Librarian by Day Bobbi Newman | I'm not that kind of librarian

Archive for November, 2008

The University of Malaya

11.17.2008 · Posted in ICoLIS08

Monday I gave a modified and longer version of my presentation for ICoLIS to Librarians at the University of Malaya, including demonstrations of several sites like Facebook and FriendFeed. It was a wonderful group who asked some great questions.  After there was a small tea reception with some delicious Malay food. [slideshare id=758512&doc=monday2-1226880104376500-9&w=425] Read more ...

Greetings from Malaysia

11.16.2008 · Posted in ICoLIS08

Today is my first presentation so I thought I'd better write a post sharing what I've done over the last two days (besides prepping) before all the official stuff starts! I've spent a lot of time at this desk, tweaking presentations and checking email accounts, this is a work trip after all.  Luckily the view ...

What do you think of Google Flu Trends?

11.12.2008 · Posted in Google, Privacy

I'll admit it, I'm sucker for Google products - Reader, Gmail, Docs, Blogger, Chrome and I know on some level the dangers of that.  I have lots of bookmarks in delicious about it.  This morning while I was watching the news  I heard mention of something new - Google Flu Trends.  According the the site: ...

YouTube – not just about your 15 seconds of fame anymore

11.10.2008 · Posted in YouTube

It looks like YouTube will be partnering with MGM to host some full length films (The Magnificent Seven) and old television programs (American Gladiators).  I didn't see anything about the quality of the videos, if you visit YouTube regularly you know the quality of uploaded videos is pretty poor, surely the shows will be better.  ...