Who knew?our digital future

by Meredith Farkas on 10/5/2007 with 4 comments

“New ideas are fine, but they are also illegal, because they are a form of ageism… We’ve learned that you can’t teach a dog new tricks, because it’s illegal and you will go to jail.” -Michael Scott, The Office You can read a great analysis of generational issues and technology adoption through the lens of …

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Casey rocks and everyone knows it!tech trends

by Meredith Farkas on 12/4/2006 with 0 comment

I just wanted to take a moment out while slogging through my book galley (more on that at a later date) to congratulate my friend Casey Bisson on being awarded the Mellon Award for Technology Collaboration for his development of the WPopac, a groundbreaking catalog with WordPress as the front end. Casey deserves a ton …

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MaintainITfree the information!, tech trends

by Meredith Farkas on 11/7/2006 with 2 comments

While at Internet Librarian, I learned about the Maintain IT Project. This three-year Bill and Melinda Gates funded initiative is designed to identify best practices for maintaining public access computers. Right now, they are collecting stories from library folks about working with public access computers and keeping them running. From these stories of success and …

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