Category Archives: Technology

It’s over- CRTC and Netflix..

http://m.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/its-over-crtc-netflix-and-globalization-have-won/article20784448/?service=mobile&cmpid=rss1&click=sf_globe “And not just Canada’s. Any government that seeks to protect its national culture from the forces of globalization will fail. The digital universe is too powerful. For this country, the beginning of the end came last Friday, when a … Continue reading

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Europe Isn’t Happy About Facebook’s News Feed Experiment

Ok now I’m out! I’m going to kill my Facebook account. Clearly, this social media company has no soul. Just because their User Agreement has zillion legal loopholes shouldn’t mean FB should be editing posts if it’s users! Disgusting behaviour! … Continue reading

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IPhone scan app, Google Drive, EasyBib and Ross King

What I’m I rambling about now?! Goo-Apple revolution continues to shock me little innovation at a time. Now Google Drive has auto OCR! Librarians, You know where I am heading right? cRoss King deftly stitches modem Michelangelo scholarship into his … Continue reading

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smart-phoning?

“Never confuse the devices that connect us, with the moments that keep us together” -unattributed

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No wifi? Talk…

(unattributed) Wifi not available. Talk to someone next to you.

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Mission Creep? Libraries and 3D Printers? What?

Mission Creep? Libraries and 3D Printers? What? In response to a recent blog post I read by Hugh Rundle .(http://hughrundle.net/2013/01/02/mission-creep-a-3d-printer-will-not-save-your-library/ ) I frequently get the itch, to acquire new powerful tools for our patrons/students but do also ask- why?.  Including, … Continue reading

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My first iPad app painting LOL

Sent from my iCloud Al Smith Literateowl.com @literateowl literateowl@gmail.com

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