Lenzonium's Lair Blog

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Letting Go of Privacy

Is there such a thing as privacy online? It seems to me the answer to this is pretty simple:  No.  With very, very few exceptions–it seems that anything you do on the internet should...

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Learning to Love Your Digital Footprint

What do universities, employers, and your girlfriend’s overprotective mother all have in common?  They all want to know you, without the messy and time-consuming business of actually meeting you. Discussions around digital footprints tend to...

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Final Project: Augmenting a Doozer

Why is graphite soft and slippery, while diamond is the hardest substance in the known universe–but both are just made of carbon?  Why does xenon have a higher boiling point than chlorine?  How does a...

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Meta-mind-mapping: Coggle meets Chemistry

Your first kiss, your first car, your first day teaching, your first mind-map. I know, you remember them all like they were yesterday.  And they’re all hugely significant events in your life.  Of course,...

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Final Project Hmmms and What-ifs….

This post is intended to embrace the idea of “thinking out loud” in an online context.  In brainstorming for my final project, I am coming up with a lot of fun ideas, and I’d...

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Globalization 2.0: Remote freelancing

The outsourcing of manufacturing might be the most significant economic impactor of most developed countries in the last 30 years.  The concept of moving work to low-wage centers is anything but new.  Take one...

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Stimulation overload

I can’t help but feel like I am being pulled in two very distinct directions.  One pull says, “COOL STUFF IS EVERYWHERE and you MUST EXPOSE YOURSELF TO ALL OF IT!” and the other...