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The Morning After: AI-generated emoji could soon come to the iPhone

Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman reports that AI-generated emojis may be one of the new features Apple shows off at WWDC next month. If the current emoji library weren’t overwhelming enough (let alone my increasingly growing sticker collection both on Messages and WhatsApp), Gurman writes that the... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2024-05-27 11:15:26 UTC ]
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The best tech support helplines for seniors (according to my 73-year-old mom)

Engadget readers like yourself are probably more tech savvy than the average person. That means you may get roped into helping older family members with email woes, new phone setups, or deciphering if a message is legit or a phishing scam. In my family, I’ve become my mother’s unofficial IT... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2024-01-15 14:00:13 UTC ]
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Gen Z and millennials have an unlikely love affair with their local libraries

Though they’re sometimes characterized as attention-addled homebodies, younger people see a real value in libraries − one that goes beyond books. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2024-01-12 13:28:57 UTC ]
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How L.A. libraries are supporting the next generation of Latino authors

Latino authors across Los Angeles are taking advantage of the resources offered by local libraries to jump-start their careers. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-10-11 16:59:02 UTC ]
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Oof, when did streaming movies, games, and music get so expensive?

Cable used to be the only game in town for wide entertainment. Sure, if you wanted to subscribe to a game like EverQuest or World of Warcraft, you could (and well, guess the rest of us were never seeing you again). But for variety, cable is what you had—and it wasn’t cheap. So when... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2023-10-04 14:10:27 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: May 5, 2023

Voters in Michigan overwhelmingly support their local libraries and oppose book bans; Illinois passes a groundbreaking bill to support the freedom to read; ALA announces its Banned Books Week 2023 theme, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Library minds own business as anti-gay pedophile self-destructs—some thoughts.

A man so upset by the Pride programming at his local libraries that he felt moved to graffiti “GROOMERS” onto the windows has been charged with possession of child pornography, the Washington Post reports. The man, Charles M. Sutherland, vandalized two branches in Maryland’s Prince George’s... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-03-14 15:13:40 UTC ]
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Sydney Libraries Celebrate WorldPride 2023

Sydney is hosting WorldPride 2023! The celebration began 17 February with some of the best events available at local libraries. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2023-02-20 11:39:00 UTC ]
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19 new books to savor this week.

Available at indies bookstores and local libraries everywhere! * Phil Klay, Uncertain Ground (Penguin Press) “An introspective collection of essays … Klay’s reassuring voice offers truth, hope, and ways forward during a challenging, polarized period in America.” –Booklist Maggie Shipstead, You... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-05-17 13:43:51 UTC ]
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Amazon Has a Responsibility to Stop Anti-Trans Misinformation

I’ll be the first to acknowledge Amazon and I make rather strange bedfellows. Raised on local libraries and used bookstores, I’ve long been a loyal customer to many of the indie bookshops cornered by the world’s largest online retailer, prizing them as community centers and places to find a... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-08 09:49:14 UTC ]
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No more library fines for most young readers in L.A. County

Leilany Medina, 11, loves books so much that she’d like to become a librarian. But even she sometimes forgets to return books on time, especially if she hasn’t quite finished. And she’s racked up some late fines. But local libraries are providing a way out for such book lovers, and creating new... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Discovery Happens Here: PW Talks with Wikipedia's Jake Orlowitz

From its launch in 2001, Wikipedia—the Internet’s hugely popular, user-created free encyclopedia—was viewed with suspicion by reference publishers and librarians. But today, many publishers and librarians today are collaborating with Wikipedia, seeing it not as a threat, but as an ally that can... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Ruth Sepety, Illustrator Lane Smith Win UK’s CILIP Carnegie, Greenaway Medals

Both the winning illustrator and author are given more than $600 in books to donate to their local libraries, as well as more than $6,300 in cash. The post Author Ruth Sepety, Illustrator Lane Smith Win UK’s CILIP Carnegie, Greenaway Medals appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Teenagers to takeover West Midland libraries with live performances

Teenagers in Worcester, Telford and Cannock will be taking control of their local libraries next month with live performances to re-imagine libraries, storytelling and the place these have in society. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Louisiana residents choose libraries over jail to receive funds

Residents of Lafourche Parish in Louisiana recently voted down a proposal that would have used money currently going to local libraries to build a new prison. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries 'fundamental' says Hurd, as TRA celebrates Reading Challenge rise

More young people than ever are getting involved in reading schemes at their local libraries,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stonewall from government on library closures

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 22/06/2011 - 16:03 Campaigners desperate to save their local libraries from closure have been left none the wiser about the circumstances in which culture minister Ed Vaizey would intervene, after the Department for Culture, Media and Sport... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers begin "buddying" schemes

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 20/05/2011 - 08:34 Random House and Bloomsbury have begun "buddying" programmes to support their local libraries and library authorities. More than 20 Random House staff have volunteered to be part of a pilot scheme pioneered by deputy group... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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