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Archive for October, 2011

Top Ten Links 2.43: eBooks, Easy QR Codes, Time Management and Career Expectations

10.30.2011 · Posted in Links, Read This

My personally selected top ten from the links I shared on Twitter 10.22.2011 through 10.28.2011. In no particular order: 1. Amazon adds Whispersync for personal ebooks · Hidden Peanuts Amazon is declaring that they don’t care where your ebook comes from, they just want you to read it on their platform (as long as it ...

FCC’s New Digital Literacy & Broadband Initiative Recognizes the Role Libraries Play Now & in the Future!

10.12.2011 · Posted in Digital Divide

This morning at 10 am Eastern the FCC announced a new initiative aimed at closing the digital divide (access to broadband the necessary technology) and address digital literacy issues. Connect to Compete is A private and nonprofit sector partnership to promote broadband adoption and improve outcomes in disadvantaged communities. I missed the live broadcast so as I ...

Top 10 Links 2.40: Poverty, Digital Underclass, Digital Culture, e-Content & More

10.07.2011 · Posted in Links, Read This

1. Seven Reasons Why We Need Internet Activism Now via @CathyNDavidson Privacy Intellectual Property Openness Peer-learning Free Speech Open Media Innovation 2. Amazon retroactively replaces Reamde, repelled readers revolt Amazon remade its Kindle edition of Neal Stephenson’s new novel Reamde, and is now getting reamed by disgruntled readers, GalleyCat and CNet report. The e-book had been ...