Friday Fun

Friday Fun: Facebook and Twitter IRL

What we do online is normal to us, when we are online.  Take our online activities, sayings, and behavior and move that to every day non-online life and all of a sudden showing your marital status to people and following…

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Friday Fun: CIA’s Most Successful Project: Facebook

This just in on the Onion News Network, “Facebook Program Drastically Cuts Agency’s Costs.”  You all know Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook, but did you know he was really a CIA agent, code named The Overlord? “After years of secretly monitoring…

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Friday Fun: The Library of the Future

Rita Meade was asked to be a judge for a children’s essay contest on “The Library of the Future.”  Children (from elementary to high school) were asked to describe how they envision libraries, changing evolving, and improving in the years…

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Friday Fun: Conference SWAG

My husband has been in Las Vegas this whole week at a Microsoft conference, learning about the latest things going on with Microsoft and the web.  Before he left, he asked our sons if there was anything they would like him to…

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Happy National Library Week

I thought about posting this as a Friday Fun, but then if I did National Library Week would have been almost over, so I decided to post it today. If you are looking for the perfect gift for that special…

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Friday Fun: The Science Network

Emily Hurst tweeted about this funny little parody. So in my best Don LaFontaine voice… “You’ve seen the Social Network, now get ready for the Science Network.” Thanks Emily for the laugh and David, reading your blog this morning reminded…

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Happy Holidays: Build Your Own Bookmas Tree

In case any of the librarians in your library want to get into the holiday spirit and are looking for something beyond holiday window clings, take a look at Texas Medical Center Library’s Bookmas Tree. They even have a “How To” guide…

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Happy Thanksgiving

For all of you in the United States, Happy Thanksgiving may you have a wonderful time being with the ones you love. Posts will resume Monday. Share on Facebook Tweet This Post

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Friday Fun: NLM Milestones

According to the Technical Bulletin, PubMed has added its 20 millionth citation and PubMed Central has logged its 2 millionth article. I almost feel like their should be some balloons falling from the ceiling, noise makers whistling, and confetti and…

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Friday Fun: Map of the Social Networking World

I ran across this map of the Social Networking World while looking for something else and I thought I would share it with you.  I am not sure what I would use it for other than for fun, conversation, and a…

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