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a proposed solution for attribution issues 

So for the last few years of rapid fire sharing abilities the attribution of photos and other digital materials has been an issue. The Curator's Code is a proposed solution to this offering a bookmarklet and buttons to provide either a "via" or a "hat tip" attribution to your shared materials. I put these in …

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in the words of the great George Takei: Oh My! 

I have a fondness for outer space and astro physics. This came as a surprise to me as much as it might to anyone else because I'm "a humanities person." I majored in English, and even when attempting to get a masters in science, it was in what most describe as a "soft science". As …

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SOPA: Tumblr BlacksOut and gives you the opportunity to do so as well. 

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WebComics blackout for SOPA 

The Oatmeal and XKCD have blacked out to protest SOPA/PIPA. be warned, there's a weird part with a goat and a koala in the .gif. (more…)

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SOPA Blackout: Minecraft joins, Reddit keeps people informed, McSweeney’s provides facts 

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ScreenShots from the SOPABlackout 

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Jeffrey Rosen: Interpreting The Constitution In The Digital Era : NPR 

Jeffrey Rosen: Interpreting The Constitution In The Digital Era : NPR. I'm listening to this on NPR right now and MAN is it interesting.

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stop #SOPA 

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Mess with a librarian, and you get the horn rimmed glasses: Occupy Wall Street 

I was a supporter of the Occupy Wall St. movement from pretty early on. I was relieved that we were finally saying in public, what we had been mumbling about over beers, in our kitchens and while attempting to track down and pay the people who'd recently bought our student loan debt. When I heard …

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ReOccupy Writers Stand in Solidarity with OWS Tonight at 6:00 | Occupy Wall Street Library 

ReOccupy Writers Stand in Solidarity with OWS Tonight at 6:00 | Occupy Wall Street Library. Update to the OWS Library: Tonight at 6pm stand in solidarity!

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UPDATED: EMOTIONAL NIGHT IN LIBERTY SQUARE | Occupy Wall Street Library 

EMOTIONAL NIGHT IN LIBERTY SQUARE | Occupy Wall Street Library. The Occupy Wall St. settlement in Zucotti park was raided by the NYPD in a surprise move at 1am. The legal team working for OWS has obtained a restraining order temporarily preventing the city from keeping them out of the park. they can return to …

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“Useful Printable Information” about Schizophrenia 

A friend of mine, knowing of my interest in information access for the mental health community, sent me this cool resource from The British Columbia Schizophrenia Society.

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Happy Anniversary Harvey Milk! 

Not only does this great american share my birthday, he ALSO graduated from my Alma Mater, The University at Albany. Today is the anniversary of his election to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. The entire oscar winning documentary about his life The Times of Harvey Milk is available on youtube, and is embedded …

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ASIST 2011: Day One: Preservation-the final frontier? « ASIS&T Metro NY 

ASIST 2011: Day One: Preservation-the final frontier? « ASIS&T Metro NY. Here's my write up of the Keynote from the first day of the conference. Stay tuned for more.

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Visualizing the Process 

I recently came across this series of images in a number of different places around the internet. And the thing that occurred to me when I saw them was this is exactly what it feels like when I'm organizing my survey and observation data after all is said and done. You break it down to …

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Google + and The National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace. 

As the plot is wont to do, it has THICKENED! I just finished reading this article from search engine watch The author of this article compares the Google + real identity to the South Korean effort with similar goals. The important thing here, is she really focuses in on the consequences of something describing itself …

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Boo{…}oom: Photo Attribution 

one of my favorite things about the internet is the ability to create simple solutions for small problems, specificity I guess. One of my favorite examples of this is LibX which connects your browser to your school's library catalog. There are a lot of efforts being made without a team of developers, using tools which …

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Insomnia 

Inspired by Courtney Young's My Workplace Wellness post, I thought I'd deviate from my normal discussions on this blog and talk about insomnia. I have never been a "good sleeper" and often suffer from the "insomnia cycle" where you can't sleep one night so you up the coffee, then you can't sleep the next night …

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Boots on the Ground . . . 

according to this article in the Atlantic SXSW 2011 is choc full of Librarians and information professionals. It's a short article and worth the read if not only for this great quote from Justin Grimes (PhD cand. U. of Maryland) "Librarians are the boots on the ground," Grimes told me. "We don't care what the …

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