Archive for January, 2009

Panorama photos of Inaugural, super-sized

January 30, 2009
gigapan.org credit

Credit: gigapan.org

Of the thousands of pictures taken at Barack Obama’s Inaugural, few have the impact of the massive image knitted together from over 200 separate images and taken from the left side of the viewing area.

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Numbers joining social networks exploding

January 28, 2009

Over one in three adults now have joined a social network on the Internet during the past four years. These findings were revealed by the Pew Foundation following research by its Internet and Amrican Life project that showed eight percent of adults who have joined in to a social network had exploded to a 25 percent share by 2009.

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Multimedia report covers inaugural celebration in Birmingham

January 23, 2009

UAB Kaleidoscope Photo Editor James McConatha covered the inaugural celebration ceremony at Birmingham’s Boutwell Auditorium. The slide show is featured on the newspaper’s Web site as part of an effort to expand multimedia content. The report, created with SoundSlides software, provides audio highlights of the ceremony along with James’ photos.

Boutwell Auditorium, Birmingham, Alabama--January 20, 2009

Boutwell Auditorium, Birmingham, Alabama--January 20, 2009

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Today’s introduction to blogs

January 22, 2009

Everyone is signing up… and to some it is self-explanatory, according to the first comment posted. Yup, it’s all self-explanatory… but we will be reviewing it anyway at our next class on January 29.

Barrack On! Some Inaugural Fun

January 22, 2009

billobama1Paste Magazine has devised a fun, interactive way to get involved — graphically speaking — with thee inauguration. Visit their web site HERE.

Click CREATE, upload a picture and you can create your own Obama Graphic Icon in the distinctive style of its creator Shepard Fairey.

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Student’s Report on Inauguration

January 22, 2009

From CeCe Powell via Email on 1/22/2009

Hello: I wanted to check-in to Birmingham all the way from Baltimore, MD (where we are staying).. My journey began on Monday January 19th: We flew out of Birmingham and landed in Baltimore welcomed by the cold, ice and snow. We ended our Monday night by traveling into Annapolis, to see the sight of were Kunta Kinte (Roots) was dropped off and attending a concert for an underground artist by the name of Eric Roberson at The Ram’s Head.

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Hello Class

January 15, 2009

We’re going to learn about blogging as an experiment in this class.