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Lack of Motivation

Have you ever been in a rut that you can’t seem to get out of? Everyday you wake up trying to find that one thing or person to pull you out but you just can’t seem to make it through. 738 more words

Is authority constructed and contextual?

Ready for round three?

So far I’ve looked at two of the ACRL’s proposed threshold concepts for information literacy, noting that scholarship is only a conversation at a superficial and metaphorical level and that research is indeed inquiry, though the ACRL’s frame describing it is needlessly complex for such a simple, definitional concept. 2,238 more words

Information Literacy

Motorola Mobility won’t appeal the European Commission’s decision on patent licensing

By Nicole Daniel

Motorola Mobility (Motorola) has decided not to appeal the European Commission’s decision holding that it was abusing the way it licensed standard essential patents for mobile-phone standards. 260 more words


ZTE files antitrust complaint with the European Commission against the patent-licensing practices of Vringo

By Nicole Daniel

On 18 June 2014 ZTE Corporation (ZTE) announced that it filed an antitrust complaint with the European Commission against Vringo Inc.’s (Vringo) patent-licensing practices. 72 more words


This Is How We Math: Powers of Two

*making middle school math fun* :)

Even though we’re on a weird part-time school schedule for the summer, we’ve gone ahead and started with our systematic destruction of the 8th grade curriculum. 906 more words

Cut the $$ to power furnace fans by ~40%

Did you know that “Furnace fans consume about 1,000 kilowatt-hours per year, or almost 10% of the total electricity use of an average U.S. home.”?  As a comparison, typically a room air conditioner consumes 600kWh per year, a refrigerator is 450kWh per year and a dishwasher is 300kWh per year.   203 more words


How about a new you?

What do you see when you look in the mirror?  How do you see your self?  Everyone of us has a self-image of who we are or who we think we are.  263 more words

God's Plan