Author Archives: Richard

Start the Week – 5 December 2011

Start the week is going on a break until 2012. I leave you with: The Next Level of Facebook Etiquette: Public Meltdowns and Poking a Dead Person. A very good piece on Facebook, and maintaining an online presence generally. “Facebook … Continue reading

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Start the Week – 21 November 2011

Bits and pieces this week: A really good little content curation primer – in case you were wondering what this new buzz phrase is all about? Using IFTTT for alerts in libraries – paper from the recent Library 2.011 conference … Continue reading

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Start the Week – 14 November 2011

I discovered the SLA Future Ready 365 blog a little while ago. Although it’s a US organisation, much of the content is relevant to Australia, such is the nature of the Internet. A recent post, Getting the Most from Social … Continue reading

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Start the Week – 7 November 2011

Content curation appears to be all the rage at the moment, so I thought it would be good to highlight a couple of sites offering that service. First up is Paper.li which let you create a daily ‘newspaper’ sort of … Continue reading

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Start the Week – 31 October 2011

Apologies for the lack of post last week, but we’re back! It seems a little early for Best Of’s, but Time Magazine doesn’t care about that. Here are: the 50 Best Websites of 2011 the Best Blogs of 2011, and … Continue reading

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TEDxBrisbane

I attended the 2nd TEDxBrisbane conference at the State Library on Saturday. It was another great day full of (mostly) inspiring talks across a pretty wide range of subjects. Whilst these might be a little ‘off topic’ for this blog, … Continue reading

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Start the Week – 10 October

Radio National’s background briefing has run a couple of interesting stories on Internet security issues recently: The mobile payments push – discussing all things eCommerce, and Don’t trust the web – focusing misinformation and deception Here is an interesting take … Continue reading

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