Submitted by Terry Simpkins
Here’s a good column about tech jargon. While many in our community might be comfortable with a higher level of technology (and therefore jargon) than perhaps Pogue’s NYT readers, he makes some good points that folks who send all-College messages (especially) regarding downtimes, instructional classes, etc. might do well to think about.
Submitted by Judy Watts
Carnegie Mellon’s Computer Science School has a Kindness Lab that studies human behavior in order to develop tools, techniques, and products that enrich and enable our lives.
Submitted by Mike Lynch
Another interesting post, with audio, from Wired Campus. The latest edition of Tech Therapy covers the differences and similarities between library and IT staff, and discusses why these two groups can’t get along.