Link Locker is a collection of links from the web, curated by Joshua Holland Tech Spotlight Facebook Safety Check, availability varies: Facebook responds to criticism regarding its decision to activate Safety Check in Paris but not for other recent attacks The music stops for Zune: After a long sunset, Microsoft formally retires Zune Magic begins to fade from some startups: Don’t believe the hype, technology unicorns…
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Finding a job can be a bit of a mystery for new grads. Despite years of preparation and schooling, the big step from the graduation stage to the front door of their first job can often be the most challenging. Increasingly however schools are providing students with additional resources to help with the transition. Recently I was invited to be a part of a “Job Searching &…
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I’ve been an Evernote guy for years. I’ve used the service to store a variety of content including workout routines, articles I’ve read, and even draft blog posts. It’s my go to for digital note taking. I imagine this is why I was hesitant to fully embrace OneNote until last year when I started a contract role with NetHope and began to use it as my…
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“Can you make me Twitter-famous” or as referenced occasionally by the younger crowd “Instafamous?” I often hear this question from friends and some brands. The rise of social media platforms in the last few years has spawned the idea of instant validation and a podium to express point of views and beliefs. While there is a bit of validity to this idea, taking a step back…
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After a year of stringing together a series of short term contracts, I’m happy to announce I recently signed a long term project with NetHope. As the organization’s core Marketing and Communications Specialist. I’ll be responsible for helping develop NetHope’s communications strategy, managing its digital properties, and planning the organization’s big member summit in the fall. Like many of life’s adventures I’m terrified and excited for…
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After developing an irrational fear of hitting publish at the end of 2012, I challenged myself in 2013 to blog monthly. While I didn’t reach my initial goal of creating a new post every week I did hit publish multiple times a month – averaging about three  on Making the Connectionsand a few on my Tumblr blog. Working as a professional writer for various businesses over…
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Article Originally Published on COMMunity Building  Joshua Holland graduated from the UW in 2009 with a degree in Communication and a minor in Diversity. During his undergraduate years, he was actively involved with Delta Lambda Phi and the United Greek Council. He also participated in an Exploration Seminar to Paris that was organized by the English Department. While there he researched and reported on the impacts…
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Not sure why but “Disconnect” flew by my radar when it was first released. I briefly remember hearing chatter about it shortly after its release but given the film’s dark subject matter – negative effects of digital media, it wasn’t a blockbuster. Oddly, I viewed the film isolated from my digital networks during an international flight from Seoul to San Francisco. The digital divide is often…
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Attention aspiring filmmakers, the city of Seoul is looking for help making a movie. The film titled, “Seoul, Our Movie” (currently in production) is focused on capturing the diverse experiences and feelings related to Seoul. When complete the city hopes the film will help introduce Seoul to new global citizens and increase people’s love for Seoul. The initiative was launched by the city of Seoul in…
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Despite being a rather standard document in the job hunting process, resumes come in a variety of different formats. To shed light on the subtle differences I’ve researched a few of the common types and provided a brief summary of each below. Chronological Resume Often thought of as the default style, the chronological resume lists your most recent experiences followed by the next most recent. This…
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