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Old Apples don’t die, they multiply!

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I am throwing out my Apple 9600 Power PC. I am amazed that it still boots up after 17 years. This machine got me through my graduate school digital media program. When I bought it the system had a "huge" ...

New Media Tech – Fall 2015 Project Lab

Thursday, December 17th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The Fall 2015 New Media Technology Capstone Class has just completed. Another semester finished and the student have submit their final professional portfolios. It brings a smile to my face to see another amazing class of LaGuardia New Media students ...

Life after ITP

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

As part of an alumni panel discussing life and career possibilities after graduation, I was invited once again to speak to students in the NYU Interactive Telecommunication Program. It was a great event, but I must admit to having a ...

Speaking at the Grad Center

Monday, December 14th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

A colleague of mine, Michael Mandiberg, invited me to be a guest lecturer for a class he was teaching at the CUNY Graduate Center. The students in his class were PhD candidates within the CUNY Interactive Technology and Pedagogy certificate ...

Online Learning: What’s in it for CUNY?

Monday, December 7th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

For those who are interested, here is the full video of the discussion I participated in during the recent 2015 CUNY IT Conference on the topic of "Online Learning: What's in it for CUNY".

CUNY Career Opportunities for NYU-ITP Students

Saturday, November 21st, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I was approached a few months back by the folks at NYU to be a part of an academic career opportunities event for students of the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP). I was asked to to introduce ITP students to the ...

Webinar: Video Tips & Techniques for the Web and Social Media

Saturday, October 10th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Effectively developing a social media campaign today includes creating video content that is both professional and engaging. If you are you looking to add high quality audiovisual content to your personal marketing strategy, but don’t know where to start, this ...

LaGuardia New Media Technology Update

Monday, May 25th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Last week I was part of a faculty panel that presented on the upcoming curricular changes to the LaGuardia New Media Technology major. In addition to the core web development classes we are now adding new tracks in digital journalism, ...

This is why I teach.

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I had just returned from one of the many meetings that I have during the week to find a Facebook instant message from a former student of mine. I hadn't seen or heard from Juan directly since a few months ...

New York Cine Radio Updates

Friday, May 15th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Here is a preview of the new promo banner for the New York Cine Radio podcast. It features all of the hosts of the show in one shot. The next step is to redesign the website to reflect the new ...