Daily Archives: March 11, 2007

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Flickr Plans…and Convergence

From a Macworld chat with Flickr co-founder and general manager Stewart Butterfield: http://www.macworld.com/news/2007/03/09/flickr/index.php IDGNS: If you’re the eyes of the world, do you foresee Flickr getting a news component? Butterfield: Yes, we already allow for that and it already happens but it’s not surfaced nor packaged up very well. But almost every day, Flickr is used as a source for photos that either don’t exist anywhere else or that there’s just a bigger variety on Flickr. A good example is when the New York Yankee player’s plane crashed into a [Manhattan] building. A text bulletin went out on the wires […]

Hunter Class… Tauren…Librarian

Jeff Trzeciak the McMaster University Librarian writes: I had a great time presenting to our Board of Governors on Thursday. I spoke about gaming and its impact on students today. It was a radical departure from the type of presentation they had received in the past. They seemed to enjoy it and asked lots of questions. View or download the PDF: http://ulatmac.files.wordpress.com/2007/03/presentation1.pdf Don’t miss the Four Pillars of Transformation, data about games and gamers, insight into the student’s media rich lives and Jeff’s WoW vitals! 🙂

Have you seen the SLJ Blogs?

I was glad to discover some new (to me) biblioblogs this weekend. http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/blogs.html Check out Bowllan’s Blog by Amy Bowllan, Brian Unbound by Brian Kenney, Digital Reshift by Chris Harris and Practically Paradise by Diane Chen. It’s nice to see more school librarian voices joining the conversation. There’s also more new features (like some smoking HOT podcasts) to discover as well at SLJ!