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5 Forensic Supplies to Keep Samples Safe

Most of us have either witnessed a crime scene investigation, otherwise known as forensics, or viewed one on TV. From collecting fingerprints to DNA samples to other evidence, these samples are crucial to for the prosecutors’ case in administering justice. 112 more words

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LINGOs receives Client Excellence Award for the Best Use of NetDimensions Talent Suite for a Good Cause

The NetDimensions Client Excellence Awards ceremony took place in the context of Next Steps regional user conference in Chicago on the 17th September. NetDimensions granted its Excellence Awards to six client organizations to recognize exemplary leadership and innovation in using NetDimensions Talent Suite. 344 more words

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Infrared’s Superpowers

From the ability to see behind walls to capturing satellite images, infrared cameras (or thermal imagers) have reached superpower status. Just like big-screen heroes who rescue those in danger and outsmart the villains, this technology can help with search and rescue, crime-fighting, and more. 156 more words

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Five Reasons to Get Excited about IBM’s Watson Analytics

This week I saw a demo of Watson Analytics, IBM’s new natural language-based analytics tool. It was presented at the New York Strategic HR Analytics Meetup… 623 more words


Adventures in Bibliographic Citations

In a one-shot instruction session, how much time can a librarian feasibly devote to teaching students how to use their research ethically and cite their sources properly? 768 more words

Information Literacy

Last bedroom door fitted

I fitted the last bedroom door today which should stop the finches from making nests in our insulation.

The door fitted perfectly. A bit too perfectly as I realised from the inside as I was taking the picture below – with no door handle fitted to get the door open so I could get out of the room. 98 more words


New Solar Panel Frame

Well after a week of welding I finished the 4 frames for the new solar array only to discover I could barely lift them let alone carry them to where they needed to be – design flaw I might make them out of alloy next time. 212 more words