I don’t think this was really meant as a meme but I’m stealing it and using it as such. I came across this list on the Happiness Project blog, and I think its highly appropriate that I create my own list since The Happiness Project would definitely be on it! This was actually a hard list to put together for a couple of reasons, first I … Continue reading 7 Books that Changed the Way I See the World
1. You think it has better privacy controls This is number one, hands down, the biggest reason its a problem waiting to happen. The pure enthusiasm for a new product and your belief that you are “safer” will lead to you to share more believing that you have better control. 2. It’s still in Beta. Beta means beta, which means there are bugs that haven’t … Continue reading 5 Reasons Google+ Is A Privacy Accident (Disaster?) Waiting to Happen
I don’t write about books here. Not really. I write about ebooks and technology and the future of libraries (which may or may not involve books depending who you ask) and sometimes I write about what I’m reading, but I don’t really write about books. This is about books. I have a confession to make, like many people I got my library science degree because … Continue reading Books: A Love Letter
My personally selected top ten from the links I shared on Twitter 7.2.2011 through 7.9.2011. In no particular order: 1. Comcast targeting digital divide – If you’ve heard me speak or read my writings about the digital divide you know I applaud the FCC’s National Broadband Plan to ensure that high-speed internet access is available to everyone. But that I also express concern that just making … Continue reading Top Ten Links 2.27: The Digital Divide, Digital Devices & Your Rights, Personal Brand, Time Management & More!
It’s hard to believe but Round 7 of Library Day in the Life Project will run July 25th through the 31st. What is the Library Day in the Life Project? It’s a chance to share your day, or week, with other librarians and hopefully the public at large. It started when I come discovered someone had searched “What’s a librarian’s day like” to find my blog so I wrote a … Continue reading Library Day in the Life Round 7 Will Run July 25th through the 31st #libday7
There were many announcements made during and around the time of ALA that related to ebooks and libraries. I’ve put together a list in case you missed any. Library Specific ALA Annual 2011: New Ebook Service Launched, Takes Its Inspiration from Freegal Library Ideas, LLC, has launched a new ebook service for libraries that’s similar to the company’s Freegal Music product. Freading will offer 20,000 copyrighted titles from 16 … Continue reading ALA and post ALA eBook News Wrap Up #ala11
My personally selected top ten from the links I shared on Twitter 6.25.2011 through 7.1.2011. 1. Definitely! RT @pcsweeney: Could Google+ Ruin Your Online Personal Brand? great post from Patrick Sweeney that will get you think about what information we’re supplying Google and others. I started thinking about the amount of metadata that we are creating for each other and about each other. I started thinking about … Continue reading Top 10 Links 2.26: Google+, Digital Illiteracy, Staying Positive and More!