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April is National Poetry Month and there's no better place to celebrate than at Palm Beach County's most celebrated Art District on Palm Beach County. The award winning arts enclave, The Boynton Beach Art District, located at...
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What happens when you investigate and write about the rich and powerful?
Ms. Mayer, a New Yorker writer and author of the new book “Dark Money,” says she was falsely accused of plagiarism and investigated by the firm of Howard Safir, ex-New York police commissioner.
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Derek Eder and @Chihacknight have hacktivism down to a data science. Check this site if you are one of us Illinois voters or taxpayers. Legislators should heed this work. Being able to connect public official idiocy with action means people power.

Built over the course of two days, by 12 members of the Chi Hack Night to show budget issues in a simple and easy to understand format.
See how long Illinois has been languishing without a budget, why it matters, & what you can do about it.
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Mangrove trails and the intracoastal. Weather was perfect. Near Gumbo Limbo in Boca Raton. Thanks Susan Elliot!
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#google fi lego
I got the kit from Google and I think my Nexus 5X with the Google Fi billing is EXCELLENT. One complaint: the Lego directions for the phone stand are backwards.

If you build it the way the directions indicate, the cord doesn't hold the phone against the backrest. I had to reverse the side that has the cord race in it, and then it works well. Just reverse the walls, so the cord comes through the taller wall, and it works well.
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Watch it. This is a great piece of journalism by NYTIMES Upshot.
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Ten years ago I was in the Convergence Newsroom doing an interview for student reporters . Today, I am pleased to say I am an Associate Professor Emerita.
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Open sourcing educational material that is created with gov't. funding is a great idea.
The U.S. Department of Education is considering a new policy that would require ED-funded materials to be licensed openly. This rule would make the educational resources that the ED funds a lot more accessible to educators and students.
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Writer, speaker, consultant
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Community and citizen journalism, mobile media, social networks and social media.
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  • Self-employed
    Speaker, consultant, present
  • Columbia College Chicago
    Associate Professor, 1994 - 2015
    Taught in Journalism, Television, Education Studies, and Academic Computing departments. Recipient of ACLS and F.I.P.S.E grants to integrate technology into liberal education. Founded ChicagoTalks.org in 2006 at Columbia College Chicago.
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Wilmette, Il - Elmhurst, IL - Delray Beach, FL - Delray Beach
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Board of Directors, Voqal.org in Chicago. Mobile news and social media expert.
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Barbara K. Iverson, PhD., is a mobile and social media consultant. Iverson is the co-founder and former publisher of Chicagotalks.org, a hyperlocal news site for Chicago. ChicagoTalks.org is a citizen and community news site founded in 2006 supported by Columbia College Chicago. 

In 2015, Iverson took a buyout from Columbia College Chicago. Dr. Iverson currently serves on the Board of Voqal.org, a nonprofit that supports organizations and individuals to build an educated, empowered, and engaged public in Chicago and the USA.

"DrBarb" started blogging in 1999. A "midlife" journalist, Barbara Iverson did a stint as an elementary school teacher, an educational researcher, and a producer of interactive multimedia. More recently, Iverson was a contributor to Poynter's E-Media Tidbits, former VP for Technology for Association of Women Journalists(AWJ), an organizer of Chicago Bloggers Meetup, a member of Chicago's opengov group, and advisor to the Society for Professional Journalist Student Chapter at Columbia College.

Barbara K. Iverson, PhD.
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http://chicagotalks.org
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Woman working in tech for 25+ years with two successful millennial kids, and one grandkid. I'm a "connector" (see The Tipping Point.)
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  • UIC
    Public Policy, 1981
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Wonderful building. Check the history of the Bee, a black newspaper from Bronzeville. The library is intimate. Looks like it serves lots of people.
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I was looking for a flower market in Chicago like the one in NYC. This place sells wholesale and retail, so I rode my bike there. The owner, Steve, is a flower expert, the flowers were of good quality, and his prices were okay. I'll go back again, it was worth the ride.
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