One of the most damning pull quotes from the NDSA 2022 staffing survey "Interestingly, collaboration was chosen as either the number one or two most essential skill by all position types, except by senior-level administrators/executives."

The Better Off Ted, Season 1 DVD set is in our collections from the best I can tell because there is one episode centered around a character lying about graduating from MIT

Been on the ref desk all afternoon, these replies are giving me some pep in my step πŸ˜‚

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"First, we are not a consulting and software company. We are an innovation information firm." πŸ˜‘

Spent hours today pinpointing why a package was failing. Turns out the indexer really dislikes this in metadata )Β· but is totally ok with this ) Β·
[insert drake meme]

"The album was issued in the United States as the For A Free Humanity: For Anarchy double CD, coupling [Chumbawamba's] Showbusiness! with Noam Chomsky's Capital Rules."!

Well thought out guide to Indigenous Entity Descriptions in SNAC, seems like it would apply to all descriptive contexts

brewster kahle [not an opinion on IA] 

Unless there's some handholds there, this is such a strange way to carry a box

In some good news, to the extent we hold the rights, we've gotten permission to list any code/files we've shared on Github [1] under the MIT No Attribution license MIT-0 [2]


"BELL is assigned by Unicode to the unrelated emoji character πŸ”” (U+1F514). While C0 and C1 control characters were not formally named by the Unicode standard itself at the time, this collided with existing use of BELL as the name of this control character in software... Unicode now accepts ALERT and BEL (but not BELL) as formal aliases for the control character."

OK OK OK my book The Illustrated Guide to Video Formats and associated website with illustrations+data are both out now!!!

"Distressed Links" - a quick investigation into why we were crawling content from the wayback machine πŸ”Ž

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