Cloud Computing

The keynote speaker at this year’s Technology Open House was Dr. Christopher Penny from West Chester University.  Dr. Penny gave an interesting  perspective on the topic of “Web 2.0 – Cloud Computing”.  His session included live demonstrations of some of the latest Web 2.0 sites and services including:

http://www.diigo.com/
Diigo is a powerful research tool and a knowledge-sharing community
http://www.netvibes.com/#General
Netvibes is a free web service that brings together your favorite media sources and online services.
http://www.twitter.com/
Social networking and micro blogging
http://tatango.com/
Connect with your members for free through text messaging and voice messaging.
http://academia.edu/
Share your research with academics around the world.
http://www.jango.com/
Free music – internet radio that plays what you want!

To access a video of Dr. Penny’s presentation, please click: http://rehost.sju.edu/ramgen/FDC/CPENNY.rm. The latest version of Real Player is needed to view the video, and can be downloaded from: http://www.real.com/.

 Dr. Penny’s slides and favorite links can be accessed from his site at: http://chrispenny.vox.com/

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