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Twitter reminder: The block button's there for a reason

The block button on Twitter can get a bad reputation when people in a position of power use to ensure they won’t hear a dissenting but informed voice–even when it might help them do their job or their work outright requires it. 385 more words

Occupational Hazards

Indie Comic Spotlight - Occupational Hazards By Sarah Crosby


Occupational Hazards is a 12 page gem!

Short and sweet, it follows three stories or ‘terrifying tales’ about the different sides of the working world. 206 more words

Comics

An unexpected comeback for a paper notepad

PARIS–I’m still not a fan of taking notes on paper, but I was glad I had a reporter’s notepad in my bag when I flew here to moderate six panels at the… 266 more words

How-to

I started writing about mandalas and ended up writing about inks.

I feel like maybe I should be looking at alternatives to Library School, while I have the free time.  I have just been thinking about how most Library Assistants who float between branches can end up with six hours or so at Circulation (or so it seems) when substituting for a Clerk.  1,538 more words

Art

Flash-drive disposal

I came back from a conference today (this time, the distinctly low-key CE Week), which means I also returned with a few USB flash drives adorned with some company’s logo. 317 more words

Journalism

2008 called, and it wants its PR pitches back

The other week, I engaged in a futile exercise to avoid having to pay for extra storage in my Google Apps account by getting a few years’ worth of old pitches out of my PR folder. 428 more words

Occupational Hazards

Recovery from my last episode

So I was up at 7 AM today to get to a counselor’s appointment.  I still need to send off a bit of mail both to her and to my old supervisor…gah.  831 more words

Art