The Folklore We Create:

Social media has had an enormous impact on society that many people need to have brought to their attention. Certain habits of our mind have been altered in such way that we are starting to slip into a toxic hole that we won’t be able to get ourselves out of. People have conditioned themselves in…

Blogosphere Reflection:

Reading through “Into the Blogosphere” I of course learned lots of new things pertaining to blogging. The ideas and facts that the author was stating created a lot more thoughts inside my head. In my pervious blog post “Why Blog” I talked about how I always had the misconception that blogging is only for famous…

Blogosphere Notes:

Summary: In this article the author begins by introducing a survey called “The Blogging Iceberg” which is conducted by the Perseus Development Company (2003), which found that two thirds of public weblogs created via centralized hosting services have not been updated in two months and are considered “abandoned”.  The author continues by stating that 1.09 million…

Seeing Ourselves Through Technology Reflection Ch. 1

I loved that this article had a lot of facts backed up from historical time period to now and relating them to help us readers get a better understanding and provide examples to give clarity. On the other hand thought, I definitely think that she added too much information, dates and names into the mix…

Seeing Ourselves Through Technology Notes:

Summary: There are three well defined modes of self-representations in digital media: written, visual, and quantitative. Each of these modes have a pre-digital history, and they are briefly explained in the text. Blogs and written material that we encounter in our present life all descended from diaries, memoirs and autobiographies Selfies are descendants of visual…

The License I Chose Explanation:

I chose to have my site All Rights Reserved because at this point in time I do not wish to have others using my photos or material. I think that it is a great thing that people share their amazing photography for others to use but this assignment is for an English class I am…

Why Blog? Reflection:

After reading this quite lengthy, but informative article I began to think about a lot of different things. Most importantly I thought about how closed minded I was towards the blogging atmosphere. In my past blog post I briefly mention that I know a few bloggers, but nothing underneath the surface. The more that I…

Why Blog? Notes:

Summary: Throughout this article the main topic was all the most vital information that every new blogger needs to know. Becoming good at anything worth becoming good takes time. Blogging is one good way to develop as a writer. A blog is an excellent opportunity for exploring and developing intrinsic motivations for writing. On a…

Setting Up a Blog

When you first begin to set up your blog make sure to follow the step by step instructions that you’re given. You may think that is unnecessary but it is definitely a huge help. At first I was very frustrated on what to title my blog. I thought about it so much and nothing seemed…

Get to Know ME

Hello everybody, I am going to tell you a little bit more about myself. I just graduated from P-E-M High School. I didn’t play any sports in High School because I am probably the most uncoordinated and nonathletic person you will ever meet. In my free time I worked at a Nursing Home close to where…