The first Startup Weekend Orlando brought together a sold out group of 115 developers, designer, and entrepreneurs who will try to develop a variable business in 54 hours at the University of Central Florida. ┬áStartup Weekend is a global organization …

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Is Twitter more addictive than alcohol and cigarettes? I don’t think so but this infographic might have some facts that show otherwise. People joke about being addicted to social media, but recent research suggests it’s no laughing matter. A recent …

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We all want to be in touch with the “Zeitgeist”-the spirit of our times. I’m always trying to keep up with current events, important ideas and smart opinions that are circulating in our world at an pace that is impossible …

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Recently I blogged about how I synced, I tweeted, and I saved with American Express in the Florida Technology Journal. American Express is truly the leader in social among credit card companies. It is now giving cardmembers one compelling reason …

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I have been in higher education for over fourteen years and have watched lots of educational initiatives from departmentally to statewide come and go over the years. It recently dawn on me that we need to treat an educational initiative …

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Part 2 in the Series: Social Media in Education Recently I undercover a story from Campus Technology highlighting a few unique faculty using social media in the classroom. Professor Betsy Sigman (@bsigman) of Georgetown was utilizing Google+ in her Developing/Managing …

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