Driveby observation on acronyms and initialisms

Three SUNY groups came up in a meeting this morning: The SUNY Council of Library Directors The SUNY Moodle Users Group The SUNY Chief Academic Officers When you treat them as initialisms, they become, respectively in our communal awareness, SCLD, SMUG, and “the CAOs”. If you read them aloud as…

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Search Queries that get people here

Every  now and then I look at how people search and find this blog on Google. They usually make me chuckle. Here are some of the interesting ones from the last quarter: owning your shit, own your shit, ownyourshit. Yep. I believe in this one. If you did it, if…

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Job seekers: More advice

Go forth, and read this. RIGHT NOW.  Then come back. Okay, are you back? Good. Listen up: Colleen is right. Objectives are DUMB. Stop using them. Also, my entry into her contest: “To secure a position in which I can be as bad-ass as Mal Reynolds, as powerful as Neo,…

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possibly? maybe?

I took the morning off today to deal with a stress migraine, and so now that it’s gone, I’m faced with eating lunch and heading to work, all while feeling slightly limp.  Migraines are icky creatures.  I posted to Twitter, “God, I hate my stress migraines. Only solution is to…

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2011 in photos

Kathryn Greenhill invited me to join a Daily Image 2011 group on Flickr, and I did.  Let’s see how long it takes for me to get tired of my face… But it inspired me to do a (Semi-)Daily Image set for the College Libraries.  I’m going to try to take…

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