On Connections

June 28, 2011 | 2 Comments

In a lot of ways the New Media Lab has become a throwback form of social networking. Many of us in the lab are on Twitter, we have blogs,  and are very much present on the web; however, the primary type of networking that occurs with the lab is personal. We talk about projects in person, we […]

Crowdsourcing is old hat. The moment for letting the public and the masses make sense of content is coming to an end. Sort of. It’s not that sites like last.fm have thrown in the towel on folksonomy; but there is an emerging wave of consensus brewing that what has been missing on the web is […]

Firstly, a preface. And this breaks all of my own rules about prefaces in books because I believe that an author’s work should support itself. But grant me this one exception. In the New Media Lab, there exists a standing rule. You cannot talk disparagingly of one operating system over another. Neither Windows nor Mac […]

  • A little about me

    My name is Aaron Knoll (as per the title and URL) and I work in the New Media Lab as an advisor of sorts. I assist students working on digital media projects by being available to discuss technology, options, best practices and modern approaches to digital scholarship, as well as the applications and alternatives that are available. I use my 10+ years of experience, having worked in nearly ever IT role that has ever been dreamed up, to offer expertise, advice, and support for the directions they choose to take in their projects.

    I have fulfilled this role in the New Media Lab for over three years and look forward to continue supporting students as they ambitiously look towards the future with their digital work.

  • Disclaimer

    The views expressed here are my own and they do not represent an official stance of the New Media Lab or any of my colleagues affiliated with the New Media Lab.

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