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One Law Professor Creates a Teachable Moment out of the Web Blackout of January 18, 2012

Yesterday, Junuary 18, 2012, thousands of websites perticipated in a virtual anti-SOPA/PIPA sit-in: Google, Reddit, Wired, Craigslist, Wikipedia, WordPress, Mozilla,, and O’Reilly to name a few. Widener University School of Law’s Professor Tonya Evans joined the list of internet sites and created a teachable moment for her students: She explains: We’re doing a law […]

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The Buzz: Create Your OWN Social Network

I recently joined the University Webmasters Social Network ( on NING. The flexibility that Ning, and similar (what I call) “SockNet” sites has big and positive implications for smaller Universities in particular. One-stop centralized do-it-yourself solutions like these can be leveraged in a variety of ways to bring University communities closer together: faculty and students […]

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Yahoo Pipes

Yahoo Pipes let’s you build your own mashups by dragging modules. The Yahoo Pipes project makes it easy for you to easily direct data through a series of loosely connected applications. Tony Patton offers a really great tutorial. This video introduces the mashup concept. There are a few cool Pipes currently running: (note, you may […]

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