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I Bought a GoPro, But They Refused to Ship It to Me. Here’s Why.

I had been wanting to get a GoPro for a while, so I was excited when a friend of mine sent me this link to a promo code that offered a nice discount, which I assumed was a Christmas special. The discount was 40 percent off the HERO4 Silver, taking [...]

December 27, 2014 admin Business, Journalism/Communications, Photo, Tech 0

My Tweet that Blew Up on Twitter (for Reasons Unknown)

— Just when you think you understand Twitter… I recently made a post that mysteriously set what I figure is a personal record for retweets and favorites (since, in this 21st century world, such things are important):  “I don’t want to be a millionaire; I just want to be on @Jeopardy.” [...]

August 16, 2014 admin Journalism/Communications, Reflections, Tech 0

With More Projects in Works, New Tenants Head to Innovation Square in Gainesville

Trimark Properties seems to have its hands full of late as more tech pros look to take refuge in Innovation Square, the series of buildings being constructed and renovated between downtown and the University of Florida. [...]

July 24, 2014 admin Business, Tech 0

Uber Taxi Service Looks to Gainesville

A mobile-application taxicab service that has drawn scrutiny elsewhere in Florida for allegedly not following the law – even leading to the impounding of drivers’ cars – is considering a Gainesville expansion. [...]

July 10, 2014 admin Business, Tech, Travel & Culture 0

What Netflix, Hulu and Other Sites Say in Countries Outside the U.S.

While abroad and after a long day of sightseeing, don’t expect to get caught up on Orange is the New Black or rock out to Phish radio. Licensing and copyright constraints keep big hitters of online entertainment—like Pandora, Hulu and Netflix—off international IP addresses. While most YouTube videos work, some [...]

June 6, 2014 admin Business, Tech, Travel & Culture 0

VIDEO: How to Extract Sound from Video and Produce Audio News in Garage Band

I made this tutorial for the online class, Multimedia Reporting, I teach at the University of Florida. Hope you find it useful! [...]

May 14, 2014 admin Tech 0