the end of semester … but not really.

This time of year usually brings some relaxation as classes are over and I usually take the summer off from school. This year is different: due to a variety of issues which came up during the past semester I still have a class to complete by the end of the summer … and my internship […]

on committee service …

Many months ago … sometime last year … I saw an announcement (I think it was through ACRL but can’t be sure) calling for volunteers for committee service. I had never served on any ALA committee and am new to librarianship so I figured that, while I’d try, I wouldn’t expect much. I went to […]

Tiny Tiny RSS not in my future!

So, having had a few spare cycles this evening I prepared to try Tiny Tiny RSS and I ran into a roadblock pretty early on by a prerequisite for Tiny Tiny: it requires a slightly newer version of PHP than my hosting provider uses. At the moment (and, for many years) I’ve used Dreamhost … should […]

this rss thing is killing me!

Ever since Google announced the sunsetting of their Google Reader (GR) service this coming June I’ve been on a mad dash to find a replacement. I follow about 500 feeds daily and I do it from a variety of platforms and locations. Having a workable replacement that works cross-platform (Android and iOS, MacOSX and Windows), saves the […]