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

Posts Tagged ‘Google’

Commentary On the Digital Divide from the Chief Executives of Netflix & CommonSenseMedia

If you're thinking about transliteracy you almost have to be thinking about the digital divide. What does it mean? Is it real? How will we close the gap? This New York Times piece Will the Digital Divide Close by Itself? From the Google's Breakthrough Learning in a Digital Age provides a look at and arguments ...

Does the average Joe really need to know what a browser is?

06.18.2009 · Posted in Google, Questions, Technology

Jessamyn West shared this yesterday “A team from Google interviewed dozens of people in Times Square the other day, asking a simple question: What’s a browser? This was in an effort to understand and improve the customer experience of Google’s own browser, called Chrome. Turns out that over 90% of the people interviewed could not ...

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: ...

Becoming 2.0 – What 2.0 can do you for you

08.12.2008 · Posted in Presentations, Training

After much preperation the time has finally arrived!  This week I'm cohosting a Web 2.0 workshop sponsered by MOREnet and the Missouri State Library.  The topic - They asked us to talk about using Web 2.0 tools in your library!  Even better, my cohost and I created the whole thing using Google Docs.  How else ...