Tuesday, August 31, 2010

How's This For Social Media

The Washington Post marketing department is gonna have a hell of a time recovering Mike Wise's reputation after this one.

Seems that Mr. Wise thought he could prove a point about the demise of the media but instead buried his credibility (and nearly the WaPo's too). Amazing.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

The New Peer Review?

New York Times article discussing a new online alternative to traditional peer review for scholarly articles. Thought it was interesting considering our discussions in previous classes on the problems encountered in peer review as well as the use of wikis.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Digital Textbooks

Article in the WSJ about digital textbooks and how devices such as the iPad and a new version of the Kindle may help their use by college students become more widespread.