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Packaging fail

Packaging fail

You would think with all the pressure lately about being transparent about whats in your food that the good people in Odwallas Marketing department would have approved this new labeling. But sometimes people just don’t have their heads screwed on tight and thinks go awry. on the left is the old design, on the right, […]

The Screenshot Revolution

The Screenshot Revolution

Awesome Screenshot – Capture and Annotate This is the best I’ve seen for screenshot capture, crop and annotation and it’s all built into Firefox as an extension.  A must have for the tech documenter.

Import from UfoliO

Import from UfoliO

Dear Readers: Welcome! This is a personal UfoliO site moved to  wordpress.com for further development. UfoliO was a pilot project at the University of Oregon (2009-2011) to use WordPress in a multi-user environment as a personalized, easy-to-use blogging and web … Continue reading

Yep, we’re social

Yep, we’re social

Over the last two years we have grown our fb.com/ewueagles fan page from fifteen hundred fans to (as of this post) 12,381. Are you a EWUEagles friend?  Can also follow us on twitter, view us on YouTube or iTunes U, photos on flickr.

Social Media and College Admissions

Social Media and College Admissions

There are some interesting stats here. For example, 70% of colleges say the Facebook profiles of applicants are a medium or high priority in the admissions process. Graphic courtesy of Schools.com
Courtesy of: Schools.com

Social Bookmarking – Diigo or Zotero

Social Bookmarking – Diigo or Zotero

Evergreen’s Academic Computing currently supports the use of Zotero for web-based bibliographic citation management. Although this tool’s focus is not social bookmarking, it does have group features like discussion forums and access to shared bookmarks and notes. How we currently … Continue reading

Affect and the machine gaze

Affect and the machine gaze

In class yesterday, one of our grad students sparked a discussion of affect as it relates to video games.  One point that we didn’t get to explore is that from a marketing perspective, the video game industry is deeply interested in affect (as is any business that involves selling something in just unimaginable quantities). For […]

Game Studies class starting today

Game Studies class starting today

I’m happy to write that the Game Studies class that I’m co-teaching (with my excellent and inestimable colleagues Carol Stabile and Annie Zeidman-Karpinski) is meeting for the first time today. This class is a bit of an experiment. It is (to my knowledge) the first Game Studies class to be taught at the University of […]

Call Me A Duck (On The Rocks)

Call Me A Duck (On The Rocks)

Take a look at the UO’s new admissions recruitment video, featuring a capella superstars, On The Rocks: UO locations seen in the video include Walton Complex (Housing), Lillis Business Complex, Knight Library, Johnson Hall, Hayward Field, Gerlinger Hall, Jordan Schnitzer Museum … Continue reading