business

My Google Dilemma

I have a problem. I love Google stuff, as can be seen from a screenshot of the tag cloud of another of my blogs – http://jnthweb.ca/

As you can see, I use Google tools for my teaching and for my personal use. But I have long thought that business and lawyers are especially cynical in their use of Terms of Service  When I see that I can read 43 pages of legalese or lie and click “Accept”

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Th Movie and Music Industries are Hypocrites With SOPA and C-11

I’ve just come across a site about remixing with three superb videos. They are interesting and entertaining, and don’t end when they appear to be concluding, as you can see from the screenshot below.

I strongly recommend http://mediaatbrooks.wordpress.com/2012/02/01/open-content-and-is-everything-a-remix/ and here’s the first video:

Everything is a Remix Part 1 from Kirby Ferguson on Vimeo.

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Weak Website: Poor Marketing

We were visiting older friends today, when a health issue prevented us from our plan of going to a restaurant. The host suggested pizza, and I went to his computer and googled the name of the town and “pizza” and came up with a list of local pizza places. The host recognized a name he’d heard mentioned, so I clicked on the link.

The site looked good, had some attractive images and good use of flash, but even under the take-out link,

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