about to graduate or change jobs then
  • you should read this brief piece
A world of many operative systems

A world of many operative systems

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The New TV Model as an Opportunity for Media Professionals

The big change that traditional television and cable are experimenting equals opportunity for you.

Netflix’s 14 Emmy nominations, and NBC.com with 3 for original programming (separate from NBC network) –how these among other cultural changes affect you as a young professional involved in media, marketing, technology, law, etc.

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