Technology Review: Dropbox

Happy Sunday.  Hope everyone is safe after the crazy storms we had in the Chicagoland area earlier today.

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about a technology that has saved me on so many occasions. That technology is Dropbox. Continue reading


Project Reflection

Happy Thursday, everyone.

One part of my blog assignment for my NMS class at DePaul is to review a class or workplace project. Well, the DePaul women’s soccer team has captured the city’s attention with an improbable run to the NCAA Tournament and I had a chance to capture the moment they were selected to the tournament a couple of days ago.

Perfect timing for me. Continue reading

The Evolution of Technology in the Workplace

I’m writing this post-Bears triumph in Green Bay so I need to come back down to Earth quickly.

First of all, the blog looks much better, in my opinion. It is a lot more aesthetically pleasing.

Secondly, I had a chance to read the first six chapters of Nardi and O’Day’s Information Ecologies this past week. To summarize, an information ecology is a system of people, practices, technologies, and values in a local environment. The two authors try to explain to their audience that people and technology are very related and often times dependent on each other.  It was a bit of a tricky read, but I wanted to focus this post on the impact of technology in the workplace.  Continue reading

Changes, and a Guest Speaker

You won’t see the changes to the blog as of post time, but they are coming. I’m going to re-arrange the background and text color to make it a little easier on the eyes!  Stay tuned.

Meanwhile, I had a chance to attend a guest lecture last night at DePaul University. Jeff Rice, a professor at the University of Kentucky, gave a talk called “Craft Identity” and how he uses social media and other online strategies to review craft beer.

He spoke very quickly, but I was able to pull a few thoughts away from it. Continue reading