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A Word of Caution
by Bibliofuture on June 3, 2019 at 10:38 pm
Topic: LibrariesIn a 1972 book - Man and the Computer - there is a chapter on "The Library of the Future." The chapter ends with a word of caution. You can see the caution here.
America Needs More Community Spaces - Like...
by Blake on May 21, 2019 at 1:40 pm
Topic: LibrariesAmericans who live in communities with a rich array of neighborhood amenities are twice as likely to talk daily with their neighbors as those whose neighborhoods have few amenities. More important, given widespread interest in the topic of loneliness in America, people living in amenity-rich communities are much less likely to feel isolated from others, regardless of whether they live in large cities, suburbs, or small towns. Fifty-five percent of Americans living in […]
Your internet data is rotting
by Blake on May 17, 2019 at 3:29 pm
Topic: InternetFree storage is a great offer, but sometimes you only get what you pay for. The internet is neither secure nor permanent. It never promised to be, and users should not assume that it will become so. Parts are rotting and corroding and collapsing as I type this. Just hope and plan to not be resting on that platform when it falls. From Your internet data is rotting
A Memorial for a Slain Sacramento Librarian
by birdie on May 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Topic: LibrariansFrom KCRA, Sacramento city leaders honor slain librarian Amber Clark, a supervisor at the branch, who was shot and killed in the library parking lot last December as she was leaving work. Sacramento police arrested 56-year-old Ronald Seay in connection with Clark’s death.
11 Authors on Their One-Word Book Titles
by Blake on May 15, 2019 at 1:22 am
Topic: LibrariesAt Merriam-Webster we know that words have the power to shape worlds both real and imagined. And we know that writing is hard work. To distill a story, its characters, and all the associated emotions into a single word is no small feat. That’s why we’ve partnered with eleven of our favorite authors who have shared the story and significance behind their one-word-title books. From 11 Authors on Their One-Word Book Titles | Merriam-Webster