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    On the next Tech Talk: Liz Lawley on Playful Pedagogy

    by  • April 15, 2014 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Research on games and learning have shown us that games can be powerful tools for learning–providing players with the opportunity to learn from and even celebrate failures as part of the natural learning process in a challenging environment. How can universities take advantage of the power of games and game mechanics? It’s not as...

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    RIP Ubuntu One

    by  • April 12, 2014 • Uncategorized • 1 Comment

    Hi, We are writing to you to notify you that we will be shutting down the Ubuntu One file services, effective 1 June 2014. This email gives information about the closure and what you should expect during the shutdown process. As of today, it will no longer be possible to purchase storage or music from the Ubuntu One...

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    What libraries and Mozilla have in common

    by  • March 17, 2014 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Internet activist Samuel Carlisle aka SamTheTechie on what Mozilla and libraries have in common. Here’s someone we should be working with as he gets it. Speaking of someone we as librarians should be working with, I found that video via the Mozillarian blog which is “an experimental blog exploring the intersection between the Mozilla...

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    Bill Moyers: No Escaping Dragnet Nation

    by  • March 17, 2014 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Bill speaks with investigative reporter Julia Angwin, author of the new book ‘Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance,’ about the indiscriminate tracking of our everyday lives — where government and business are stockpiling data about us at an unprecedented pace.

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    Browse old newspapers via Google News

    by  • March 14, 2014 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Did you know that Google News has an amazing archive of scanned newspapers from the mid-1800s through the early 2000s? Availability of issues varies significantly from title to title but is completely browseable and searchable. Check it out @ http://news.google.com/newspapers.

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    Become a Google Usability Tester

    by  • March 14, 2014 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    User research studies help us improve Google products by allowing us to get feedback directly from our users (that’s you!) During a study we may present you with and gather your feedback on an existing product, a new feature, or even prototypes. We may also interview you about particular daily habits or ask you...

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