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Interesting Libraries

1. JSoup – Java HTML Parser

jsoup is a Java library for working with real-world HTML. It provides a very convenient API for extracting and manipulating data, using the best of DOM, CSS, and jquery-like methods. 114 more words


A Shelf of Books

A couple weeks ago I was challenged by a friend to list a number of books that I’ve read that I liked or thought may have had an influence on my life. 1,147 more words


Nightcap - Sept 15

Dashboards and Metadata are discussed in The Nightcap – Radar


Watson throws support behind new central library for Ottawa

Jim Watson wants a new central library.

After years of skepticism about whether Ottawa needed or could afford a replacement for the dilapidated main branch at Metcalfe and Laurier, the mayor on Monday night announced his support for a public-private partnership (P3) to build a new library, should he be re-elected as mayor on Oct. 557 more words

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Summer Jams

Before I left the library, I had one final display — Summer Jams. I think this was the least-interesting and picked-over display of the summer, and I don’t really blame the patrons. 18 more words

In The Field

Guild of the Brick - September 13, 2014

Behold the masterpieces!

Next guild meeting is October 11th. See you there!


Optimism From Otherwise Uncorrelated Data

Typically, I avoid trying to group ideas together when there’s no observed link between them. “Correlation is not causation.” There have been several new studies, though, that make me VERY optimistic about the future. 325 more words