Tuesday, June 30, 2009

The Wal-Mart Virus

This video was brought to my attention by a current soc student.

These are always interesting, but keep in mind we always have to question the reliability and validity of the information.

How would we verify the accuracy of the video?

Thanks WL!!

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Gay Rights vigil

This evening I saw the Voices for Equality group (gay rights) holding a peaceful candlelight vigil in front of KWC.

--Via mobile bloggin'

Monday, June 22, 2009

Sociology of collective behavior: Iran crisis

The following link provides an excellent early assesment into the
sociology of group formations

Iran Election Crisis: A Social Media Timeline http://bit.ly/NXSPI"

Monday, June 15, 2009

Do Facebook Friends Provide the Same Support As Those In Real Life?

This article recently appeared in Newsweek.  This speaks to the impact of virtual community and personal well being.

"Do Facebook Friends Provide the Same Support As Those In Real Life?"
http://bit.ly/1ag4Dg - More info: http://bit.ly/1ag4Dg+

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Twitter use better defined

The analysis of Twitter gets better defined as the media and general
public seeks to better understand the depth and impact of the "Twitter

On the news, talkshows, and all across the media, defining the use and
purpose of Twitter continues to be inaccurate and largely misunderstood.

What is Twitter for?


Sent from my iPhone

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Near naked yard work

...so I'm pretty aware of my surroundings, and not a lot surprises me...

But seeing this guy a few blocks from my house today, mowing his grass in briefs (underwear), was something of a surprise.

--Via mobile bloggin'

Sunday, June 07, 2009


I just wonder how long it took to derive this elegant phrase found on the box of a Big Mac; AND how much the creator got paid?

See any other elegant food phrases that provide the aesthetics to make the food go down easier and to take your thoughts from the potential for heart disease? Snap a shot with a caption and send it to me to post: chad.gesser@gmail.com