Monthly Archives: September 2011

Class 4: The Web, the Digitization of Everything, and the Internet Everywhere

In today’s class, we examined how the web grew from a collection of linked pages to a dynamic and an almost living cache of documents, in what we call Web 2.0, that grow because of the interactions we have with … Continue reading

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Blogs

Michelle Chu It is said that on December 17, 1997 the term ‘weblog’ was first used by Jorn Barger.  Over ten years later the word has been shortened to ‘blog’ and there are over a hundred million bloging sites (Wortham).  … Continue reading

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RSS (Real Simple Syndication)

MEDST 255: New Technologies Nicole Turney Assignment#1: Profile of an Internet Technology September 26, 2011 RSS, short for Real Simple Syndication, “is revolutionizing the way we consume web based information” (Lee, Miller and Newnham 312). According to Malala, RSS is … Continue reading

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WWW

Andy Lipkin 26 September 2011 MEDST 255 World Wide Web             No matter what you call it, W3, the net, or triple dub, the world wide web is a connection to the digital universe.  The internet contains hyperlinks, the digital … Continue reading

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Profile of an Internet Technology : Wikipedia

We really have it easy compared to our older generations. Everything nowadays is catered to fit your life on the go, mobile this, and 4g that. Everything is suited to make our lives easier as we live on the go. … Continue reading

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Profile of an Internet Technology: Dasi Fruchter

Hadas Fruchter Professor Juan Monroy September 26, 2011  Profile of an Internet Technology: Email There is generalized panic taking over at the United States Postal Service, where the agency is plummeting quickly into bankruptcy, a condition mostly attributed to the … Continue reading

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Podcasts

Oscar Palacios Media Studies 255 – New Technologies Professor Monroy Podcasts   Podcasts, or better known as modern-day amateur broadcasting, have been hitting the media world by storm for the past decade since the beginning of their existence. The phenomenon … Continue reading

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The WorldWide Web

The use of the Internet has grown throughout the years. From home computers to cell phones and even game consoles have Internet integrated in the system. The Internet is everywhere. There is not a single person who doesn’t know about … Continue reading

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BBS And The Genesis Of Our Online Lives

By Don Kelly In January 1978, Ward Christensen and Randy Suess wanted to connect to the world differently.  They were both computer hobbyists and enthusiasts assembling their hardware through computer clubs, technology conventions, and Radio Shack.  Historically, they reflected the … Continue reading

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Profile of an Internet Technology – Bulletin Board Systems

Taylor Barber Media Studies 255 Professor Monroy September 24, 2011     Bulletin Board Systems “The computer Bulletin Board System (BBS) was the first collaborative tool available for the personal computer platform” (Carlson).  The Bulletin Board System is text based, … Continue reading

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