Monthly Archives: November 2008
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.
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 […]
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: […]
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. […]
MaintainIT cookbooks are a great (free) resource! “Planning for Success, a guide for the overworked librarian” one covers: Planning and Decision Making covers the ins and outs of creating a technology plan that ties to your strategic priorities and goals. Communication and Partnerships delves in the fundamentals of day-to-day technology communication from a “techie” and […]
I know I’ve shared this story with many of you in person, so forgive me if you’ve already heard it. It seems like ages ago that I got invited to attend the International Conference on Libraries, Information and Society, but it was only in June that I got a Facebook message asking me if I […]