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Blue beanie day — support the semantic web

Arches @ noon. Nov. 30.The 3rd annual Blue Beanie Day will be celebrated on Monday, November 30th, 2009see http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=136079874938 On Monday, November 30, 2009 thousands of Standardistas (people who support web standards) will wear a Blue Beanie to show their support for accessible, semantic web content. Join the fun! The 2009 event page is here:http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=136079874938 It’s easy to show your support for web design done ...

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Join us — new Drupal and Expression Engine Groups

Hola! I’m chairing the ATHDrupal group and for now, I am just “helping” the EEATH group (I hope a Chair rises organically in the group).ATHDrupal is a new regional Drupal group (forming out of the ashes of UGA Drupal Group). We would like to invite anyone interested in Drupal to join us. We hope to have some f2f meetings — perhaps, semesterly (and also, to ...

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New social networking site for genealogists

This is for my mom 😉 ————–GenealogyWise.com is a brand new social networking site, similar to Facebook, but dedicated to genealogists. In fact, it was officially announced the first part of July. GenealogyWise.com is a site with forums, blogs, videos, RSS feeds and more – again, all related to genealogy. Developed by WorldVitalRecords.com, it looks to be a great tool to help us stay andget ...

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Quick project update

Quick project update: I’m finishing up the Faculty Learning Committee on Emerging Technologies and I’ve accepted to be a member of the FLC for 2010 on Visual Learning (The Shift to Visual). I am really excited about that and hope that my group can make a small movie about visual learning (hint). In the past 3 months l’ve done presentations on: WordPress as a CMS ...

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Posting by email with wordpress and blogger

SO, one of the things I love to do is post by email to blogs (call it laziness, if you want!).POSTING TO BLOGGER VIA EMAIL Blogger makes this incredibly easy and does most of the work for you. Under Settings> EmailIn the Mail to Blogger Address, choose an email address you would like to use. You can also chose if you want to publish or ...

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Change.gov — governmental site with web2.0 tech and ee

I’m not trying to start a political discussion, but if you haven’t checked out the new website http://www.change.gov, it is kind of interesting in terms of the use of web2.0 technologies. It includes a blog (with rss, of course), a mechanism to sign up for emails, a form to share stories or thoughts, and more (the blog includes youtube videos, too). Contrary to the chatter ...

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The vanishing cataloger

In the past few years, I’ve been noticing a trend amongst many of the smart, talented cataloging colleagues that I know — they are are leaving the Cataloging profession.I think there are many factors at work, but I see a few trends: The shifted job: Their jobs have shifted even if their job descriptions or titles have not. The evolved job: Their jobs and official ...

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Free webinar — John Seely Brown Symposium on Technology and Society

The Closing of Library Services… The Opening of Library Services (Free Webcast) Wednesday, Oct. 22, 3-5:30 pm Brewster Kahle, founder of the Internet Archive and director of the Open Content Alliance (OCA) and a critic of proprietary services like the massive Google Books project, will be the keynote speaker for the fourth John Seely Brown Symposium on Technology and Society sponsored by the University of ...

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