Browsing All Posts filed under »Uncategorized«

Drones and Social Privacy (Revision)

April 22, 2011


“The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.” – […]

Broken Justice

April 18, 2011


Often times, in the criminal justice system, wrongful convictions are made; whether from lack of technology or other means. In the Texas criminal justice system, eyewitnesses misidentifying perpetrators is the leading cause of wrongful convictions. In fact, faulty eyewitness identification accounted for 86% of the Texas exoneration cases. Just two years ago, lawmakers attempted to […]

The dangers of social media sites

April 14, 2011


As my siblings grow up and begin creating their first facebook profiles. I often find myself giving advice to them on creating their first profile and utilizing what security facebook offers. When reading the Chronicle I came across a subtitle, “ what if you really did think she was 17?” If this isn’t an attention […]

Holy Twitter!

April 4, 2011


According to VIRALBLOG there are over 106 million Twitter accounts. This number can’t be visualized in my head. As an aspiring entrepreneur for me there are over 106 million potential eyes on your company’s brand or service. Imagine the possibilities of brand recognition. On the down side that means there’s plenty of competition! with a […]

Engaging 7-12

March 30, 2011


While the evolution and transformation of media and communications is being introduced and explained in previous chapters. Chapter 7 dives into social media dashboards, networks, virtual goods, and various social networks. In my life social media has transformed right before my eyes. While the chapter talked about steering visitors towards our social presence and producing […]

“Dream City” or Neighborhood Threat?

March 25, 2011


I stumbled across a rather interesting story linked on twitter the other day. Four years ago, a local pastor spoke of his vision to create a 53 acre zone for the future development of PromiseLand West Church. Since the news of this story broke, Oak Hill neighborhoods have been following it very closely. This “Dream […]

The New Media University

March 23, 2011


In chapters 3-6 of Engage, Brian Solis claims that we are only becoming aware of our markets and “Social Media is a great equalizer and we share the desire and necessity to establish authority in order to help those around us”. In order to understand these markets Solis recommends that we become socially adept. Further […]