Monthly Archives: May 2020

Let’s Keep Working Online!

There are no shortage of headlines and stories in the news (actual news, not Twitter or whatever the current social media of the day is) about how the transition to working online might be permanent. This. Is. A. Bad. Idea. … Continue reading

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Buying Books

I often warn my students that becoming a subject specialist (librarian) is not all glitz and glamour. The idea of being in charge of an entire discipline/subject area for collection is quite appealing (to ~0.0001% of the population, but includes … Continue reading

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And the new Governor of California is…Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian is the daughter of Robert Kardashian, an absolutely brilliant defense lawyer. She also has a reality TV show and is a social media influencer. She is famous for becoming famous because of a sex tape. I watched the … Continue reading

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This App Will End the Pandemic!

Well maybe. There are number of data scientists working on applications to help track the spread of Covid-19. This is a good idea in theory, however we need to consider a few things. First, everyone does not have a smartphone. … Continue reading

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