Wednesday, September 19, 2007

21I found a podcast!! There's lots of infomation that can be downloaded and listened to at one's leisure.
6 I looked at flickr mash-ups. One can create all kinds of things with their photos or someone else's. I can't say I would use this a lot.

This is out of order because I missed it on the first go around.
23 The End. How welcome are those words. I will admit I learned a lot and found some things very interesting. My favorite discovery was Pandora--easy to use and useful for music.

I would not participate if another project like this if it is offered. I simply did not take away enough to justify the time and headache. But at least I can say I finished this one.

If technology is your thing, this is the program for you--you'll be amazed at all you will discover.

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

#22 I created an account in NetLibrary. I am a huge fan of audiobooks. I think this is a great service.
#20 I looked at youtube and google videos and got a laugh from some of the videos. I can see a use in the library--tours of branches, sharing through pictures what we can offer (in branch or on-line) Since these sites are well used by young people, it would put the library face where it can be seen and maybe create new library users.
#19 The awards list is incredible. I listened to Pandora (free radio) and did it my way (no rap for me) I looked at google maps. There is so much to try. I think I'll go back to that when I finish and play with it some more. Everything that we have looked at over the course of the last 18 things were on the list.
#18 Created a ZoHo account and made a to do list. It wasn't something I would do much because I am not a frequent e-mail checker and a piece of paper and a pencil can do much the same. However if you wanted to create a document or spread sheet to share, that would be the way to go. I especially like the idea that you needn't worry about the software working together. How many times does that happen? Quite a few!
#17 I tried to add an entry on the Sandbox wiki but was locked out by another user. I waited for some time but never got in. I looked at the other entries and was amused by a lot of them. It is a sandbox in which to play.
#16 I have explored the wiki world and liked it. I read book reviews from the Princeton Public Library. It is an easy way to share information.
#13-15 I looked around and could see the possibilities for someone doing research. Tags are simply and would be easy to remember because you get to choose the tag. There's an awful lot of information out there. Tags are a good way to make it useful and handy for you.

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Rollyo has got to be the most frustrating thing I have ever dealt with. It makes no sense to me. I think I'll stick with Google and leave Rollyo to others with more smarts or patience.
The LibraryThing is terrific. It's a great way to keep track of what you have read and to find other books similair to your favorites.
I have created an avatar. It's fun to play with these things. Can't see that it will be an everyday activitity but at least I know it's out there.

Thursday, August 23, 2007

I have a rss feed on bloglines. Need to explore that more. I found a site called e-how--how to do almost anything. Very interesting and fun.

Merlin is wonderful for library info and a great pic of Maurice.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

something about technology

There is so much to learn about things like flickr and mashups that I find it overwhelming. I think that someone who finds this stuff interesting or useful learns it with ease or at least with a sense of fun and accomplishment. I wish I were one of those people.

Friday, June 22, 2007

Monet's Home at Giverny

Monet's Home at Giverny
Originally uploaded by roddh
flickr is an interesting place. Had a bit of trouble but am learning.


This is a test post from flickr, a fancy photo sharing thing.

my first blog

New technology is a huge challenge for me. I believe in life-long learning but I think I want to learn what interests me.

Wednesday, June 6, 2007