Angelo Fernando

I am a computer and technology teacher at Benjamin Franklin High School in Arizona. I am also an adjunct faculty member at Chandler-Gilbert Community College. Prior to teaching I was a communications strategist, consultant, business & technology writer, broadcaster and podcaster. Back in the day I was creative director at O&M advertising. More on my website.

Why HoiPolloi? 
When I began blogging, way back in May 2004, communication was being disrupted; media was under siege. I was convinced that the hoi polloi –Greek for that derisive term the masses– were going to rearrange our molecules, so to speak. Radical change always arrives from those on the edges. After all, Johannes Gutenberg was not a printer, but a goldsmith, but he printed the Bible, and disrupted how knowledge was shared. You get the idea.

Hoipolloi Report’ is my sandbox. This is where I take notes of media and marketing shifts that empower –and are enlarged by– ‘people like us.’ Today we the hoi polloi certainly tell better stories. Noisy, funny, and unpredictable we speak our mind, we talk back. It’s also my journal, as blogs were intended to be.

Angelo Fernando - Chat RepublicMy Book “Chat Republic, How Social Media Drives Us To Be Human 1.0 in a Web 2.0 World.”  (2013)
The book was inspired by topics I’ve written about in my tech columns for two magazines –listed below. These are sectors I am still passionate about: Technology, Education, Marketing, and Media.

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Topic Interests
Education, Ed-Tech, Robotics, AI, Cybersecurity, Space Science, Integrated Marketing Communications, Digital Media, Content Creation, Citizen Journalism, PR, Social Media, Networking, SEO, Data Visualization, Mobile Communications, Podcasting, Gamification, Radio, Content Curation, Diplomacy, Wikis.