Amanda Menking is a PhD student at the University of Washington's Information School. She's currently exploring gender dynamics and gender-based hostility in online communities. Amanda is a collaborator with the Social Media Lab at UW, and she's also a Wikimedia Foundation Individual Engagement Grant recipient. Prior to starting her PhD, she taught high school and community college and worked in software for almost five years. Amanda is interested in...everything.
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Sept. 3, 2015
Happy Friday! Today, I wanted to share my favorite Friday posts (and a few others) from across the worldwide web with you. I hope you’ll find some that you’ll love and bookmark. We hope you’ll love and bookmark us,...Continue reading »
Aug. 13, 2015
Happy Friday! This week we’ve curated a selection of links about how your business can leverage social media—even if consumers aren’t your primary market.Do you tweet? Prior to 2006, that question would have been ridiculous. But, today, Twitter has...Continue reading »
Aug. 6, 2015
Happy Friday! This week we’ve curated a selection of links about going global. Whether your company is a start-up or an established enterprise heavyweight (or you just want to know how to make some amazing global sandwiches), we hope you enjoy...Continue reading »
July 24, 2015
“A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.” –Henry David Thoreau, WaldenHave you used Uber or AirBnB? What about Amazon’s Mechanical Turk or AmazonFresh? How about Instacart? Have you...Continue reading »
July 16, 2015
Happy Friday! This week we’ve curated a post about the age of automobile automation (aka “I was promised a flying car”). We hope you enjoy the links below and have a safe weekend—on and off the road!Do you remember...Continue reading »
July 10, 2015
Happy Friday! This week, we celebrate plastic. Much loved, lauded, and despised, plastic has revolutionized how we ship and store products, design medical and surgical devices, reduce the weight of ships, planes, and automobiles, and create virtually indestructible items.Plastics...Continue reading »
July 2, 2015
Happy Friday! In celebration of Independence Day, we’ve curated a collection of links related to ideas, practices, and products born in the USA.“America is the greatest engine of innovation that has ever existed, and it can't be duplicated anytime...Continue reading »