Archive for October, 2009

Future of the News in The New York Review of Books

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

In September, The New York Review of Books printed an article about trends in the news industry and the potential future of news. An upcoming issue includes some editorials in response.

Doing More with Less via Web 2.0: Conference 11/18 & 19, New York City

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

“The Podcamp Foundation is teaming up with TechWeb And O’Reilly Publishing to plan the Open sessions at the Web 2.0 Conference at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City on Wednesday, November 18th and Thursday, November 19th, 2009. The Open’s theme is ‘Doing More with Less,’ and we’re lucky enough to have a collection […]

Boston Book Festival Saturday October 24 Copley Square 10-6

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

The Boston Book Festival is being held on Saturday, October 24, 2009 in the Copley Square area between 10 am-6 pm: “The wait is over! The Boston Book Festival has just announced its official schedule of events, and with 31 to choose from, and you’re guaranteed a fun-filled, jam-packed day on Saturday, October 24 between […]

The Boston Globe is off the market

Friday, October 16th, 2009

I breathed a big sigh of relief when I read the front page headline of my paper copy of The Boston Globe yesterday: The New York Times decided not to sell The Globe. The future of this newspaper and Boston journalism were in question. Sure, there are lots of news sources around here, but without […]

Free Ruby on Rails Workshop, Oct. 16-17

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

(Oof. I really haven’t posted this workshop yet. My apologies for the late notice.) Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society and the Center for Research on Computation and Society are facilitating a free Ruby on Rails workshop this weekend, October 16 and 17. Intended to be a supportive learning environment to encourage women in […]

Massachusetts Open Source ILS Project Meetings October 21 and 29

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

The Massachusetts Open Source Project, which includes selecting an open source ILS system for three Massachusetts library networks, will be holding information sessions on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at the Palmer Public Library and Thursday, October 29, 2009 at the Merrimack Valley Library Consortium offices in North Andover, Massachusetts. Staff from MVLC, NOBLE and C/W […]