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free web 2.0 webinar

…and another free webinar.If interested, my list of web2.0 presentations are here. ——–In the recent OCLC Report, “Sharing Privacy and Trust in Our Networked World”, one of the comments in the conclusion is “Many U.S. library directors are simply not engaged in the socialization of the web….less than a quarter…” * Some may have dabbled or made sincere efforts into using new Web 2.0 tools, ...

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Free webinars – virtual worlds & libraries

Just passing along….—————- Greetings! These free, open-to-everyone online events in January on the general topic of virtual worlds and libraries were recently added to the OPAL calendar (http://www.opal-online.org/progschrono.htm). Feel free to share this information with others who may be interested. If you want the full OPAL experience, and if you are running a version of Microsoft Windows, you need to download and install a small, ...

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textpattern, wordpress, & redesign

I’m re-doing one of my domains with textpattern or wordpress. I considered drupal, but to be honest, I want something with a little stronger 3rd party support. There are several features & functionalities missing in drupal which I need. For a site from scratch or one with content generated from within drupal, all is well. For those working with 3rd party apps already, well, it ...

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articles & exhibits

2008 February ::: Mental Health Art Auction   2007 February ::: Mental Health art auction April ::: "Wrapped", Solo invitational exhibit, Tate Center Gallery, April 1-20. 2006 January ::: Clayton St. Gallery "Locals" Juried Exhibit February ::: Mental Health art auction May ::: Averitt Center for the Arts, Statesboro, Ga. "Flora, Funa, Fauna" juried exhibit July ::: Ga Center for Continuing Education, "{con}textualize", invitational exhibit (solo) ...

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new things for 2008… crystal ball gazing with opensource, social networking, digital identity, and more aka the predictions.

I was poking around trying to find a better video editor, when I stumbled across an opensource project called, Jahshaka. Jahshaka is positioning itself as being a fullbodied product that can compete with such software as finalcut pro (wow!). Not sure about that, because I could never (ever, ever) get the windows installer to work properly. Maybe if I had already switched to ubuntu ALREADY… ...

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Blogs you should read

On one library list, there is an ongoing discussion about library related or librarian blogs that librarians should be reading. I’m sure everyone has their favorites.  I read a lot of nonlibrary tech blogs that I find interesting and I participate in a couple of lists that do not have blogs. Anyhow here is my library related reading list: Catalogablog, http://catalogablog.blogspot.com/ I know — cataloging is ...

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Google takes on about.com? wikipedia?

Earlier this week, we started inviting a selected group of people to try a new, free tool that we are calling “knol”, which stands for a unit of knowledge. Our goal is to encourage people who know a particular subject to write an authoritative article about it. from Google Blog, athttp://googleblog.blogspot.com/2007/12/encouraging-people-to-contribute.html more athttp://blogoscoped.com/archive/2007-12-14-n19.html Sounds interesting. I’ve contributed sporatically to wikipedia, mostly just in a few ...

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laptop woes

HP has identified a hardware issue with certain HP Pavilion dv6000, HP Pavilion dv9000 and Compaq Presario V6000 series notebook PCs. If you own an HP Pavilion dv6000, HP Pavilion dv9000 or Compaq Presario V6000 series computer that meets the product criteria listed below and experiences one or more of the symptoms listed below, contact HP to determine whether you are eligible for a free ...

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new art, new writings — the sublime by the light of the moon

For those of you interested in arts & tech stuff, check out Elliot Boswell’s Painting du Jour videos at Youtube. Here is a little interview with him w/ embedded youtube, of course. Also, I wrote a brief piece on digital identity for artists. Lots of great writing on board for December’s issue, so do check it out. The fiction, poetry, and short stories are getting ...

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