Blog posts tagged "technology"

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Apr. 02, 2018 - 10:30 pm
By now, you may know about one of Anythink's most amazing resources:, a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. is a vast collection of engaging video lessons taught...
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Feb. 16, 2016 - 12:08 pm
“I am probably the dumbest person with computers,” the woman said to me as she came into my weekly Tech Drop-ins session. In my line of work, it really isn’t surprising to hear this sentence, and it is remarkable how untrue it often is.  Technology is getting better so quickly these days that a lot...
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May. 18, 2015 - 4:32 pm
More and more, Futureland is starting to look like Nowland. In places like Japan, you already have robotic receptionists, waiters and other personnel staff.  Here, most of our robots don’t have legs, but whether you realize it or not, robots are everywhere from smartphones to home automation to...
Technology tutoring takes place across generations
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May. 01, 2015 - 9:19 am
Are you working with a loved one to help them catch up with computers of the 21st century? Many people find themselves in a position where they are teaching a friend or loved one with basic computer skills, and it’s easy to get frustrated. One of the main reasons it can be so frustrating is because...
The lib*interactive crew in Austin, Texas
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Mar. 23, 2015 - 10:43 am
Year after year, industries of all shapes and sizes from around the globe converge in Austin, Texas, for the annual South by Southwest Interactive festival (SXSWi). The festival, which combines innovative presentations, panels, showcases and more, also serves as a great opportunity for library...
Pam Sandlian Smith at TEDxMileHigh
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Mar. 07, 2015 - 9:47 am
“TED is a platform for ideas worth spreading… On we're building a clearinghouse of free knowledge from the world's most inspired thinkers – and a community of curious souls to engage with ideas and each other.” Here at Anythink, our mission is to open doors for curious minds. One...
Awesome little free library box on the back of one of Austin's pedicabs
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Mar. 17, 2013 - 9:01 pm
In the airport heading back from Austin, there are remnants of the week's conference scattered throughout the gate. Gadgets out everywhere, users looking a little haggard from the week's festivities, vendor T-shirts collected from the thousands represented in the exhibit hall, and conversations...