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Professional & Cont Ed Group online

———————-The Professional & Continuing Education Interest Group (PACE) of GLA (the Georgia Library Association) chaired by Robin Fay & Beth Thornton have decided to do a free online community portal (a ning). Even if you are not a member of the Interest Group or GLA, feel free to participate. We decided to give this a try to see if we pool the library, IT and/or ...

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Media as public square

The second annual Peabody-Smithgall Lecture will feature UGA grad Pat Mitchell, a former PBS president and the current CEO and president of the Paley Center for Media in New York. She’ll speak on the topic “Media As Public Square.” ..very interesting! stream o’ conscious thoughts while they are fresh> media responsibility, media influence, digital divide vs. digital democracy, we are the media, google me/google u, ...

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new art, new writings, new music — it’s moonshine

The latest issue of moonshine is up. Whew, that was tough work! The stylesheet has changed to dark with light text for the cover; not sure if I will keep it, but it seemed aprops for the time of year. It almost seems a little too much “me” which I suppose is okay, but I’m going to try to do something completely different with December’s ...

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Looking for writers, creative folk, artists

moonshine could use a couple more creative writing pieces for October’s issue of moonshine arts magazine. Of course, we can always use artist interviews, writings from the studio, book or music reviews, as well as other art related topics. Writers for moonshine are a diverse bunch: graphic artists, painters, poets, photographers, novelists, essayists, computer geeks, art professors & more. Some are professional writers; some are ...

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Something I do when I’m not working… well, not working on a computer.

Yes, I occasionally do non-computer work. ;-D … a detail from pandora’s box, a multiple media piece (finally finished!) for the hauntings exhibit. For the reception I’ve decided to fill the big box with fortune cookies. I was going to do printed quotations, but who doesn’t love fortune cookies? btw media: cardboard box with embedded wooden box, handmade paper, dried flowers, round glass chips, printed ...

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Do you need help with that presentation?

Slideshare the cool site that allows easy sharing of powerpoint slides via the web AND converts powerpoint into a more web friendly format for embedding, emailing, etc. has now started a great series on slide tips. Do you think they got tired of all of the really bad powerpoint presentations being loaded at their site? 🙂 Everyday, by some estimates, people deliver roughly 30 million ...

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Call for writings, poetry, music reviews & more

Just a heads up: moonshine arts magazine is seeking writers, reviewers, podcasters, & artists for the next issue (october 10).We are looking for poets, short story writers, book reviewers, music reviewers (especially local & regional), essayists on culture and history as relates to art as well as artists “writing from the studio”. Writings from the studio are short essays capturing the essence of being a ...

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Q&A: Installing opensource software

Today’s question from my mailbox: Once you download an Opensource software how do you know it will work on your server? If you can FTP/ssh/webdav into your webspace you should be able to install any software that you download provided: Your server meets the System requirements needed for the software, e.g., right version of php loaded, mysql, imagemajick, adequate space, etc. Many commercial companies will ...

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