Karen Blakeman on September 19th, 2009

If you weren’t able to attend the CLSIG Web 2.0 debate on September 17th there are two blog postings so far of the event: CLSIG Seminar: Web 2.0 – the truth behind the hype « Organising Chaos The Running Librarian: Web 2.0 – the truth behind the hype Added after above posted to blog: VIP […]

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Karen Blakeman on September 18th, 2009

Web 2.0 – the truth behind the hype. Evening meeting held at Hamonds LLP, Devonshire Square, London, EC2M 4YH. Speakers: Phil Duffy, Karen Blakeman The slides and screenshots that I showed at yesterday’s CLSIG evening meeting as part of the Web 2.0 debate are now available in various places: PowerPoint presentation on my own RBA […]

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Karen Blakeman on September 17th, 2009

My autumn workshop and seminar schedule is now available at http://www.rba.co.uk/training/.  I am running 6 workshops under my own “banner” in London at InTuition House, Borough High Street. (I had good feedback about the venue from those who attended sessions earlier this year). There are the three “usual suspects” which always prove popular: Market Research […]

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Karen Blakeman on September 16th, 2009

This is not a frequently asked question on my workshops but when it is raised by one of the participants it generates a great deal of interest amongst the rest. So far I have come across three that I would recommend trying. The first is Exalead’s Chromatik, which is part of the Exalead Labs experimental […]

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Karen Blakeman on September 15th, 2009

Nice one Brighton & Hove, and I am not being sarcastic! According to the Local Government Chronicle Brighton & Hove City Council claims to have the first iPhone bus app. It has launched a free real time bus time information app created by one its residents, Rick Thompson, and which updates automatically to show live […]

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Karen Blakeman on September 11th, 2009

Google has launched a new page that pulls together industry stats for the UK. Google – Internet Stats, which is biased towards information on electronic and online services and products, gathers data from third party vendors many of which are priced. A list is available at the bottom of the Internet Stats page. You can, […]

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Karen Blakeman on September 11th, 2009

If  nothing else, this is a good example of what can happen if you fail to check the rights associated with photographs and images found on the web, and then use them for your own commercial purposes. Some people refuse to accept that just because an image is on the web does not mean that you can […]

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