Daily Archives: June 26, 2012

Innovate or Die (thoughts on librarianship)

So, a few of us were discussing via various forms of social media, IM’ing – the works – the state of librarianship (post migraine, my brain makes random connections and kind of scattered —  a poor time for coding but a great time for absorbing ideas): Libraries are dreadfully underfunded and understaffed to the point where others are starting to try to do our work ...

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Experiments in social media – what people are doing

Given that many social media sites use databases on the backend and APIs, there are a lot of interesting 3rd party apps and experiments culling through data and repurposing. One such experiment is WeKnowWhatYoureDoing.com – the Atlantic gives a good overview of how this works: Let me give you this hypothetical about privacy. You and a friend walk into a public subway station having a ...

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