Social Media Helps Hurricane Harvey Victims

"Anyone in North Houston have a boat and can rescue a 3 &6 yo, mom, gramma and grandpa and 2 dogs?" The above Facebook post from someone trapped in Hurricane Harvey signals the power of social media to help Hurricane Harvey victims. Twitter, Facebook, and other social media platforms, often a distraction, prove to be a way to marshal the forces of good and summon aid. Twitter, which didn't exist (shocking!) in 2005 when Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Dennis wreaked devastation

Take a break with Vimeo

Vimeo just came out with its Top Picks of 2016. Our top picks for Internet Manners and Social Media videos on Vimeo... #vimeo #Goodmanners #Goodnews #UGM #UGotManners

Turkeys and TED Talks

Everyone in the US is slowly recovering from the turkey fog and the Black Friday madness (online shopping, anyone?) If you're needing a break from the stuffing and pumpkin pie as well as the Christmas fare on TV and in the theaters and the football games, might we suggest watching a TED Talk? Here are seven to inspire you: Boeing systems engineer Betty Smith, Session 2 at SnoIsle Libraries TEDx Talks, on women and dark matter Brené Brown, TEDxHouston, "The Power of Vulnerabil

AUGNM Roundup for the Week of November 14, 2016

There is no shortage of good and bad Internet behavior out there, so we're continuing our weekly feature of the highlights and misses in the digital world. First, some terminology. UGM Tip: Something particularly good we've noticed. "404": A 404 is "Page Not Found," so it represents a goof on the Internet. Skull and Crossbones: Danger! UGM Tip: The Web site HoopLaHa, aka the good news Web site, launched a new Web series called "The Passion project," and the series premiere ep

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