Libary Perceptions 2020: Results of the 13th International Survey of Library Automation
The thirteenth edition of the International Survey of Library Automation presents the latest data
on how libraries perceive the effectiveness of the strategic technology systems upon which they
depend for their daily operations and to fulfill the expectations of their patrons.
If you regularly find yourself wondering where you can get some portable juice on the go for your smartphone, tablet or any portable device, you have to check out the mophie Powerstation Wireless External
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Following on their release of 2.5, with the new, “Office 365 Container”, last week FSLogix announced the release of their 2.6 release. From their release blog: High Availability Subsystem High availability is a key
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In this demo video, FSLogix Engineer, Dave Young, demonstrates drastic performance enhancements by comparing logon times and network utilization, between Traditional Desktops with Outlook’s Online Mode, Cached Exchange Mode, and Cached Exchange Mode with
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How frustrating is it when you can’t connect to your elderly family? Do you know when they need help
A talking drone was used by police to break up a group of 30 people not abiding by social distancing guidelines.
Surrey Police said the “sky talk” drone, which was used in Walton-on-Thames on Friday morning, allowed the force to communicate without putting officers at additional risk.
The drone told the group: “Attention this a police message. You are gathering in breach of government guidelines to stay at home in response to the coronavirus. You are putting lives at risk. Please disperse immediately and return home.”
The plea was effective and the group left the area, the force said.
Can you imagine if we actually talked to one another the same way we’ve historically talked to search engines? It would make for some awkward interactions.
“Minneapolis movie showtimes.”
“Um… come again?”
“Showtimes Captain Marvel 55441.”
“Are you –”
“Movie showtimes cheapest theater arcade games. I’m feeling lucky.”
“Sir, this is a Wendy’s.”
It’s only fitting I suppose that our adherence to Google’s robotic algorithms has, in turn, made us more robotic. Searchers became trained to speak in the engine’s keyword-driven language. Marketers crafted SEO strategies accordingly.
Today, the advent of voice search is making our conversations with search engines more… conversational. It’s not incidental that we activate this feature on our smartphones or voice assistants by addressing “Alexa” or “Siri” — this dynamic is very much intended to humanize the devices, which is a little creepy and dystopian if you think about it, but it’s best not to think