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Not Impressed By CES

A Tech Skeptic’s Perspective 2014 has arrived in full force, and brought with it an annual January tradition – the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. For those not familiar, this is essentially the Super Bowl of consumer electronics (think TV’s, tablets, phones, video game consoles, etc.). Hundreds of thousands of people gather to … Continued


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What Will Matter Online in 2014

As we closed out 2013, the digital landscape was full of “Year In Review” pieces. Yet, year-end lists always seem so dumbed down – headlines or photos with no real content, epitomizing the link-bait culture that we have seen rise on the web in 2013. This culture was highlighted nicely in a recent Esquire piece. … Continued


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Cybersecurity for College Students: Here’s What Matters

College students have a lot on their minds. Cybersecurity probably isn’t one of them. “Safe surfing” generally gets lower priority than other things that might be on their minds, but a few simple steps taken in advance can significantly increase your security posture. Take a few minutes to make these changes and you’ve suddenly made … Continued





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Day 1 of Spring Break in Silicon Valley 2013

Students from Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies and other colleges are spending their Spring Break taking in the entrepreneurial culture of Silicon Valley and San Francisco first-hand. You can follow along with their adventures here on InfoSpace.


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Day 2 of Spring Break in Silicon Valley 2013

Students from Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies and other colleges are spending their Spring Break taking in the entrepreneurial culture of Silicon Valley and San Francisco first-hand. You can follow along with their adventures here on InfoSpace.


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Give the Gift of Opportunity

The Holiday Season has once again snuck up on us, as has the end of the semester. Inspired by Dean Liddy’s recent post about why she loves our iSchool, I found myself thinking about some of the greatest gifts I’ve ever received: opportunities. Many people, including Dean Liddy, have given me a chance. Most of … Continued


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Reflections on Unplugging

Being connected is great – except for when you want to disconnect. But getting disconnected when you don’t want to be? That might even be worse.