Author Archives: Sarah Felkar

Wrap-Up Post

It is a little hard to believe that the class is over. A lot of topics have been covered this semester, from defining social media/technologies/software to learning about and discussing the implications of use for libraries. I feel that I got what … Continue reading

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Gaming, Virtual Worlds, and Libraries

Wow, week 12 is here! And it is the end of the semester. Where has the time gone? Gaming: I am a casual gamer. Whether it be tabletop or computers, when I game I game for simple entertainment. Actually, my … Continue reading

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the Mobile Web

I have to mention- I love that this week’s lesson started out by discussing how Android phones are better phones! For this week’s activity we were to make a podcast. And I have to say that this was not as  scary/difficult … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing

This week is a time to reflect upon the cloud. I’ve always found the term “cloud computing” to be both accurate and completely inaccurate. In the for column, the idea of dispersed content is completely accurate. As is the idea that you can … Continue reading

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Social Bookmarking and Tagging

I love social bookmarking, I even wrote my first paper for this class on the topic. As a result, I can’t really complete this week’s activity. Instead, I’ll outline a bit about my use of social bookmarking and tagging, and … Continue reading

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Microblogging and Twitter

I find that Twitter is one of my favourite methods of getting news. I’ve always been a headline scanner, which might be why I enjoy RSS feeds as well, and twitter makes it really easy to get little snapshots of … Continue reading

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Social Networks

This week is all about social networks, and our task for the week was to sign-up for and use a new social networking site. I’ll start there and then discuss social networking in general and privacy concerns. New Network: It was … Continue reading

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