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About dcexperience

Brazilian Public Relations and Corporate Communications specialist who loves writing, traveling, being among friends, and waisting time with my family. This blog was created in 2010, for a Social Media course from Georgetown University's MPS in PR and CC. I've lived two years and a half in Washington, DC, but since January 2012, I've been back in Rio de Janeiro, working in Communications.

Response#1: Are you a monochron, polychron, or balanced?

Amanda’s blog post about multitasking reminded me of a class about management styles I had at Georgetown University’s Intensive English Course last Fall. Dr. Sigrun Biesenbach-Lucas, my English professor, assigned us an article from our textbook, and the article explained … Continue reading

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Personal#3: Rio’s war against drug trafficking

As we dive into wars in this course, I’ll tell you about the war we, “cariocas” (natives of Rio de Janeiro), have learned to deal with in our daily lives. If you’ve been following the world news, you’ve probably read … Continue reading

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Weekly#11: Djibouti, nice to meet you

There’s a long time since I don’t hear about Djibouti; the last time was probably at school, and this is why I chose this tiny African country to explore. A former French colony, Djibouti is a Muslim country located in … Continue reading

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Weekly#10: Devotee of Saint Zuckerberg

I know Zuckerberg is Jewish, and this blog title doesn’t make any sense (sorry, dude!), but this is how I feel; this guy (not Orkut, although I’m a Google lover too) should be idolized, and I’ll be thankful to him … Continue reading

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Weekly#9: Knocked down by Tetris

Video gaming is part of one of those controversial activities – or products, such as coffee, or sweetener – that people keep discussing if it’s good or bad for health. Some people say gaming makes players dumb, increase aggressive behavior, … Continue reading

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Weekly#8: Anyone can be a Journalist

After last class, I got a little more respect for Wikipedia. While modern encyclopedias carry an innovative approach and an attractive freshness in terms of content, traditional encyclopedias – made with greater diligence – carry an aura of ultimate knowledge, … Continue reading

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Weekly#7: Published encyclopedia or Wikipedia?

In “The Book Stops Here”, published in Wired, Daniel H. Pink said it all: “Encyclopedias aspire to be infallible. But Wikipedia requires that the perfect never be the enemy of the good. Citizen editors don’t need to make an entry … Continue reading

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