October 5, 2010

October 5th Stream

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This is 1 of the things changing – the communities around stories are becoming visible & accessible. http://amzn.com/k/17AXWOLY5SRE1 #Kindle [shifted]
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Libraries ned to make the communities around their various types of stories visible & accessible. Can your patrons join in your stories? [shifted]
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RT @tkoltzen: Race for Mayor of Chicago Starts with Foursquare http://t.co/6GK6GEQ via @mashsocialmedia @mashable [shifted]
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@jenniferwaller I scanned that as "softer, Kindle-ier taste" and wondered what the heck those urban farmers were up to…. [shifted]
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Women who sat for 6 or more hours per day had a 37% greater risk of death than women who sat less than 3 hours per day. Men who sat for 6 or more hours per day had an 18% greater risk of death than men who sat less than 3 hours per day. These results were identical even after adjustment for leisure time physical activity levels. This means that long periods of sitting were associated with increased risk of death, even if the people engaged in exercise during their leisure time. The following chart shows that sitting 6 or more hours per day was associated with a greater risk of death at all levels of physical activity in women. You can also see the progression in mortality risk as sitting time increases:

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already on my Kindle RT @stevenbjohnson: If ur interested in innovation’s future, grab Where Good Ideas Come From today http://bit.ly/9VkUMO [shifted]
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@JustinLibrarian I haven’t played with many other ereaders but I love the size, weight, highlighting, & sharing features of the new #kindle [shifted]
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Interesting, data-driven take on when to post content to social networks.
"I analyzed the average (interquartile mean to be specific) number of times articles were shared on Facebook based on the time of day they were published and I found that Facebook sharing seems to peak on articles that are posted in the morning, 9AM EST specifically….
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@griffey I sometimes do that with the #kindle but mostly just add to my wishlist [shifted]
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@stray in the new #kindle‘s settings, u can set up links to ur #fb & #twitter accounts. then u can "share" notes & highlights. I love this [shifted]
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@mstephens7 I’ve been reading a lot of non-fic for the last 18 mos. but I find myself *wanting* to read more of everything with the #kindle [shifted]
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@snicholson @mstephens7 @JustinLibrarian yes I email PDFs to it all the time now. I love centralizing my reading on such a small/good device [shifted]
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@walkingpaper 1/2 1) my highlights & notes are automatically transcribed, copyable, & shareable; 2) weight (or lack of); 3) reduced prices; [shifted]
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@walkingpaper 2/2 4) we can be a 2-kindle family & read book at same time; 5) single-tasking device doesn’t distract me. it’s a win *for me* [shifted]
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"Chocolate, graham cracker, coconut crust with firm cold custard middle and chocolate topping all together makes these bars the most rich and delicious snacks to indulge on! Bring on the butter! " – via @younglibrarian

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Published Yammer Sandbox.

I’ve been tracking a service called Yammer for a while now, but it recently expanded to include new features that make it a potentially interesting tool for staff communication. When we talk about having a way to communicate internally, I’m wondering if the desktop application would be one way around the issues we discussed at our last meeting.
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RT @librarianbyday: Post at Broadband for America: Libraries Are Essential for Bridging the Gap http://t.co/SZkOjdI #truths [shifted]
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RT @jpalfrey: Free online version of our book, Born Digital, available as a series of videos, one for each chapter. http://ow.ly/2OHnN [shifted]
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"Imagine a world where knowledge flows freely and can be built upon without limits" – http://ow.ly/2OO5y #itseasyifyoutry [shifted]

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