LISTen: An Program -- Episode #178

This week's episode is brief as it touches upon high points in the news as we enter into the 12th month of 2011.

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Links Found Over The Last Week

Will the Little Printer make it big? | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics
We’ve taken websites, that we used to print out on full-sized paper, and shrunk them down to fit on handheld devices. So shouldn’t we shrink the print down,
Facebook Buys Gowalla [REPORT]
Facebook has purchased location-based services provider Gowalla for an undisclosed sum, according to a report.
About Those "Record" Black Friday Sales... | ZeroHedge
Chair in Astrobiology Established - The Library Today (Library of Congress)
Librarian of Congress James H. Billington and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced today the establishment of the Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology.
Defending SOPA - Lamar Smith - National Review Online
Library use in Canada up due to e-books and other e-media | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics
The Canadian Press reports that Montreal’s largest library, the Grande Bibliotheque, is thriving, and Canadian library usage in general is up 45% over the
Netflix rules out Kiwi launch • The Register
Internet-free Facebook comes to Portuguese-speaking Africa
Communication is vitally important for most users, and with Facebook adding more users by the day, ForgetMeNot Africa has come up with a solution to keep the » Blog Archive » Trademark battles – Koha, LibLime, US, New Zealand » Blog Archive » Library as Incubator Project – the best new website you may not know about
Occupy Irrelevance: Is Movement Already Fizzling Out? - Latest Headlines -
Despite claims in the media and by supporters, Occupy Wall Street appears to be faltering just two months after the protests started, a big contrast to the Tea Party movement.
Police in LA, Philly raid Occupy camps - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: Police in Los Angeles and Philadelphia stormed Occupy Wall Street encampments under darkness Wednesday to arrest or drive out some of the longest-lasting protesters since crackdowns ended similar occupations across the country.
Web-first workflows let publishers focus on the stuff that really matters - O'Reilly Radar
In a recent keynote, PressBooks founder Hugh McGuire said web-first workflows streamline book production so publishers can focus on more important matters, such as writing, finding, and editing great books.
Complaint: medical "copyright over your comments" contracts are illegal
US judge orders hundreds of sites "de-indexed" from Google, Facebook
SOPA on the ropes? Bipartisan alternative to 'Net censorship emerges
Althouse: Bloggingheads collapses.
Althouse: Whatever happened to Occupy [Your City]?
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