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Facebook privacy updates; Open Graph false advice post are circulating again

 So the Facebook / Open Graph privacy posts are making the rounds again. Facebook does have a pending privacy change  but they are holding off on it due to concerns  (seriously – did you vote? I did) . I’ve written about this before, but since it’s going around again (and probably will every time facebook changes), it’s a timely topic.  REMEMBER YOU CAN ONLY CONTROL ...

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Terracotta army, special properties of chinese blue, and more (ancient & new technology)

If you’ve never seen the terracotta army of 8000 soldiers in person, they are truly amazing. Each face is unique and handformed. How they made these was an advancement in art and technology for the time, but on top of that, they were painted in a now extinct form of paint called Chinese Blue (Han Blue). In researching Chinese Blue, superconductive properties were discovered. “Magnetically ...

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The autographer – a camera that records extra data (metadata)

I’d love to give an Auotgrapher camera a try.  How could a camera that records temperature, speed,compass (direction), motion,  GPS and time be used? Really interesting idea isn’t it? It could add a whole new range of contextual information to videos and photography. Although I do wonder if you would need an altimeter or if the GPS and compass to know the altitude. What about ...

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How to have a successful conference (presenters, attendees, & coordinators)

I started writing this after the last conference I attended and I have discovered my list of best practices for conferences just keeps growing…———-I’ve been to a few conferences in my career from corporate to library, regional to national to international… I’ve attended, presented, facilitated, chaired, coordinated, and about every conference activity in between.On that note here is my advice for having a successful conference. ...

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