Tuesday, October 23, 2007
three gems worth exploring (ok so I listed 4) (oops...make it 6)
good news from America's Libraries
Libraries Shun Deals to Place Books on Web
By KATIE HAFNER
Published: October 22, 2007
Several major research libraries have rebuffed offers from Google and Microsoft to scan their books, instead signing on with a nonprofit effort.
fabulous video from Michael Wesch (did that great Web 2.0 video earlier)
"This video explores the changes in the way we find, store, create, critique, and share information. This video was created as a conversation starter, and works especially well when brainstorming with people about the near future and the skills needed in order to harness, evaluate, and create information effectively."
and a delightful blog on book related ephemera - who is Leonard Deming? (wouldn't this have a great theme for a noir mystery?)
last but not least went to see "Across the Universe" this weekend - what a delight - even better than "Once"
and now I can't get into Wall Street Survivor because the filter at work has decided it's a game .... however the filter is not blocking access to the website for buying World Series tickets and I have a better chance of winning Wall Street Survivor than I do scoring Rockies tix ... what is the world coming to....ay, yi, yi.....