At the Ref Desk (1/16/19): Today's funny: Got an IM from a student asking who to contact for an overdue book. I texted him the phone number for Access Services. Student replied back that he'd call once his class was over. Um, right. [more...]

Video: Web 2.0 ... The Machine is Us/ing Us

Submitted by Leo Klein on Mon, 2/5/07 (3:15am)
Excellent video by Michael Wesch of KSU demonstrating some characteristics of online digital culture. I always get nervous when we get to lines like "we are the machine and the machine is us" but other points such as the role of content and its fungibility are dead on. (h/t Somewhat Frank)