Archive for February, 2011

The Publisher That Kicked the Hornet’s Nest

Friday, February 25th, 2011

The librarian Twitterverse exploded today with the news of HarperCollins’ decision to limit the number of checkouts on ebooks purchased for library use. To save me from reinventing the recap wheel, take a look at the following fantastic blog posts for the full rundown: Bobbi Newman, spurred on by Joe Atzberger brought the story to […]

Gimme Sticky Friction

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

It’s time for me to come clean. In a move that’s likely to surprise no-one, I’m outing myself as a gamer. From the early days of ColecoVision, I’ve beena long-time fan of pushing buttons in order to make stuff happen. For better or worse, it’s had a dramatic effect on my approach to task management, […]

The 2011 Horizon Report is here!

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

My workplace created a new three-year plan last year, and as an extension of that I was tasked with identifying possible technology trends that may be emerging down the pike. Of all the sources I consulted during my research, the Horizon Reports assembled by the New Media Consortium and EDUCAUSE were definitely the most helpful. […]

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