Putting this here. Because driving. You probably think you’re a great driver. Studies show that most people think they are better drivers than everyone else. If everyone is better, than no one really is. Here’s ten techniques to master to make sure you actually are better than average, you special, special soul. Source: Ten Obvious […]Read More Ten Obvious Ways To Be A Better Driver-via Jalopnik
This post by Drew Magary sums up my feelings surprisingly well. Read the whole thing. The quote below is one of many good ones. My reasons for hating Trump are better than your reasons for hating Hillary. Show me all the arguments against her you like. You guys don’t give a shit about facts and […]Read More Well said Mr. Magary!
The Grand Tour — the new show from ex- Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May — is coming to Amazon Prime Video on November 18th.. Amazon announced the show’s premiere date in a bombastic YouTube clip that features the kind of fast cars and exotic locales that the Grand Tour promises […]Read More Marking November 18th on my calendar!
Good article by Matthew Yglesias detailing the Trump foundation, its questionable dealings and the lack of attention it’s getting. One of many good quotes: It’s 100 percent true that everything Fahrenthold and others have uncovered about the Trump Foundation suggests that Trump will use the powers of the presidency to benefit his businesses. But even […]Read More Shady, untrustworthy and gaining in the polls. ugh.
Maybe PocketBlock could help with that. Check this site soon for more details. http://www.justintroutman.com/pocketblock/ In its current form, PocketBlock is a series of board-like grids that allows players to transform plaintext messages into secret ciphertext and convert it back again, one move at a time. By restricting the operations to little more than addition […]Read More Cryptography is interesting. I don’t understand it.
…the link between it and OverDrive make it an interesting device. Kobo’s parent company, Rakuten, acquired a company last year called Overdrive that has deep ties with the growing e-book lending programs around the country, and so library lending also features prominently in the Aura One’s software. The most useful part of this is that, […]Read More Probably won’t buy this but…
Post from Vox provides yet another reason to not vote for this joker. ugh… Presidents don’t go out and constantly “joke” about invading countries, or about their economic policies, or about their political opponents being terrorists. They tend to put thought into what they say, because the risk of being misunderstood is too high. The […]Read More Can’t take this guy seriously. Really.
Cool program in Maryland. Maybe we could do something similar here? Investigate options… A VR Roadshow through Prince George’s County showed kids how to create immersive experiences. It was a group effort involving FutureMakers, Code in the Schools, Seven Hills Games and more. Source: How one Maryland library system is embracing virtual reality – Technical.ly […]Read More Virtual Reality in a Library?
Worth reading. A reminder of how much progress has been made and that there is still work to do. I need to be better. Money quote for me: But I also have to admit that when you’re the father of two daughters, you become even more aware of how gender stereotypes pervade our society. You […]Read More President Barack Obama on Feminism, Michelle, and His Daughters | Glamour
There’s a real library bot in Singapore! The only thing it does is shelf reading. I’ve done lots of shelf reading during my library career. I would have loved having a robot read shelves for me. We shouldn’t worry about our jobs…yet. For Keong, the most gratifying part of designing a whirring robot shelving assistant […]Read More A Real Library Bot!