Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Learn more about the Digital Public Library of America via "All Things Considered."

Laura Slidell covered the DPLA in a segment on yesterday's "All Things Considered." You can read about it on the DPLA blog or hear the segment on the NPR web site.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Turn any wall or tabletop into a touchscreen

This is most intriguing thing I've seen in a while. Can't wait to get my hands on one--literally. http://cnet.co/17qAqpQ

Friday, August 09, 2013

Free limited access to journals via JSTOR

In case you missed it, JSTOR now offers free limited access to journal collections. More info from the source I got it from is here. Or you can go straight to JSTOR. Of course, you might check to see if your local public library offers access to JSTOR--especially if you happen to live, work, or go to school in Louisville, Kentucky.

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

And all this time I thought "big brother" would be Google

"Microsoft device helps police pluck evidence from cyberscene of crime"

That's the headline of a Seattle Times story that was published today. The story is as ominous as the headline makes it sound, unless you're an investigator trying to recover evidence from a computer, in which case I suppose it sounds like a really great stocking stuffer idea. Decide for yourself, here:

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/microsoft/2004379751_msftlaw29.html

Friday, February 22, 2008

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

can't open those .docx files?

Install this patch from Microsoft which will let you open Office 2007 files in older versions of office.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/