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Due to circumstances far beyond the control of The Air Staff, LISTen will not be airing this week. Programming is expected to resume on October 10th, observed as Columbus Day in the United States and as Thanksgiving in Canada.
This week's delayed episode brings a news miscellany. News threads have gone madly off in all directions.
LISWire: EBSCO Publishing’s eBook Collection Increases Significantly with Release of New Subject Sets
LISWire: Six Libraries Partner to Bring Customizable Print Slips to Koha
LISEvents: LITA National Forum Conference
Ars Technica: Report: What do we need the 'Net for? Bars, restaurants, and clubs
Technollama: CC 4.0, an end to porting Creative Commons licenses?
The Register: EC: New principles agreed for out-of-print book licensing
PCMag.com: FCC's Net Neutrality Rules Take Effect Nov. 20
Ars Technica: "Google rigs its results," say critics at Senate antitrust hearing
RIANOVOSTI: Internet regulation no threat to freedom of expression - Moscow
Ars Technica: Russia, China, Tajikistan propose UN "code of conduct" for the 'Net
The Atlantic: The Ruins of Dead Social Networks
Voices for the Library: Library Campaign Conference: 22 October, London
Voices for the Library: The Privatisation of Public Library Services
Voices for the Library: The situation in Northern Ireland
technology review: Will Super Wi-Fi Live Up To Its Name?
Dave Winer: Facebook is scaring me
Stephen's Lighthouse: Facebook Dominates (and the new READ button on FB)
7:31 minutes (4.33 MB)
LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #168 by The Air Staff of Erie Looking Productions is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Erie Looking Productions regretfully announces that the release of normal programming is delayed until Tuesday this week.
We apologize for any difficulties caused.
This week's program features pontification from the producer, thoughts about geo-location and analyzing your library's web server logs, and two quick story hits.
8:46 minutes (4.04 MB)
LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #167 by The Air Staff of Erie Looking Productions is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.
Even though the audio of this episode has the numbering royally screwed up, an interesting look is presented. This is a how-we-did-it sort of episode. As stated in the episode itself: "Consider this a sort of medium-sized Tech for Techies that comes with a side order of curly french fries and a fountain drink."
13:30 minutes (6.21 MB)
LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #166 by The Air Staff of Erie Looking Productions is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.
Based on a work at ohio.ubuntu-us.org.
This week's episode contains a book review of a Jim Butcher novel, a reflection on technological change, and a look at the 10th anniversary of 11 September 2011.
15:05 minutes (8.9 MB)
LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #165 / Burning Circle Episode #41 by The Air Staff of Erie Looking Productions is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.
Erie Looking Productions will not release new programming this weekend in light of Hurricane Irene's impending approach to the eastern coast of North America.
The potential for systems disruption impacting such a large portion of the United States population is something we must bear in mind. We remember the lessons of the 2003 regional outage that included us in an outage area that encompassed much of the northeastern United States as well as a major portion of the Province of Ontario. In light of recent local electricity reliability issues, we are preparing for the possibility of outages impacting us.
New episodes of LISTen: An LISNews.org Program and Ubuntu Ohio – Burning Circle are tentatively scheduled for release on September 5th, 2011.
The Air Staff of Erie Looking Productions
Michael J. Kellat, Engineer
Gloria D. Kellat, Producer
Stephen Michael Kellat, Head Writer
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Contrary to normal practice, a text copy of this episode's essay is presented below the “Read More” fold. A PDF file will also follow in the podcast feed.
10:10 minutes (5.83 MB)
LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #164 by The Air Staff of Erie Looking Productions is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. -- Read More