The Bacon Kitty George Takei Star Wars Experience

I’m not completely above baiting people with key buzzwords on occasion to get more traffic.  Bacon?  Check.  Cats and Kittens?  Check.  George Takei?  Oh my!  And Star Wars?  What a Wookie. This semester I had the incredible experience of taking MI621: Social Media for Managers in the Carroll School for Management at Boston College.  I learned a lot through this course, not only about social media itself, but how to teach with it.  The experiences was a bit meta.   One of the questions that frequently reappeared throughout the course, however, was: What… Read More

Reflections from Beantown: Helping the Helpers

I was lucky enough to be in Texas and not back home in Boston during the explosions at the Boston Marathon, but of course my thoughts were immediately with my students, friends and family in the area.  I also had the firsthand experience of having my cell phone pinged with texts and messages from those making sure I was ok… and the experience of trolling Facebook and Twitter to make sure those that I knew who might be close to the explosions had posted that they were safe.  One of my students… Read More