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Recover the Acer Partition

This is what comes of dabbling.  I have an Acer laptop and, in the modern trend, it did not come with backup software.  Instead, Acer has created a recovery partition on the hard drive that can be accessed if you do something to your computer and need to recover.  Normally, …

The box and button are at the bottom of the screen, which is where the keyboard will appear when you select the input box.  Poor design on the part of Kobo.

Your Digital Media Strategy Needs Work

Maclean‘s is my favorite magazine.  It is the only magazine that we still get in print.  Anyone wanting to understand what’s going on in Canada should read it.  There’s a lot of unfortunate reporting – multi-page spreads on potential Liberal leaders and anything that Barbara Amiel writes, frankly – but, …

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Presenting with Clickers and Interaction

A trend in academia has finally reached the world in which I make professional presentations.  Audiences are being armed with clickers or asked to react to polls in Webinars.  The folks arranging these presentations have started to mention the need making them more interactive.  I must admit that this term …

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Intranet Realities

I work with a content management team that supports a couple of Web sites.  This includes a corporate intranet, which has aged …

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Firefox Sync or Swim

I am once again riding the pendulum back towards Mozilla’s Firefox.  There’s an awful lot to like about Google Chrome but a …

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Apps for Traveling in Iceland

We had an amazing trip to Iceland, which I’ve written up elsewhere.  One piece that I’ve had on my back burner for …

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E-mail Clients for Ubuntu 13

I’ve mostly shifted to Web-based e-mail because I found that, when moving between Windows and Ubuntu machines, it was easier than using …

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Stop Pushing the Mentoring

Mentoring is a great idea.  But we – the legal profession and especially bar associations, which receive all the requests/demands to “do …

Wrench on Keyboard by Ariadnerb at Morguefile.com

Do You Need to Fix Your Process?

Library work can sometimes position you heavily in one part of the organization – among the researchers – and disconnect you from …