Monthly Archives: December 2011

Pic of the Week – Men vs Women

Men vs women in technological terms. Not sure about the source for this but whoever created this – I salute you! Very cleverly done!

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An Unconventional Library – Levinsky Library

Here’s a tribute to another unconventional library, one which has got no bells and whistles, one which exists only when it opens – the Levinsky Library in Tel Aviv.

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Library Promotion (Ireland) – Love Your Library

Here’s a short video from the local council promoting public libraries in Ireland:

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Jimmy’s Top 5 Albums of 2011

2011 has been an amazingly big year for new music, and so if you’re looking for some new items for your library’s collection (or a last minute chrissie present for the music lover in your life) I’d like to share … Continue reading

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The accidental commuter, uh, tourist

Mr. Jonathan woke up feeling something exciting was waiting for him this day.  The excitement and anticipation was brewing inside him, he just knew his calling was soon to arrive.  He got himself ready, packed his breakfast and burst out … Continue reading

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Security in Libraries – the new frontier

A few weeks ago The Age ran a story Defence secrets stolen at airport.  An Australian Major General’s aid had some copies of “Australian Eyes Only”documents on a thumb drive he put in a back back which went as checked … Continue reading

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Two phones and a barcode

One of the neat things that can be done with smart phone applications is storing barcodes. Other smart phone applications can read barcodes.  Put the two together and you get

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Want a Date for Your Xmas Boogie – Meet Keepon

Can’t find a good dancing partner for your party? Meet Keepon, the robot that reacts and engages its audience to the music.

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STOP PRESS: hurricane “jon” wreaks havoc on g-town.

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Library Promotion – Orem Public Library’s Fantasy

On this day, 10 years ago, the movie “Lord of the Rings” finally arrived in Singapore (although it was premiered in UK on 10 December 2001). There is no denial that Peter Jackson’s mammoth adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic created … Continue reading

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