Sunday, January 13, 2008

Medieval helpdesk with English subtitles

Helpdesk support back in the day of the middle age with English subtitles. Original taken from the show "Øystein og jeg" on Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK)in 2001. With Øystein Backe (helper)and Rune Gokstad (desperate monk). Written by Knut Nærum.

Thursday, January 10, 2008

"Everything is Miscellaneous" book club selection

Everything is Miscellaneous (New York : Times Books, 2007) is a new book [May 1st, 2007] by David Weinberger that is getting a big reaction from the library community and others in information professions (journalism, publishing, etc.).

Here is a video of David giving a talk on the Google Campus (57 min - May 10, 2007):

LAUC-I (Library Association of the University of California - Irvine campus) is putting together a book club and Weinberger's book is set to be the first title we read.