Thinking Allowed

A blog to detail my work at QU.

Barley Talks to TV

admin | November 29, 2009

The dog show came on TV and this is Barley’s reaction. Was he trying to make friends?

I. Love. Dilbert.

admin | November 17, 2009

Where Am I Headed?

admin | November 12, 2009

Planning is underway to decide which courses to take next semester. In order to stay on a graduation path of two full years (including summers) I need to make sure to hit all the required and elective courses when they are offered. That is the easy part of this program.
The more confusing aspect [...]

The Upside of Viral Videos

admin | November 6, 2009

By now you probably have seen the video of the two Yale students who created a Michael Jackson medley that went viral on You Tube. They spoke with the WSJ’s Marketwatch about the experience of having a video go viral and how they plan to try and cash in on the new found fame. [...]

A New Way of Thinking

admin | October 30, 2009

When I started this journey for a master’s degree I had some doubts about whether I would enjoy being back in school. I loved college the first time around, but working full time and going to school? That is a whole different animal.
I am thankful I decided to only take two courses (I was [...]

A Nice Resource

admin | October 7, 2009

Since we are all going to begin working on our website proposals in this class and if you are in 502a for Visual Aesthetics, I thought I would share this nice little website I found for creating sitemaps and flowcharts.
It is called SlickPlan. This free site actually makes planning out a website [...]

A Brilliant Use of Twitter

admin | October 4, 2009

Social Media and Reporting

admin | September 25, 2009

While reading my email I came across a teaser on an article in PRWeek. The article (which requires a password to access) features some early data from a study conducted by Middleberg Communications and the Society for New Communications Research (a Google search gave me access to the complete article, but asks for a [...]

The Veil of the Internet

admin | September 15, 2009

In reading my classmate’s blog post “Facebook, a Tool for Mass Communication” I started to think about the things that I have learned since I have been working and playing on the internet.
1) People cannot spell- It amazes me some misspellings that I have seen on the internet from reputable sites or even my friends [...]

My New Toy

admin | September 11, 2009

There really isn’t anything more fun — technologically speaking — than a new gadget.  Today I received my new MacBook Pro.  I really can’t wait to be able to play with it.
I was able to get it set up during a break at work to access the internet and sync the iPod Touch that came [...]