Last week I read this post on Seth Godin’s blog and loved it. I tweeted it hoping other people would pick it up. After reading Stephen Abrams post – What is Cloud Computing where he states I’ve given a few talks lately and I was surprised to get a few questions about “what is cloud computing?” I guess I really do live in the bubble. … Continue reading Eternal September: Be Ready to Repeat Yourself. Again.
I recieved this email from one of the students in the Collection Development class I taught at Mizzou and thought in addition to giving my answer I’d open it up for the hive mind. I had read somewhere, it might have been on your blog in fact, that it might be a good idea for library school graduates to learn some web design languages. I … Continue reading What programming should a library science student learn?
Need some inspiration to get your innovative mojo going? Check out Fast Company’s 100 most creative, not richest, not smartest, not powerful – creative people. Really. It’s probably not who you think they are, JJ Abrams is number 14, go check it out. Continue reading 100 most creative people in business
Update 10/20/2009 The orginal warning still stands Update 9/29/2009 Organizations can now create a page without linking it to a personal account. Facebook ties a page to the account of the person who originally created it and I quote however the original creator of the Page may never be removed by other Page admins. Why does this matter? Because if the original creator leaves the … Continue reading Libraries Think Twice about a Facebook Page
I know several people, myself included, who are patiently (or not so patiently in my case) awaiting the arrival of the Palm Pre. But what do you do with your old cell phone when you acquire a new one? I have some suggestions If you’re looking to make some money try Gazelle, Greenphone or Envirofone for those in the UK. If you’d like to … Continue reading New Life for Your Old Phone
Speakers at TED are given these Ten Commandments before speaking. I love them! They are pretty good guidelines even for those of us who aren’t speaking at Ted any time soon. Thou Shalt Not Simply Trot Out thy Usual Shtick Thou Shalt Dream a Great Dream, or Show Forth a Wondrous New Thing, Or Share Something Thou Hast Never Shared Before Thou Shalt Reveal thy … Continue reading The TED Commandments
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