Monthly Archives: March 2012

Librarians everywhere

My son Ben and I just finished Gmail chatting with his former nanny (now a librarian), and Ben wondered why she would be online at the library — he concluded that it was because she must be waiting for people … Continue reading

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Learning from Twitter — content and process

Here’s an example of a couple of things I learned this morning from Twitter… First, on the content front, I learned from my friend Marc Lynch — a professor at GWU and an expert on the Middle East who just … Continue reading

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Tweet and retweet

With my friend Jeff Delp’s permission, I’m sharing an exchange we just had over Twitter that provides yet another reason for using Twitter — it is a great way to share resources and have a quick conversation with people you … Continue reading

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Empathizing with Baba Amr (wherever that is)

If you have been following the news out of Syria, there’s some awful stuff happening in the Baba Amr neighborhood of the city of Homs. But where is Homs?  Could you picture it on a map?  How many people live … Continue reading

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