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This is Not News

I’ve been doing a lot of work in WordPress lately. Unfortunately (or fortunately!) for you, fair reader, all of said work has been on the back end. What on earth have I been doing all of this time?

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Web 2.0

Get Your Gmail Stickers

Snail mail in a self-addressed stamped envelope and get Gmail stickers in return. I don’t make these things up. Get your requests in by February 14th. What a curious gimmick!

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Web 2.0

More RSS

An addendum to my previous post on RSS… I just saw this post “Google Reader for Beginners.” These folks posted a few videos on YouTube to get your Reader started quickly. I recently started sharing items that I found interesting. I can make a note on a piece of news and those who’ve been granted […]

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Web 2.0

RSS: a PSA

Do yo- [coughhack] [musters announcer voice] Do you spend hoards of time trolling from website to website to find new content? Friend, it is time to make the interweb your bitch. Learn about RSS readers here. This 4 minute video explains why RSS feeds will save you time and how to set up a feed […]

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Diversions

jlSuDrup

I noticed in the Google Language Tools this morning a new addition: Use the Google Interface in Your Language. Among the many available languages are Elmer Fudd, Bork, Bork, Bork, Pirate and Klingon.

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Technology

Stupid English-Centric Girl

Jen rejoices: Catalan language translation courtesy of Google Translate.

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Cataloging Web 2.0

Play nice and share

A life philosophy? Sure, sure. Contrawise, I want to see if anyone else is using Google Documents. If not, is anyone interested in trying it out? I’d like to play around with Google Doc’s shared document feature. If you’re interested, email me. Ebook training today. W00t! It’s quite similar to electronic resource cataloging, with some […]

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Cataloging

Book Descriptions

Feeling too lazy to swing a rough translation of a book I was cataloging, I looked the book up in amazon.fr and had Google translate the description. The results are below but what does it mean? The left is capilotade and rebuilding is valid. Some want the press center, others on the left antilib√©rale. But […]

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Books Web 2.0

NetLibrary

OK, the last topic for IUL2.0! Anyone feeling sentimental? Hand raise? Head shake? I pulled up CSS mastery: advanced web standards solutions by Andy Budd on NetLibrary (I wasn’t able to download it). I can see the usefulness of having reference books such as this one in electronic format. I can save a copy and […]

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Web 2.0

Google Docs

Is it Not Nifty? A Google Document Table of Contents Introduction Features Fun in Other Tabs Conclusion Introduction In this IUL 2.0 exercise, I am investigating web-based applications. I was intriugued by the Zoho products, but I opted to try out the Google services instead, as I already have a Google account (and I don’t […]