Sunday, December 13, 2009

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Google Does Computer Humor

For all you techies out there - 1) Google "recursion". 2) Note "Did you
mean recursion". 3) Click on it. 4) Repeat. OK, u just gotta love

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Dare you not to laugh...

Read my Article about Jewish Humor:

Friedman, Linda Weiser and Friedman, Hershey H., Jewish? You Must Be Joking! the Jewish Take on Humor (July 27, 2009). Available at SSRN:


Tuesday, September 8, 2009

The electric Friendship Generator

The Famous Dancing Wedding Party

Still one of my all time favorites:

... and the response!

The Grand Central Freeze ;)

courtesy of Improv Everywhere via YouTube:

Seinfeld Mashup?

Here's a clip from an ep of Seinfeld with Yiddish voices and English subtitles. Used for learning the Yiddish language.

New Academic Year - YAY!

The Fall 2009 semester has started. All my students are very busy figuring out what we mean by New Media. :)

I've been very busy meeting all my online students as they wander into my office for the "meet me" assignment. :)

more later...

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Our Course Materials

So now Blackboard is up and the cisnet server is down.

I've copied our course materials to a backup location at:


Monday, May 4, 2009

NYTime article about those tiny url's

"Mini-Links to Web Sites Multiplying" by Jenna Wortham, The New York Times, May 4, 2009, p. B1. Available at

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Class Presentations

Our Class Presentations this semester have been awesome! I hope everyone posts their presentations to the class wiki. I'm going to give 2pts xtra cred for it!

Second Life in Todays NYTimes

"In Room 100, It's Sid and Nancy All Over Again," NYTimes May 3, 2009, p. CY6. Available at

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

So I'm giving a presentation at Baruch College

I'll be giving a talk at the 12th Teaching and Technology Conference at Baruch College - also as part of Baruch College Ethics Week.

The Conference is on March 27, 2009 on the 14th floor.

I'll be talking about:

“The Great Enabler: The Role of Technology in Ethics and Social Responsibility”

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. in room 14-269,
Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Ave, New York, NY

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Finally - A Post!

It's a new semester, and I'm finally getting to know my students! Pretty soon they will all have blogs of their own. I hope they make better use of their blogs than I have done with this one. :(

Oh, well. It's a new semester - things can change. :)