That’s a pretty bold title if I do say so myselfūüôā ¬†I know there are 7 days left but with the holidays I feel ok publishing this list now. I didn’t base these on stats or comments but rather what I feel was the most import. Sometimes I put my heart and soul into something […]

Why We Buy: The Science Of Shopping is on my reading list this month but it deserves its own post. ¬†It has inspired a great deal of thinking about what we measure, why and how we use it to declare ourselves successful (or not). Please¬†note there is a newer version of this title,¬†Updated and Revised […]

Since last months What I‚Äôm Reading post went so well I thought I’d write one for December. Books: Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age by Clay Shirky. I’ve been a fan of Shirky since reading his first book, Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations, when it came out. ¬†I […]

I’ve toyed with the idea of ads on the blog for a while now.But I’ve been hesitant for a couple of reasons including I know some people have a strong opinion about them or block them with browser ad-ons. ¬†I also have some concerns over lack of control and the¬†appearance that I am endorsing the¬†advertised¬†item […]

There was a time when one of your Facebook account or privacy settings allowed you to disable your “recent activity” from appearing in the newsfeed or on your wall. That went away sometime in the latest year (with profile¬†update¬†10102029309808098, I think). Facebook completely removed the option to hide your recent activity and instead what you […]

Inspired¬†by Justin Hoenke’s great post I decided to make my own list of libraryland/professional things I learned in 2010. 1. Not everyone is going to like you This was probably the most important and the hardest lesson I learned. I was having a conversation with a friend in April when he said these words to […]

My personally selected top ten from the links I shared on Twitter 12/3/2010 through 12/9/2010. ¬†In no particular order: 1.Everything you need to know about technology to work in libraries via @theREALwikiman – another great informational from Ned Potter about what it really means to be a librarian, including another example of his awesome Prezi […]