Author Archives: Ricardo

Process documentation

My example for process documentation is on a camera instruction manuale. The first few pages are on the initial preparations; things like attaching the strap, lens cap, and charging the battery. It has easy to follow instructions along with pictured … Continue reading

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New knowldege

Ive learned a great deal of searching techniques over these past few weeks. Techniques which were all new to me. I didn’t know how to navigate through the internetĀ efficiently,Ā  let alone be able to gather information accordingly. I would get … Continue reading

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Resarch journal blog post

When I used the library database from City Tech, it was easier to narrow down my results to specifications once I found the articles, unlike Google Scholar where this has to be done in theĀ beginningĀ of the search. Initially when I … Continue reading

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Journal

I have been very busy with so much work from other classes that I have finally been given the chance to do some research. From my previous quest on looking for information that revealed negative uses for the Stop Online … Continue reading

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The Worlds Photo Album

Flickr was started by a couple in Vancouver who saw it asĀ a possible social website. Later after some success, it was bought by Yahoo for $35 million who later improved upon the technology. I enjoyed reading about Bradley Horowitz who … Continue reading

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opening access to knowledge

The internet has the too much power. This is why several companies have emerged to gain control of that power through copyright law, and benefit economicaly through it. Aaron Swartz saw this as an injustice he could not stand by, … Continue reading

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Plagerism

I enjoyed how Maurice Isserman defends others who may have committed plagiarism unintentionally. Thoughts and reactions have a limited horizon. For example, if I say something in my blog post that sounds very similar to what a colleague of mine … Continue reading

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Laws that choke creativity

I like how Lessig says atĀ the end that the new generation (our kids)Ā “lives life against the law” that “ordinary people live life against the law”. It makes me question how many unlawful things we are doing without even realizing it … Continue reading

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The Age of Big Data

Big Data is a growing network of multiple fields dealing with data analyzing. It talks about the growing need for more data analyzers such as Ms. Zhou, who got picked up by I.B.M after graduating from Yale with an M.B.A … Continue reading

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A guide to Zines

  Zine summary: a zine (pronounced as zeen) is a body of personalized literary work presented in an abstract style. Zines can contain anything, from personal stories to political discussions, there are no rules when it comes to making a … Continue reading

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