Posts Tagged: Yahoo!

The Best Reason NOT to Lie on Your Résumé–You Will Eventually Get Caught!

After reading this article, I just have to ask… why did he lie? He did not need to lie. He has an accounting degree and NOT having a Bachelor’s degree in computer science does not seem that it would be a deal breaker based on his track record. It is very sad to see this… Read more »

Geeking Out With Gavin: Making the Most of Shortcuts and Hotkeys

“Geeking Out with Gavin” is a weekly series highlighting ways to improve your productivity on the web. In my day-to-day work and use of the computer, I find that the vast majority of my time is spent in the browser. Sure, I’ll delve into MS Office occasionally, do some playlist modification with my music program,… Read more »

Where Would Diversity Be In America if YouTube Was Invented During Martin Luther King Jr’s Era.

Forty eight years ago,Dr. Martin Luther King Jr led approximately 250,000 men,women, and children to Washington DC for a March for Freedom and Jobs. In 1963 black unemployment was as high as 11%, while unemployments was only 6% for whites. A white family earned, on average about $6,500.00 a year while a black family earned… Read more »

How-To: Do Research on Government 2.0 Using Social Media

[Note: This was originally posted to my blog 7/10/09] Just to be clear, this is not an abstract example. While I employ this methodology for a number of communities and topics, the one I will use as an illustration here is what is generally referred to as “Government 2.0”. Also, you may notice that this… Read more »

How-To: Use Yahoo Pipes to pull multiple websites (or RSS feeds) into one usable RSS Feed

I thought this to be a fitting post for all of the geeky ones here on GovLoop and was originally written for ryanerickson.com. So you’re a prolific blogger of many things Coast Guard, social media, and other things- and an avid commenter all over the internet. You’re clearly one who gets around voicing your opinions… Read more »

Sweet GovTweets 07.09.2009

I’m back— I have been on vacation! hehe I understand while I was away, some of you federal folks had some problems with computer viruses, or such. Last week, a Trojan horse invaded my computer. When I ran my very sophisticated internet security software, it indicated that the problem *might* have originated from a file… Read more »