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Google is now a Tween

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on September 27th, 2010

Happy 12th Birthday Google! Now comes acne, interest in other internet search engines, and awkward middle school dances! Hard to believe how old Google is. How things have changed. Today’s Google Doodle is by Wayne Thiebaud, a 89-year old Los Angeles painter. DailyTech has a good article on Google’s birthday. Check it out!

FTC Testimonial Rules for Bloggers & “Word of Mouth” Marketers

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on October 12th, 2009

If you blog, podcast, or otherwise provide endorsements or testimonials of free products you received for this word of mouth marketing, you could be sued $11,00 for not disclosing this connection. According to a 10/05 Press Release by the Federal Trade Commission, the rules for bloggers and others who use “word of mouth” marketing have […]

Why I teach “New Media”

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on June 1st, 2009

This video, Future Technology 2009: The year of technology invention, covers why I teach “new media” and rhetorical communication with new media. This video is filled with eye-opening “facts” [note: none of these "facts" is referenced and it is unclear how factual they are. For example, their representation of Moore's law is off. I offer […]

Screen Space 10: User-Centered Design 101 (Why user-friendly is not enough)

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on May 18th, 2009

[transcript] In Episode 10 of Screen Space: User-Centered Design 101 (Why user-friendly is not enough) Welcome to Screen Space your podcast about creating usable, accessible, effective, and efficient web, blog, and new media design for the everyday (and non-expert) designer. This is Episode 10 of Screen Space: User-Centered Design 101 (Why user-friendly is not enough). […]

 
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Screen Space 6 is finally coming!

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on July 14th, 2008

I am uploading Screen Space episode 6 as I write this. I was delayed further as I had FTP problem when trying to last upload it. Now I am at home, my cable is working, and my ftp is working. Check your iTunes or feeds shortly!