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disruptive technologies: from swarming to mesh networking

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 30th September 2014

How Hong Kong Protesters Are Connecting, Without Cell Or Wi-Fi Networks http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/09/29/352476454/how-hong-kong-protesters-are-connecting-without-cell-or-wi-fi-networks messaging one another through a network that doesn’t require cell towers or Wi-Fi nodes. They’re using an app called FireChat that launched in March and is underpinned by mesh networking, which lets phones unite to form a temporary Internet. My note: seems that civil [...]

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Some 13-Year-Olds Tell Us Why They Think Facebook Stinks

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 3rd November 2013

Some 13-Year-Olds Tell Us Why They Think Facebook Stinks Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/why-tweens-and-teens-think-facebook-stinks-2013-11#ixzz2jcxYYSSr now that he has a phone, he would rather check out other cooler options, like Snapchat, Vine, and Instagram. words are less important than images and videos “I wouldn’t de-activate,” Aidan said. “It’s still a way to connect, I just won’t check it often.”

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The 10 Fastest Growing Apps This Year: Flickr is right after Vine

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 30th October 2013

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Posted in Android, Digital literacy, educational technology, information technology, instructional technology, iPAD, media literacy, mobile apps, mobile learning, social media, technology, technology literacy | 1 Comment »