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I like I probably don’t use it the way it’s supposed to be used. I tend to use it like a web scrapbook. I put things there that I want to remember for later or things that I don’t have time to read but plan to get back to. It works pretty well for […]

Did You Know… Shift Happens


My colleague sent this to me. I never saw the first version. Great food for thought.

A Vision of Students Today…


A colleague of mine pointed me toward this youtube video. I was really fascinated with how they touched on so many topics and seemed to drive so many points home.

Free Software and Reusing Computers….


In the spirit of our lecture from last week I am writing a post about computer reuse and recycling. Computers are one of those resources that people seem to trash all to quickly. Some quick facts and figures. Only 11% of PCs are recycled; the percentage for televisions and mainframes recycled is lower.1 68 percent […]

Virtual Communities…


Do you remember the GAP swing commercial? I do. Do you remember the swing dancing craze that followed? I do. That’s how I met my wife. I didn’t start swing dancing on purpose I just kind of stumbled into it. My roommate wanted to go and so she dragged me along and before I knew […]

The iPod and iPhone in Libraries


In our discussion last week on the effect of the iPod and iPhone in libraries we made several conclusions. First, we expanded on the iPod to include MP3 players (or digital content player). We also felt that the iPhone was still too new to have a serious impact on libraries (at least any more of […]

From Pickles to Airplanes… WikiRacing.


1 After school let out today I was plugging away at some reading I have to do for my class when I noticed that the students in the lab were eerily quiet. When kids get quiet I tend to get paranoid and think they are up to something so I wandered into the room to […]