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Topic: TechnologyI recently found this interview in my archives. I was shooting a documentary called “The Information Society” in 1979 and filmed this in Cedar Rapids Iowa. Compushop had just begun selling the Apple II and this guy had a keen sense of what was coming. [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
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Toledo BladeNew deanof library system at UT namedToledo Blade“Libraries have been changing across the country because of electronic materials now available and the use of new technology,” Mr. Hsu said. “We're hoping Mr. Case will be able to help us lead our library into the new century.” Mr. Case said [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
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WCVB Boston1 dead after shooting across from Boston Public Library branchWCVB BostonInvestigators spent several hours at the scene located near a corner store and across the street from a Boston Public Library location. No additional information was immediately released. Authorities ask anyone with information to contact Boston Police ...1 dead [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
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Whistler QuestionWhistler Public Library launches surveyWhistler Question“Libraries are some of the most rapidly changing social infrastructure in communities,” said Elizabeth Tracy, library director. “Keeping Whistler Public Library relevant means adapting to the way that information is changing in this quickly evolving ... [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
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1 dead after shooting near Boston Public Library in MattapanMy Fox BostonBOSTON - Police in Boston said a man in his 30s was killed Monday night after being shot on Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan. The shooting happened around 6:30 p.m. in the area of 1357 Blue Hill Ave. by [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
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Northern Tier Library in Richland offers help for tech challengesTribune-ReviewOne valuable and free resource for area residents who may need a hand with their smartphones, tablets or other devices can be accessed every Tuesday and Thursday at Northern Tier Library in Richland. Whether it's one specific question or 20 general [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
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Redlands Daily FactsKids can learn to cook with AK Smiley Public LibraryRedlands Daily FactsSkylee Miller, 6, of Loma Linda bites into her fruit filled rice cake during the Healthy Hands Cooking Demonstration at The Contemporary Club in Redlands, Ca., Monday, June 27, 2107. The Healthy Hands Cooking program is part [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
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Pekin Daily TimesAccess to technology readily available at area's librariesPekin Daily TimesPublic libraries have long been an equalizer for finding free information regardless of social status or income, a role that continues with today's expanding technology. “The library's primary role has always been this: access. Whether it was to access [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
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Access to technology readily available at area's librariesWashington Times ReporterPublic libraries have long been an equalizer for finding free information regardless of social status or income, a role that continues with today's expanding technology. “The library's primary role has always been this: access. Whether it was to access ... [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
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Topic: Books Federal airport security officials have begun asking travelers to take books and food out of their carry-on luggage, prompting some fliers to complain about a further invasion of the limited privacy they have left at checkpoints. Transportation Security Administration officials say they are taking the steps on a test basis [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
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Topic: Crimes & Criminals20/20 did a re-enactment of the Salt Lake City Public Library hostage incident [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
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Topic: Online PrivacyThis is the hidden underside of the browsing experience. When you're surfing the web, sitting alone at your computer or with your smartphone clutched in your hand, it feels private and ephemeral. You feel freed to look for the things that you're too embarrassed or ashamed to ask [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
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