Monthly Archives for February 2011

Services I pay for online – 2011

Monday, February 28th 2011

I find that as time goes by, I’m less willing to engage in DIY-style tech solutions. I’m realizing that while I enjoy those projects, they take up too much of my time. I’ve decided I’m willing to pay a reasonable … Continue reading

28. February 2011 by Chad Haefele
Categories: Ramblings, Reviews, Tech | 2 comments

Death of a Middleman

Saturday, February 26th 2011

Related to the HarperCollins/Overdrive fiasco*, Jason Griffey makes a couple of ominous points over at Library Renewal. I want to focus on one bit in particular: “It is vital that libraries find a way to move out of the middle-man … Continue reading

26. February 2011 by Chad Haefele
Categories: eBooks, Libraries/Info Sci, Tech | 1 comment

Cutting the cable

Friday, February 25th 2011

We moved recently, and didn’t like any of the cable options in our new neighborhood (we’d go back to Uverse in a cold second if they’d only expand to Durham!). Frustrated and not willing to go with satellite, we took … Continue reading

25. February 2011 by Chad Haefele
Categories: HowTo, Ramblings, Tech | 5 comments

Wake up, citation styles!

Tuesday, February 22nd 2011

Everyone, including the New York Times, seems to be hailing Amazon’s decision to add page numbers to the Kindle. The lack of page numbers (when you can change font size in a book, the number of ‘pages’ in the title … Continue reading

22. February 2011 by Chad Haefele
Categories: eBooks, Libraries/Info Sci, Ramblings, Tech | 2 comments