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This is soooo funny. So funny it hurts. Ok, so maybe I’ve been guilty of one or two of these. Ok, maybe you have too. The more you’re guilty, the funnier it is. To many, the Internet is a world full of promise. To others, a ripe field ready to be harvested by douchebags. Both…

Books I’d Like to Read

For your reading and collection development pleasure: 137: Jung, Pauli, and the Pursuit of a Scientific Obsession by Arthur I. Miller “The history is fascinating, as are the insights into the personalities of these great thinkers.”–New Scientist Is there a number at the root of the universe? A primal number that everything in the world…

Funniest. Onion. Article. Ever. New Social Networking Site Changing The Way Oh, Christ, Forget It: Let Someone Else Report On This Bullshit Virtually every line is laugh-out-loud funny. According to sources we feel really, really sorry for, Foursquare works by allowing users to “check in” from their present location, whether it be a bar, restaurant,…

That’s the title of the short article I have in our most recent York Libraries Faculty Newsletter. It’s a rejigged version for faculty of the two posts I did a while back on the blog I use for IL sessions, here and here. I’ll be doing a more formal report on the IL blog at…

I’m away for a couple of days, so I thought I’d fill in a bit with an oldy-buy-goody from February 4, 2009. It ended up being the first of three parts, with the other two being here and here. As usual, the first part got the most readers and comments, with the two after that…

Authorial control

Horror author Cherie Priest has a very nice post from a couple of days ago called Control. It’s basically about what mass market fiction authors do and don’t have control over in the book production process. Now, the mass market fiction publishing niche is hardly the main concern on this blog, but I also think…

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