Friday, October 16, 2015


There is something deeply repugnant about Linked-in. I'm not sure exactly what it is, but Ann Friedman certainly captures some of it.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

NPR on do we really need libraries?

NPR on do we really need libraries?

"A library outranks any other thing a community can do to benefit its people. It is a never failing spring in the desert."

Monday, February 23, 2015

Data visualization and demographic tools

Heather Bandeen, a Fulbright Roving Scholar in Norway, has compiled a wonderful collection of data visualization and demographic tools - check them out at Heather's blog:

Friday, January 23, 2015

I was playing with the New York Times Chronicle tool, and rediscovered to my delight (rediscovery is one of the few delights of old age) that Knowbodies received honorable mention in the New York Times City Room in 2007. Here is what Alexis Mainland found.