Twitter Is a Great Newspaper Substitute

I used to consider myself slightly old school for my generation in that up until recently, I never had any “new” technology that all my friends had, because I opted to be the cheap one. While quite a few of my friends pre-ordered the iPhone 5, I was happy with my little slide-out Samsung with my $25 basic plan. First semester I also printed out all of my online readings–being in Gender Studies and Sociology, there are a lot of them–as opposed to reading them on my computer because I was convinced that I needed a concrete piece of material in front of me and that highlighter scribbles were easier to internalize. Read More Twitter Is a Great Newspaper Substitute

C U L8R: The Changing Forms of Communication

This morning as my kids were playing quietly by themselves, I was indulging in some online time with Selena. We were swapping emails back and forth. For a moment, I thought about switching over to G-Chat, but  I didn’t. It wasn’t really necessary, we were emailing just fine, every 5-10minutes to each other. At the same time, I was skimming Twitter and catching up on Facebook. Read More C U L8R: The Changing Forms of Communication