A bit discombobulated and disconnected for this recent holiday. Perhaps that’s because I was traveling just before — the POD Network traditionally has their conference at the end of October, and this one was combined with the annual conference of the HBCU Faculty Development Network, and we mustered our biggest contingent (four) ever. Wouldn’t have […]Read More → Unmasking
My friend James called me this afternoon and asked if “the iPad thing” was for real. I had no idea what he was talking about. He quickly informed me of my latest Facebook status update, and when I got home I saw it with my own two eyes: Finally got my iPad from that site! […]Read More → EZ Facebook Hack
Just noticed I have exactly 666 “friends” on Facebook. Damnation. Now I can’t add anymore friends unless someone unfriends me. Because, of course, I am an ardent hexakosioihexekontahexaphile. Update: It took me a while to figure out how to save an image showing all 666 “friends.” (Abduction by Rowan Lewis proved to be the key.) […]Read More → Facebook = Beast
Here’s a screenshot of a graph of my social network on Facebook, generated with the Social Graph application. This isn’t anything new, but I was interested to see the visualization. The three main clumps are, from left to right, my high school, Indiana (mostly Bloomington) and New Orleans. Some family members can be found in […]Read More → Social Graph
Enraged Hoosiers / CC BY 2.0 It’s almost heartening to see the Indianapolis folk awaken from their torpor and struggle to mount a defense against the mountains of factual evidence I’ve been compiling over the last couple days. Of course, in typical Hoosier fashion, their counterattacks fall somewhat short of the mark, to say the […]Read More → Hoosiers Fight Back!
I was tagged with one of those viral memes that I recall were ricocheting around the blogosphere a few years back. But this one happened on Facebook, and the difference is that on Facebook I’m connected to some old college and high school friends who aren’t necessarily bloggers and who don’t read this blog. I […]Read More → 25 Random Things About Me