Monthly Archives: July 2007

Transmedia Learning

In Convergence Culture, Henry Jenkins spends a chapter describing how the creators of The Matrix engaged storytellers in many different media to tell complimentary parts of the entire Matrix story.  Playing the video games, reading the comic books and watching … Continue reading

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Social Networking and Network Stress

NetworkWorld has a cover story on the stress that social networking sites like MySpace put on DNS servers.  Pages on MySpace point to content all over the internet, causing browsers to perform dozens, sometimes hundreds of DNS lookups per page.  … Continue reading

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Welcome, President Ayers

The Times-Dispatch had a profile of our new President, Edward Ayers, earlier this week.  Today President Ayers writes about the strengths and directions for the University as he takes the reigns.  His reflections are juxtaposed to two others who assume … Continue reading

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