Polish, Anyone?

Yesterday I received a request from a patron to find someone who could translate a letter in Polish that she had received from relatives. I immediately put a message on the “Tamworth Exchange” – the community-wide Yahoo group, with its

YouTube is for Amateurs

YouTube presents podcasts by you and I, regular people, to the world. Yesterday I watched a doozy that made me question just exactly what it is I mean when I use terms like “regular people” or “normal people” or “amateurs.”

Surfcasting for Flickr

Flickr, a terrific photo-sharing website that has become a major photographic force on line, is one of my favorite examples of social software. Recently Nicholas Carlson of xSP news reported “By August, (2006) Yahoo’s photo-sharing/social-network hybrid, Flickr, had over 4