Entries in "Humor" ( for this category only)

Books for Christmas???

For all my library friends, have a nice holidays.

Library Fines

From Pearls Before Swine (August 23, 2010):

Pearls Before Swine

New Spice: Study like a scholar, scholar

Why read?

Dilbert.com

How to Avoid Google

Are you worried about all the information that can be found about you on Google? Here is an option for you to explore.


Google Opt Out Feature Lets Users Protect Privacy By Moving To Remote Village

Twitter Replacement

Are you too busy to Twitter? Is it take you too long to post? Give Flutter a try and be more efficient.

New Gmail Feature: Autopilot

Did you see the new Gmail feature being advertised? See the Gmail explanation for more information. What a time saver this would be.


(Make sure you look on the calendar to see what today's date is. Wink, wink.)

New Mac

Which of the Mac users are getting the new computer first?


Apple Introduces Revolutionary New Laptop With No Keyboard

Tradition versus Evolution of Libraries on the Web

Smithsonian 2.0: Web Tech Guy and Angry Staff Person

I have heard almost everyone of these comments at one of my presentations, classes, or discussion about web 2.0 technologies and the evolution of libraries on the web.

Thank you Michael Edson for bringing the positives and negatives together in a creative way.

New Phone: Pomegranate

I have found my new phone. I cannot wait for it to come out. Check it out for yourself and make sure you explore all the features.

Professor Wikipedia Video

Video making fun of Wikipedia:

See more funny videos and funny pictures at CollegeHumor.

Animator vs. Animation

Here is a nice little break from my traditional posts.


Animator vs. Animation by *alanbecker on deviantART

iPhone Video

With everything we are hearing and seeing about iPhone, I laughed and laughed after seeing this on Conan.

Google Maps has a Sense of Humor

1. Go to Google Maps
2. Click on "get directions"
3. Type "New York" in the first box  (the "from" box)
4. Type "London"  in the second box (the "to" box) (hit get directions)
5. Scroll down  to step #23

Book Being Introduced for the First Time

Imagine introducing a library resource or Internet tool for the first time. Now, how might you introduce a book. Check out this funny video.

UPDATE: Video was removed from YouTube.

Comic Strip on "2.0"

The Rhymes with Orange comic strip had a great comic on "2.0" in today's newspaper (May 10, 2006). It is not on their web site for two weeks, but I found an online newspaper that posts comic strips.

If the links stop working (since I know how newspapers can be), here is the basics.
Descartes 2.0
I think, therefore I am. (Person writing with a quill pen.)
I think therefore IM. (Person using a laptop.)