Last week in the midst of a personal crisis (one of my doggies had emergency surgery and they are my babies) I received some exciting news – an invitation to TedX Atlanta! For those of you not familiar with Ted and Tedx Events some background info: TED is an annual event where some of the world’s leading thinkers and doers are invited to share what … Continue reading TedX Atlanta Re:solve
This morning on Twitter I asked: Can someone explain to me the tech reasons Kindle doesn’t work with library ebooks, know its DRM, want more specific plz & thnx @griffey I included an @griffey at the end because I suspected Jason Griffey was the person I know most likely to know the answer. I wasn’t wrong 🙂 Even better he answered me via a blog post. … Continue reading Ask And You Shall Receive, Jason Griffey Answers My eBooks, DRM and eReader Questions
Today Facebook rolled out it’s newest feature, Places, to US users. It allows you to check in at venues on using the Facebook app on your smart phone a la Foursquare or Gowalla. Facebook goes one step further, it allows others to check you in and you to check others in. Don’t want your friends checking you in? You need to disable this feature, this … Continue reading How to Disable Facebook’s Newest Feature: Places. Yes, The Default Setting is Enable
I’m excited to be attending the Women Who Tech TeleSummit. Four reasons I’m attending and you should too: 1. It is for women, sorry boys but we do seem to be under represented on the tech side of library issues. 2. It’s a telesummit, and its affordable! I happily paid the fee. 3. It’s not a library conference. Don’t get my wrong I love my library conferences but … Continue reading Women Who Tech TeleSummit
A look at what social media means now and some interesting facts and statistics What is social media NOW?http://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=whatissocialmediayr3pgrated-100713151403-phpapp02&rel=0&stripped_title=what-is-social-media-now-4747765 View more presentations from Marta Kagan. And the slightly saltier verision What the F**k is Social Media NOW? found via Stephens Lighthouse Continue reading What is Social Media Now?
After using my Netbook as an ereader I’ve discovered I need a dedicated device, I can be easily distracted and its hard to lay on your back and read from the Netbook. I’ve decided on the Kindle. Here is why. Dedicated device Limited-time promotional free selections – right now I have 44 books, I paid for 4 of them. Highlights and notes: Amazon keeps your highlights online at kindle.amazon.com. … Continue reading Why I Chose Kindle
I am hesitant to write this post, its so loaded with the issues surrounding ebooks. At the same time I get asked this question at least once a week so the time has come to put fingers to keys and share my 2 cents. The question – What ebook reader should I buy? My answer – that depends. First skip over the issue of dropping prices and … Continue reading Choosing a Reader for eBooks