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hive mind, in Slate

I was interviewed for Slate about Ask MetaFilter. I like the way the article came out. When the hive mind works, it’s a beautiful thing.

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Cool job: answer questions for The Explainer on Slate

Slate is looking for someone to work two days a week writing the Explainer column, answering questions about issues in the news. The application seems simple enough. You have to send your sample answers to a yahoo.com address which seems … Continue reading

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two links from the internet and one from my life

BOFH stands for Bastard Operator From Hell. This entry is about vampire librarians, or something. Can architects save librarians from the Internet? Slashdot talking about Slate. ListenUpVermont, a project to get participating Vermont libraries together to be able to lend … Continue reading

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a librarian’s worst nightmare?

I don’t know about you, but my worst nightmare is more along the lines of someone vomiting (or worse!) in the overnight book drop, but Slate has an article about Yahoo Answers and how librarians hate it. Of course the … Continue reading

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