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Showing posts from June 17, 2012

SCS : Social Current See : alt@cities

alt@cities is the neighborhood for the blogging and social media home of ALTALOMAN. While these sites are multiple creations, all are linked and developed under four basic themes: 1) cancer survival; 2) topix trivia; 3) quotations; 4) voyager vision; and a number of sub-themes noted below.
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Canswerist Journals : Survivor Suleika Jaouad

Fellow blogger and MCL survivor Andrew Griffith re-posted this informative story from the NY Times about CA survivor Suleika Jaouad June 21 }:{ Read on, but first a few words about the source:
Suleika Jaouad (pronounced: su-LAKE-uh ja-WAD) is a 23-year-old writer, adventurer and cancer ninja. Her weekly column in the New York Times ‘Well’ section chronicles a young person’s journey with cancer. A video series accompanies the column.
A triple citizen, she hails from New York, Tunisia and Switzerland. Suleika graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with a B.A. in Near Eastern Studies and certificates in French and Women & Gender Studies. Since graduation, she has been battling an advanced form of myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) which, by the time it was diagnosed, had turned into acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Suleika is currently undergoing a bone marrow transplant (her 21-year-old brother, Adam, is her donor). She provides advice and a listening ear to people who are aff…

Tell your story with social media

Storify helps its users tell stories by curating social media. They launched their private beta as a finalist at TechCrunch Disrupt in September 2010, and won the Startup Accelerator at South by Southwest in 2011. Their public beta went live in late April 2011.  Storify is based in San Francisco in a newly remodeled loft office in the heart of the city.________________________________________________________________ }:{   alt@search   }:{   alt@source   }:{   alt@clip   }:{   alt@link   }:{ _______________________________________________________________ }:{   infographics   }:{  myj : my journal   }:{