Archive for March 3rd, 2004

Librarian Finds and Returns Rare, Stolen Coin

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2004

Proof that some librarians do good deeds: A man gave an unidentified librarian a box of coins as collateral for a loan. After seeing an advertisement for an auction with a similar coin last year, the librarian realized one of the coins in the box was an extremely rare 1866 silver dollar minted without the […]

Sexy Librarian Allusions in Photo Caption

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2004

A solo librarian posted this photo caption to an e-mail discussion list today, which started a very brief conversation about men’s librarian fantasies: “Liv Tyler’s librarian glasses were a big hit among men celebrating at the ‘Lord of the Rings’ post-Oscar party.” The small, black, ovular frames are kinda snazzy. Speaking of glasses, I went […]

The Failings of Search Engines and Why Calendars on Blogs Are Handy

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2004

For Je’, since we talked about whether blogs should have calendars quite a while ago. I had an experience today highlighting why search engines aren’t always the best route to take when looking for something on the Web. While updating some links on my blog, I noticed that one link didn’t go to the correct […]

Sony Music Uses RSS

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2004

to spread the word about their musicians’ activities. The wording of their site is interesting because it targets fan sites, not a fan with her own aggregator. I wonder what the number personal subscribers versus fan site subscribers is. I think it’s silly for feed generators not to acknowledge that individuals might also be interested […]