When Facebook “upgraded” or “simplified” its privacy settings they removed the ability to turn off your recent activity feed (this was one update ago. I think).  Now everything you do posts to your wall and the news feed. You can not opt out. If you don’t like it Facebook says you’re welcome to use the […]

We hear a lot about innovation and change these days. Everyone is talking about it, every is doing it, or at least trying to. There’s a problem though, change and innovation require more than lip service. Declaring that you are innovative does not make it so. You know what I’m talking about, someone reads an […]

So often when talking about innovation or change we hear someone say don’t be afraid to fail. That is harder than it sounds, I mean really; who wants to fail? Who wants to stand up in front of a group, no matter how big or how small and admit they were wrong. I know some […]

The Eight Irresistible Principles of Fun Get Focused 1. Stop hiding who you are 2. Start being insanely selfish> Be Creative 3. Stop following the rules 4. Start scaring yourself Use Your Wisdom 5. Stop taking it all so damn seriously 6. Start getting rid of the crap Take Action 7. Stop being busy 8. […]

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 1/29/2010 thru 2/4/2010 about dismantling the echo-chamber… more on the echo chamber Content Creators & Consumers (& the iPad) – an interesting post on who the audience of the iPad is. I know its not me, but I’ve had conversations with enough […]

Since posting the Libraries and Transliteracy slideshow I’ve been asked many times to define transliteracy. Its a slippery term, people often confuse it with digital literacy or technology literacy. Sometimes I’m not sure I even have a good grasp on the concept. So a colleague and I sat out to hash out the details, here […]

Great post from erin dorney at library scenester on why students, librarians, administrators should be paying attention to the Library Day in the Life Project, I couldn’t have said it better. One of my favorite post is from Andy Woodworth Library Day in the Life Round 4 (The Love Note) I haven’t read all the posts yet but I […]