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The Free Model Plus The Hybrid Model = 21st Century Success

November 24, 2009

By Dr. Chris A. Heidelberg, III Publisher  &  Executive Producer First of all, I am extremely excited about finally posting after testing the Edutainment & Convergence methods that I developed in the classroom and in the real world of business. You can expect to see postings at least three times per week. In keeping with […]

The Opinionator: Amazon’s ‘Cave’ on Kindle

April 13, 2009

Amazon reacts to its critics on the Kindle 2’s speech-to-text option.Once again the big media conglomerates have taken away digital freedom due to intellectual property rights charges and the new media company, Amazon in this case, caves in to the representatives for the conglomerates. The blind community may have the last say on this since […]

Six Ways to Make Twitter Useful – Solutions by PC Magazine

February 19, 2009

Twitter doesn’t have to be just all about you. Here are some great tips to make Twitter actually useful! read more | digg story

Glimpsing history —

January 25, 2009

Dr. Chris Heidelberg III interviewed by The Baltimore Sun at the last Obama Whistlestop in Baltimore, Maryland. read more | digg story

Fewer Pursuing Tech Degrees

December 31, 2008

Fewer college students are pursuing computer-related degrees at a time when demand is increasing and thousands of baby boomers are retiring from technical jobs. The colliding trends have some business leaders worried that they won’t find enough workers needed to maintain expected growth… read more | digg story

Eye Spy: Filmmaker Plans to Install Camera in His Eye Socket

December 5, 2008

Rob Spence looks you straight in the eye when he talks. So it’s a little unnerving to imagine that soon one of his hazel-green eyes will have a tiny wireless video camera in it that records your every move. The eye he’s considering replacing is not a working one — it’s a prosthetic eye he’s […]

Is the video games industry recession-proof?

December 2, 2008

It would be tempting for those in the video games business to take news like the fact that that October sales were through the roof or that the latest World of Warcraft expansion broke the all-time record for single-day PC game sales as proof that their industry may be immune from the deep despair confronting […]

Morocco issues biometric ID cards

December 2, 2008

This is the world’s first national ID system based on contactless smart-card technology, according to the press release read more | digg story

We Found the W.M.D.

November 24, 2008

The national economy is in a real code red and addressing this issue can’t be put off for two months. read more | digg story

Becoming Screen Literate

November 24, 2008

How the moving image is upending the printed word. read more | digg story