“Week 9 Maps, Spatial Analysis and History”

October 31st, 2012

I thought “we attempt to translate the fundamental components of professional scholarship-evidence, engagement with prior scholarship, and a scholarly argument-into forms that take advantage of the possibilities of electronic media.” was the most important sentence. I have always loved history. I love reading about it, writing about it and learning about it. What I have […]

Week 5 “Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues in a Digital Age: Owning and Mining the Past”

October 31st, 2012

Copyright has become a huge issue as of late. Watching “Copyright Criminals” made me think of my middle and high school days when illegal downloads of music was very popular. I remember for me it go to a point where it was almost unheard of to buy music. When Napster and Limewire were shutdown many […]

Week 6 Securing Information

October 2nd, 2012

Last week I tried to transfer funds from my PayPal account into my bank account and I forgot my password and had go through a three step process including a phone call to prove my identity and location. At the time I thought the whole process was unnecessary hoops to jump through but after reading “How Apple […]