So you think you can Google?

screenshot of Google tips infographic

You probably use a search engine daily, if not several times a day. You might even refer to your searches as “Googling [something],” even if you use a different search engine like DuckDuckGo, Bing, or Yahoo. Below is an infographic that shares some tips that will help you search more efficiently. The infographic also has…
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Evolution of the Desk

Throughout the quarter we have discussed the increasing prevalence of technology in our lives. Note to Self’s Bored and Brilliant series explores what our lives would be like if we reduced our use of technology and instead allowed our minds to wander, and the entire Note to Self podcast explores the intersection of our lives and technology. With that being said, the…
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The Marvin Gaye Copyright Lawsuit Outcome

Nobody likes an unresolved cliffhanger. Today the Associated Press reported the outcome of the copyright suit that we discussed in class, which involved Marvin Gaye, Robin Thicke, and Pharrell. BREAKING: Jury finds Pharrell, Thicke copied Marvin Gaye song for ‘Blurred Lines,’ awards $7.3 million. — The Associated Press (@AP) March 10, 2015 It is estimated…
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2014 in review

Now this is a summary of the quarter! The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,800 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 30 trips to carry that…
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