Archives for April, 2010

A nice interview with Jimi Hendrix’s sister Janie on the Bravewords.com site. It’s talking about the latest collection of unreleased Hendrix material to hit the stores, Valleys Of Neptune. Janie Hendrix: “He’s probably laughing.” BraveWords.com: Yeah, he must be laughing, going, “how can I be ruling the rock world…” Janie Hendrix: “40 years after my…

This is sick, sick stuff. But actually quite funny, really, in a very black humour sort of way. It’s a web comic about the creatures from the Alien films invading the Hundred Acre Wood and basically turning all our most beloved childhood characters into monsters. The comic probably goes on a tad too long, stretching…

Not me actually, but Joshua Kim on the blog Technology and Learning. Kim’s blog is easily the most relevant to libraries of the Inside Higher Ed BlogU stable, even more so than the apparently defunct Keywords from a Librarian which always seemed bizarrely stuck in 1979. Anyways, Kim’s latest piece is 11 Ideas About Which…

OK, so Friday Fun a day late. Anyways, April Fools day was a couple of days ago and I thought that the ScienceBlogs home page was the funniest science-related prank of the day. So, for those of you that missed the headline and the little story that went with it, here goes: CERN Scientists Awaken…

From the news release: Google to Digitize Lost Library of Alexandria by Paoli du Flippi — posted @ 4/01/2010 12:01:00 AM PT Today at Google Headquarters in Mountain View, California, Executive Dan Clancy, head of the Google Books project, announced plans to digitize the contents of the Lost Ancient Library of Alexandria. Initially, some confusion…

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