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Hi everyone!  I'm Alesia.  I'm a librarian in Maryland, USA. 
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On the NSA
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Let me tell you the story of my tiny brush with the biggest crypto story of the year. A few weeks ago I received a call from a reporter at P

Insanity: PayPal Freezes Mailpile's Account, Demands Excessive Info To G...
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A few weeks ago, we wrote about Mailpile, a new attempt to create a webmail client that is built with both security and usability in mind --

Learning as event or process or state-of-mind?
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I just spent the weekend at a writing retreat organized by the Morehead Writing Project. I filled pages in my writing journal, writing for t

Remember The Milk
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Take your to-do list anywhere with this feature-packed app; never forget the milk (or anything else) again. Remember The Milk (RTM) for Andr

Gmail: Email from Google
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10+ GB of storage, less spam, and mobile access. Gmail is email that's intuitive, efficient, and useful. And maybe even fun.

The Spice Kittens by John Bartlett
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Tomb of the Last Inca Emperor Discovered in the Andes | Artinfo
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Ruins of a massive structure in the rocks may still contain Atahualpa's mummy and his treasure.

Community college placement falters
www.washingtonpost.com

This is a column about community colleges, but please don’t stop reading. Nearly half of U.S. undergraduates attend such places and are find

Kelly: Dog escapes, travels miles to site of owner's funeral
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Education, Technology "Journalism," and the Apple PR Machine
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I wasn't planning to write anything about Apple's media event yesterday. I tuned in to the livestream, but when all the announcements were m

The Obstacles to OER
hackeducation.com

As part of the research I've been doing on open educational resources — their creation and adoption — I've been talking to a wide variety of

I swear to God this is what they must be doing - The Oatmeal
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An #Eduhistory Book Club
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Lanesfield School. This is still a germ of an idea, but it's a germ of an idea that's already spawned a collaborative Google Doc and a blog

David Byrne and St. Vincent @ The Music Center at Strathmore
dcist.com

David Byrne and St. Vincent put on a dazzling display of songcraft and showmanship at The Music Center at Strathmore on Sunday night, enthra

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bringyournoise.wordpress.com

Thank you, thank you, thank you Sarah Houghton aka Librarian in Black. I have been struggling for the past several days trying to decide wha

Is Internet Censorship Bill “Protect IP Act” Dead? Is Piracy Good or Bad...
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Hollywood, the MPAA and other avidly pro-copyright groups are facing serious push-back over the so-called 'Protect IP Act,' a bill which see

Video: Egypt, today | Need to Know | PBS
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Egyptian-American Mona Iskander returns to Egypt where she was born and reports about how ordinary people including members of her own famil

Flying Robots Play the James Bond Theme Song [VIDEO]
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A music video showing flying, autonomous robots playing a coordinated version of the James Bond theme song was quite an impressive technolog