Archive for July, 2004

Blog Systems with a Built-in Aggregator

Friday, July 30th, 2004

At last night’s blog meeting, everyone kinda laughed when I suggested someone who is interested in starting to use an aggregator, but is new to blogs and feeds, select a system with a built-in aggregator as a way for him to tinker with aggregators and subscribing to feeds. I think some people balked because of […]

Free Press

Friday, July 30th, 2004

"Free Press is a non-profit organization working to involve the public in media policymaking and to craft policies for a more democratic media system." Resources on the site include background information about issues related to the media and the group’s intiatives. As seen in the Internet Scout Report

Utah Digital Newspapers

Friday, July 30th, 2004

This site at the University of Utah hosts several Utah community newspapers that have been digitized. Also from an Internet Scout Report

Conducting Research Surveys via E-mail and the Web

Friday, July 30th, 2004

This 118 page report from the Rand Corporation supposedly offers tips for designing and implementing surveys using the Internet, as well as discussing the trend. Also from an Internet Scout Report

Children’s Books Online

Friday, July 30th, 2004

It’s been a while since I’ve posted any links of note, so here’s one: Children’s Books Online contains thousands of pages of illustrated children’s books in several languages. The pages of the book are scanned as jpgs. Links at the bottom of the page show a translation in a foreign language. For example, visit this […]

I’m an INTP

Friday, July 30th, 2004

My Bloginality is INTP. Bloginality is an extremely simplified Myers-Briggs personality test. If you’ve known me for a while, you already know that about me. I’m most definitely an introvert. I’m also supposedly intuitive, a thinker, and a perceiver. I’ve taken several Myers-Briggs personality tests in my lifetime and come up somewhere between INTP and […]

Online Corrections

Thursday, July 29th, 2004

This Online Journalism Review article discusses the practice of correcting electronic news articles and includes interviews with news librarians Michael Jesse of The Indianapolis Star, Debra Bade of the Chicago Tribune, and Dorothy Ingebretsen and Suzanne Oatey of the Los Angeles Times. In the past, people couldn’t change the print product, so they would publish […]

A Great Sign for My Office

Thursday, July 29th, 2004

is in the last panel of this cartoon. (I’m joking.)

The Almighty E-mail Client

Wednesday, July 28th, 2004

A colleague pointed me to this article about knowledge management (KM) and blogging. The section that I found particularly interesting talks about how e-mail programs have become the key tool of the knowledge worker, even though people use them for many things they weren’t necessarily designed for, like storing knowledge and documents. This has me […]

I Went Down to the DNC

Wednesday, July 28th, 2004

A blogging friend invited me to join him and a friend of his to go over to Boston Tuesday evening to see how much of the Democratic National Convention stuff we could participate in. We walked through the cage for protesters. We ran into some friends of theirs who had an extra ticket/credential, so the […]