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Archive for July, 2010

Top Ten Links Week 30 – Happiness, Social Media Comptency, eBooks, Digital Natives, Prezi, Facebook Privacy and More!

07.30.2010 · Posted in Links, Read This

My personal select top ten links from Twitter 7/23/2010 through 7/29/2010. The best of the best and/or the most important stuff I tweeted last week 1. So-Called "Digital Natives" Not Media Savvy, New Study Shows via @colleengreene - I know the concept of digital natives has been popular but anyone who works with the generation knows ...

Why Transliteracy? An Introduction for Librarians – a Tech Talk with Michael Sauers

07.28.2010 · Posted in Presentations, Transliteracy

I had the honor of being Michael Sauers guest on his NCompass Live Tech Talk series.  I did a brief overview of transliteracy and its importance to libraries.  The session was recorded and will be up after some editing, in the meantime here are my slides and some links. Why Transliteracy? An Introduction for LibrariansView more presentations ...

Mobile Phones Are Not The Key to Bridging the Digital Divide

07.26.2010 · Posted in Digital Divide

Something new to consider as we consider at broadband access as a universal right - mobile phones. NPR looks at a recent report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project on Mobile Access.  Does 3G (and soon to be 4G) speed qualify as broadband access? NPR quotes these stats from Pew African-Americans and English-speaking ...