Category Archives: Reflections

a year since I’ve posted here…

It’s been over a year since I posted to this blog. oops! I raised some questions about the economics of social media in an earlier post — in particular, I wondered about the business model for sites like and Twitter. Well, things have become somewhat clearer in the intervening year — it looks like […]

Social Media – an update

As I said I would do last summer, I’ve spent this term experimenting with social media in my work with students. I used Twitter both to find interesting, useful articles to read and to communicate with students; I used Delicious to bookmark those interesting articles, sort the bookmarks, and store them in a publicly accessible […]

Social Media

The ESC faculty reading period is a time to read (obviously), a time to explore, and a time to create. This summer, I’ve spent a lot of time exploring Web 2.0 — the tools, the implications, and some of the sites. I’ve created a set of bookmarks at Delicious, found a range of publications and […]

Google Book Search

I spent Friday at Harvard! Well, I spent Friday watching the webcast of Alternative Approaches to Open Digital Libraries in the Shadow of the Google Book Search Settlement: An Open Workshop at Harvard Law School, July 31, 2009 Sponsored by the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, the Harvard Law School Library, and Professors Charles […]

“No Longer Available”

I’ve been developing web-based resources and writing for the web for over 10 years. For the most part, these resources were developed for the college or for the SUNY Learning Network (SLN) — some of them as a faculty fellow at ESC’s Center for Learning and Technology and others as a mentor at the college. […]