My first smartphone was a BlackBerry 8830 World Edition, and at the time, I thought it was a pretty big deal. I could update my social networks from a mobile device, check email, and browse the internet. Blackberry phones used to be the pinnacle of not only the business savvy, but the technologically sophisticated. This [...]
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Since graduating high school, the amount of time I dedicate to video games has drastically declined over the years. This infographic takes a look at the positives and negatives of gaming for individuals, as well as what parts of the brain are affected positively and negatively. Big thanks to Online Universities for sending this one [...]
I’ve been using Twitter for a number of years now, and much like any social media platform, it has its positives and negatives. One of the big pushes in education is the adoption of new technology to further the learning experience. This infographic gives a brief summary of Twitter, its user base, two cases studies, [...]
Starting during my years in college, I’ve always had an irregular sleep cycle. While I am graduated and working full time during the day, there are some nights where I just don’t get enough sleep. Balancing a day job with freelance work, personal projects, and time for family and friends sometimes leave very little room [...]
A very grim outlook at post-college life in the workforce, or just the workforce in general. This infographic looks at the metrics of the average American, the average American job, and how jobs requiring less physical labor affect health. Grim color palette also included. Though a lot of the facts are true in this infographic, [...]
Another great infographic from the gang at Online Universities. This one gives an overview of how schools use social media, what networks they use the most, and how well schools are utilizing the platforms they’ve chosen to use. Enjoy! Please click on the image for a larger version
Facebook is increasingly being used in both legal and ciminal investigations. Which, when you think about how much information people share on the site, makes sense (even though it’s incredibly creepy). Please check out this infographic that looks at various crimes committed and solved on Facebook. Click Image for larger view Big thanks to Criminal [...]
Here’s a pretty neat breakdown of how the modern classroom is technologically evolving. The infographic investigates the use of e-books, tablets, webcams, and their practical uses in the classroom. To view a larger version, please click on the image. Infographic courtesy of Online Universities.
OpenCourseWare and the establishment of iTunes U have made invaluable educational resources available for free to those interested in furthering their education. The below infographic relates to me personally, as I am a strong advocate of a more open and free education and constantly browse through what iTunes U has to offer in academia. Big [...]
About The Author
Brett Widmann is a WordPress developer for a marketing agency in Kenosha called Dooley and Associates. A graduate from UWSP in Computer Information Systems, Web and Digital Media Development, and Religious Studies, Brett has loved everything web since he was a teenager and enjoys making the internet a better place, one website at a time.