Linux invented Linus

Next time you need an example of how the Internet is not always an authoritative source, you can point this to how the “Alexis de Tocqueville Institution(Alexis de Tocqueville Institution)”:http://www.adti.net/ claims that Linus Torvald “didn’t invent(Torvalds claim to invent Linux probably false, says new study)”:http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/040514/234/71e7q.html Linux. What is next, a …

Profiling Librarians

As Steven “noted(Yay and Yuck!!!)”:http://www.librarystuff.net/2004/05/yay-and-yuck.html, Blogger has added their new profile system. So you can go through and look at all the people in a specific industry like the ever-popular “Museums / Libraries(Museums / Libraries)”:http://www.blogger.com/profile-find.g?ind=27&t=j&start=0. I found out any number of things like that “CLASS is in a class of …

Joan Frye Williams

I just spent the last two days in a workshop with the truly fantastic “Joan Frye Williams(Joan Frye Williams)”:http://www.jfwilliams.com/. While her website is sort of plain, I can tell you that she is one of the “Infopeople(Biographical Info for Joan Frye Williams)”:http://www.infopeople.org/training/trainers/joan_frye_williams.html, or you can go here to read her …

Librarian Quick Takes

I found a bunch of librarian stories this morning. * Wendy Axhelm was “fired(Court next stop for fired librarian)”:http://www.dailyrepublic.com/articles/2004/03/17/news/news4.txt by the “Travis Unified School District(Travis Unified School District)”:http://www.travisusd.k12.ca.us/ because her busband, Harry, is a board member. * Marie Bryan says she was “forced out(I was forced to retire)”:http://www.davisenterprise.com/articles/2004/03/19/news/287new1.txt of her …

Julius Schwartz

Last summer at DragonCon, one of the sessions on the Comic Book Track was about Super Teams. On the panel were “Geoff Johns(About Geoff Johns)”:http://www.geoffjohns.com/about.html, writer of JSA, Avengers, and Teen Titans and “Judd Winick(The Worlds of Judd Winick)”:http://www.frumpy.com/, writer of Exiles and Outsiders (and you may remember from the …

A Librarian named Jenny

Hey, this “Jenny Levine(Woman key in bringing tech to libraries in suburbs)”:http://www.suntimes.com/output/zinescene/cst-fin-ecol07.html person sounds really talented! Wouldn’t it be cool if she had a “weblog(The Shifted Librarian)”:http://www.theshiftedlibrarian.com/2004/01/07.html#a5001?

Trina Magi

Trina Magi has staked a position as an opponent of the Patriot Act and as a “Defender of the Free World(Defender of the Free World)”:http://www.motherjones.com/news/hellraiser/2004/01/12_402.html. She is also a past president of the “Vermont Library Association(Vermont Library Association)”:http://www.vermontlibraries.org/ as well as Reference Librarian at the “University of Vermont(Welcome to the …