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Good Day

Today was ARLD Day here in Minnesota. I would write more than “it was awesome,” but I’m too tired and have too much other stuff to do. But I promise, I’ll write more than “it was awesome” as soon as possible. All I’ll say now is: developer of recommender systems + keynote = awesome. Think

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Domestic Days

This has been my first full weekend at home in over a month, so my list of household tasks was daunting, to say the least. But partially thanks to fine weather, partially thanks to a cat who really didn’t want me to sleep in (and even decided to rouse me two hours earlier than I

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Clammering in the Hallways

Scott McLemee, with the help of Steven Bell, declared quite some time ago that there’s too much silence in the stacks.* Apparently he couldn’t find blogs that were specifically “maintained by academic librarians” and focused specifically on issues important to academic librarianship. Hi, I’m Iris, and I’m an academic librarian. Actually, there were a couple

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Spam 2.0

I’m having an easily-annoyed afternoon, so take this with a salt shaker of salt, but I’m just sayin… Is it really a good idea to syndicate content from everything you do online to everything else you do online? If your photos get automatically included in your blog’s feed, and you up load a whole boatload

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