April 2012 | Urban Book Editor LLC

Google Maps Mania: Finding Poems by Location

Via Scoop.it – Writing and EditingFinding Poems by Location http://t.co/qiPVQStO #google #googlemaps #engchat #npm2012 #fb…Via googlemapsmania.blogspot.fr

How MTV is using youth and digital media to create change | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age

Via Scoop.it – Writing and EditingWhy did MTV, the pop culture television icon and Angry Birds, the predominant, casual gaming juggernaut, partner up? But more specifically, why did they partner up to combat a major social issue like cyberbullying?Via www.scoop.it

National Review fires John Derbyshire over race article

Via Scoop.it – Writing and Editing Columnist is sacked after writing article urging white and Asian parents to tell their children to avoid black people (Too bad; Enjoyed Derb’s writing & perspective. Via www.guardian.co.uk

Learning through Technology

Via Scoop.it – Tech Today The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree for this tech-savvy blogger, Robyn Wright, who shares her child’s academic tech success with us. Via www.verizoninsider.com

The Next Time Someone Says the Internet Killed Reading Books, Show Them This Chart

Via Scoop.it – Tech Today Not only has the number of readers not declined since the golden age of American letters, it has gone up. Via www.theatlantic.com

Sheryl Sandberg: ‘There’s No Such Thing As Work-Life Balance’

Via Scoop.it – Tech Today Sheryl Sandberg is the chief operating officer of Facebook, a mother of two, and an outspoken advocate for women leaders. Here’s one more reason she rocks: she doesn’t pretend it’s easy. Via www.huffingtonpost.com

Utah Medicaid Cyberattack Affected 25,000 Social Security Numbers

Via Scoop.it – Tech Today SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah health officials said Friday that hackers who broke into state computers last weekend stole far more medical records than originally thought, and the data likely includes Social Security numbers of children who have… Via www.huffingtonpost.com

Security Company Says About 600,000 Macs Infected With Trojan Virus : NPR

Via Scoop.it – Tech Today Security experts say with two virus outbreaks in a year, Macs may no longer be a safe haven. Via www.npr.org

When Online Hacking Poses Real-World Dangers : NPR

Via Scoop.it – Tech Today Powerful and potentially damaging tools, including those that take advantage of communications networks, have become much more widely spread. They could be used to disrupt everything from factory valves to chips used to track cattle. Via www.npr.org

‘Escape From Camp 14’: Inside North Korea’s Gulag : NPR

Via Scoop.it – Writing and Editing Shin Dong-hyuk is the only person known to have been born in North Korea’s prison camps and gotten out alive. Journalist Blaine Harden tells the story of Shin’s daring escape. Via www.npr.org