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BarCampRochester: The password is c4mp.

Before I begin, let’s ask Wikipedia.org to describe the terms ‘unconference’, and ‘BarCamp.’ Unconference: An unconference is a conference where the content of the sessions is driven and created by the participants, generally day-by-day during the course of the event, rather than by a single organizer, or small group of oganizers, in advance. (more…) BarCamp: more »

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It’s a shiny, new blog!

Hi Folks! As you can see, we’ve made some adjustments to the Tiger Beat Blog you all know and love. What began as some distaste with the CSS that MovableType generates, has become a full-blown redesign. We chose to move to WordPress for it’s administrative user interface, the price, and for the code it generates. more »

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Pete’s Picks, volume I

This week I’d like to present some of the tools I used in creating the soon-to-be-live, shiny, spanking-new Tiger Beat Blog. Blogging software: WordPress Bug tracker: 16Bugs Layout & design: Adobe Photoshop CS2 Coding: Macrodobe Dreamweaver 8 WordPress was wonderful to work with. Having no previous knowledge of it’s inner workings, after a week of more »

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The care and feeding of geeks

This is my first official post as the University News ‘behind the scenes web tech something something’ blogger. Every week I’ll be supplying our readers with either a behind-the-scenes look at my problems as a web developer here (and how I solve them), an interesting PR-related resource or both. :) Moving on to the post, more »

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The Digg.com of PR blogging

If you look past the gritty facade of prblogger.com, you’ll find a swelling archive of PR and marketing tips from one Stephen Davies. His latest post describes a PR site that uses “non-hierarchical, democratic editorial control.” Like the immensly popular digg.com, New PR is host to user submitted, democratically featured links (the difference in this more »

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