An Answer. Converged Devices, Barcodes & the Future

  On Friday, I asked a question: Made with snapper.net I wanted to see what type of response I might get putting it into the form above. Three events in three weeks lead to this post. This kind of synchronicity always makes my trendspotting radar go off. First, I met some great folks from Pasco […]

SLA IT Bulletin: Digital Focus: Michael Stephens

The kind folks at SLA IT Bulletin Digital Focus have given me permission to reprint the interview they did with me last summer here at TTW as part of my digital portfolio. I really appreciate it. Interview with Michael Stephens – Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Dominican University For those who […]

Monniter

Via Warren’s SLJ Learning 2.0 blog: One twitter tool I have found facinating is monitter. The page has three columns where you can enter search words you want to monitor on twitter – your library name (or your name!) perhaps. Then as it finds tweets containing those words, the column will fill up and add […]

Boulder Teens

Tony Tallent writes: http://yestoknow.wordpress.com/2008/08/22/207/ Today I had the pleasure of attending a meeting with the Boulder Public Library Teen Advisory Board.  One of the things I realized during the meeting is how far Public Libraries have come in the past 10 years or so with their commitment to the Teens in our communities. The very […]

Give this Library the Money – A Director’s Letter to Patrons

Adrian Mixson, Library Director at Hall County Library System weighs in on an article about recent library trends in Governing via the library’s e-link newsletter: http://www.hallcountylibrary.org/elink/elink_jul08.htm Dear Patron, I subscribe to Governing magazine electronically and usually read it shortly after the monthly is released. If you are not familiar with the magazine, it is probably the best […]

MobileMe & the Cloud

I was a little disappointed with the Apple news today. I was honestly expecting a 32gb iPhone. I like the idea of 3G, but right now Mishawaka and Traverse City are not part of ATT’s 3G areas. I am very interested, however, in the Apps for iPhone and MobileMe. MobileMe is the next incarnation of […]

“The Dark Side” : The Wisdom of Rating Your Neighbors

http://www.voiceofsandiego.org/articles/2008/05/17/news/walker051708.txt Walker’s latest venture seems a mixture of those two. It’s an online forum called RottenNeighbor.com, and it allows residents of a neighborhood to complain about the noise, dogs, midnight habits or lawn-mowing antics of the folks next door. Launched last summer, the site was first based entirely out of Walker’s UTC apartment until a portion […]