Monthly Archives: April 2004

Web Pages that Suck

Web Pages That Suck learn usability and good Web design by looking at bad design We were discussing web design usability issues in digital libraries yesterday. We talked about the several bad web-sites, poor navigation, distracting animation etc. That made … Continue reading

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Nearly finished in Indy

Today was my next to last class in Indy. I have mixed feelings about this. I am glad that I will soon be done with the commute, but I had some pangs of nostalgia coming back today. I past the … Continue reading

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More April Fool’s day fun

NPR : Universal Pet Health Care Reaction today was swift and vocal to a Bush administration proposal to extend universal health care to pets. Under the measure, veterinary care coverage would be fully subsidized by tax dollars. As a result … Continue reading

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Portable Zip Codes (More April Fools fun a day late)

NPR : Post Office Calls for Portable ‘Vanity’ Zip Codes “April 1, 2004 — Today on All Things Considered, NPR’s Andrea Seabrook reported that the U.S. Postal Service plans to launch next month a national “Portable Zip Codes” program. Under … Continue reading

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Duke University Purchases Public Domain

ibiblio – Duke University Purchases the Public Domain! “In a move shocking to all, Duke University, of Durham, North Carolina, purchased the entirety of the public domain late last evening for a fee of 2.2 trillion dollars. Sources familiar with … Continue reading

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Google Opens New Office on the Moon

Google Job Opportunities: Google Copernicus Center is hiringHere is the opportunity of a lifetime for all of you information junkies out there! “Google is interviewing candidates for engineering positions at our lunar hosting and research center, opening late in the … Continue reading

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Free Open Source Library Automation System

Peter Scott’s Library Blog Wow! Koha 2.o. Its free and it seems to have all of the feratures a small library would need. It even has z39.50 capability. No cool amazon like book cover/review info. But I am sure that … Continue reading

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