Archive for the 'Fact of the Day' Category

Instant Messaging good for your job?

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on June 6th, 2008

Not surprisingly, there is widespread belief that instant messaging (IM) software use can lead to decreased productivity and increase disruptions at work. As an avid user of IM software, I have had many discussions with people about how, under normal use, the IM software does not make me less productive, but often more. It is […]

How many blogs are there?

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on June 19th, 2006

In my classes I tend to start the class with some sort of “fact of the day” or “tidbit of the day” or something that is interesting, informative, and related (normally) to the topic of the class. Since I spend a bit of time before each class seeking these out, I decided I would start […]