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  • Digital survival guide

    1. 1. “the right tool for the job is the one you know how to use.”
    2. 2. PC Mac (personal (Macintosh) computer) Operating Systems
    3. 3. The Internet what is it?
    4. 4. Save Time Searching! URL aka Web Address Bookmarks Search Engine ie Google, Yahoo, Bing
    5. 5. http://tinyurl.com/ survivalnotes
    6. 6. Google-off! How many illegal/undocumented immigrants are there in the US?
    7. 7. 3 immigration sites • FAIR • Migration Policy Institute • US Citizenship and Immigration Services
    8. 8. Verifying online info • Notoriety (do you recognize it?) • Tone (Commentary vs. Fact) • Multiple sources • How did you get there? • Advertising • Use your instincts
    9. 9. Good sources of information • The Crowd: Wikipedia • Academia: www.lib.washington.edu/ types/databases/ • Journalism
    10. 10. Email • UW Mail • Gmail • Windows Live/Hotmail • others not UW compatible
    11. 11. SPAM and Scams
    12. 12. SPAM and Scams
    13. 13. SPAM and Scams
    14. 14. SPAM and Scams
    15. 15. SPAM and Scams
    16. 16. SPAM and Scams The Internet is like a vampire: it can’t hurt you unless you let it in.
    17. 17. Web 2.0
    18. 18. Web 2.0 and Social Media
    19. 19. Web 2.0 and Social Media • Facebook
    20. 20. Web 2.0 and Social Media • Facebook • Myspace
    21. 21. Web 2.0 and Social Media • Facebook • Myspace • LinkedIn
    22. 22. Web 2.0 and Social Media • Facebook • Myspace • LinkedIn • Twitter
    23. 23. Web 2.0 and Social Media • Facebook • Myspace • LinkedIn • Twitter • New ones like Foursquare, Intersect
    24. 24. Your Online Profile Protect your Privacy Build your Brand
    25. 25. Share well with others • The 80/20 rule • Don’t be annoying • The Golden Rule • Be like Jessica’s Mom
    26. 26. Sharing in the Cloud • For Text: Google Docs, typewith.me • For Files: Yousendit, DropBox, Box.net • For Media: Flickr, Photobucket, Picasa, YouTube, Vimeo • For Websites: Tumblr, Blogger, Wordpress • ftp
    27. 27. File management • Internal Hard Drive • External Hard Drive • Flash/USB drive
    28. 28. Dude, where’s my file? PCs: Windows Explorer Macs: Finder
    29. 29. File Types Text .doc .docx .pdf .wps Photos .jpg .tiff .gif raw Audio .mp3 .aiff .wav .wma .m4a Video .mov .mp4 .avi .flv Containers .fcp .ses .aup Compressors .zip .rar
    30. 30. File Converters Adobe Media Encoder (in labs) Zamzar (via email) HandBrake (for video, free download)
    31. 31. $10,000 Worth of software you can use for free!
    32. 32. $10,000 Worth of software you can use for free!
    33. 33. How do I get help?
    34. 34. Keystrokes C Copy V Paste X Cut + Z = UNDO! S Save Q Quit
    35. 35. Reasons your computer is slow:
    36. 36. Reasons your computer is slow: • Hard drive too full/fragmented
    37. 37. Reasons your computer is slow: • Hard drive too full/fragmented • You need more RAM
    38. 38. Reasons your computer is slow: • Hard drive too full/fragmented • You need more RAM • Spyware/Malware (free antivirus software)
    39. 39. Reasons your computer is slow: • Hard drive too full/fragmented • You need more RAM • Spyware/Malware (free antivirus software) • Too many programs running
    40. 40. Reasons your computer is slow: • Hard drive too full/fragmented • You need more RAM • Spyware/Malware (free antivirus software) • Too many programs running • Processor is slow
    41. 41. Equipment Com Department Kane Hall Basement DX Arts
    42. 42. Communication Dept. Online Website: www.com.washington.edu/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/uwcommunication Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/uwcomm @UWComm
    43. 43. Catalyst Web tools Workshops
    44. 44. Speed Contests #1 • Think of a friend • Find a picture of them online • Post it to their facebook wall with a comment
    45. 45. Speed Contest #2 • Find Jessicas email address (Jessica Partnow) • Create a typewith.me • Write a Haiku (5-7-5) • Email me the link
    46. 46. Speed Contest #3 • Find an mp3 on your computer • Convert it to an aiff
    47. 47. Evaluation Forms! alex@clpmag.org jessica@clpmag.org CMU 121 Thank You!

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