Well said Mr. Magary!

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 […]

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Cryptography is interesting. I don’t understand it. 

  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 […]

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Probably won’t buy this but… 

…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, […]

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Virtual Reality in a Library?

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 […]

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A Real Library Bot!

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 […]

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