Tag Archives: Technology

How to Spot Fake News

In this post-truth environment, being able to tell the real from the fake is more difficult yet more important than ever. (Post-truth was the Oxford English Dictionary’s Word of the Year in 2016). The International Federation of Library Associations and … Continue reading

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#geekread, the Read Watch Play theme for August 2016

#geekread “You know, “nerd culture” is mainstream now. So, when you use the word “nerd” derogatorily, it means you’re the one that’s out of the zeitgeist.” Ben Wyatt. “Being a geek is all about being honest about what you enjoy … Continue reading

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Free Computer Skills Workshops

Blue Mountains City Library is partnering with TAFE WSI (Outreach) to host Smart Participation, a free course tutoring basic computer skills designed to assist with upgrading technology skills, assisting return to work, resumé-building and more. Covers tablets, smartphones and computers.

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Internet Strike!

Did you know that some internet sites will be on strike later this week?  There is a bill before the US congress called SOPA [The Senate version of the House’s Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). In the Senate the bill … Continue reading

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