Tag Archives: Initial Reflections

I Can’t Make Pizza

“Pizza” is a skiing term. My experience with skiing is an analogy for what I expect from this class.

My Dad Tried to Print A Video: Social Media’s Evolution

Last night before I went to bed, I was scrolling through my instagram feed and I came across this picture. Aside from its obvious humor the post encouraged me to reflect on what social media is today and how we currently adopt it. When the term social media is used today facebook, twitter, youtube etc. are […]

Initial Expectations of Social Media

To me, the most shocking aspect of social media is how fast it seemed to creep into my every day life. I can still remember the moment when I first made my Facebook account, and began what seemed to be a never ending journey into the world of social media. What started with me using […]

From Myspace to Facebook to Instagram to ?????

    The Ice Bucket Challenge, I bet you have all done it.  First, the water was not that cold and the challenge was not that difficult.  Who ever thought that taking a bag of ice, dumping it into a bucket of water, and pouring it over your head would be done by millions of […]

Initial Thoughts on Social Media: It’s All About My Reputation.

So, what are my initial thoughts on what social media is right now? I have yet to know how to use them in a way that they can add true value to my real life. A bit about me, I’m in my mid 30s, with a career in the technology field and in the middle […]

Can Social Media Actually Help Me?

If you were to ask me what I thought about social media three months ago you would hear a very different answer now and I assume almost the complete opposite answer after completing this course.  I am at the point were I am starting to see social media as an effective tool in the workplace […]

The Attention Span Arms Race

This post was going to be a reflection on the TED Talk assigned for class, about how web video powers innovation. Then I got distracted. But you should watch it; it was insightful and wonderful. Twitter has come out with a service to record and host 6-second videos to your twitter account. It is called Vine, although I […]