Friday Time Killers

Friday Time Killers

9th Annual Sysadmin Appreciation Day

Submitted by Pete on Fri, 07/25/2008 - 09:31

It's the last Friday in July so Happy Day to all the System Administrators out there! They even have a web page to help celebrate: http://www.sysadminday.com/

"Friday, July 25th, 2008, is the 9th annual System Administrator Appreciation Day. On this special international day, give your System Administrator something that shows that you truly appreciate their hard work and dedication."

Houston Chronicle lists every municipal employees salary by name.

Submitted by mdoneil on Thu, 07/10/2008 - 07:15

Now I am all for freedom of the press, and for taxpayers freedom to know what their tax dollars pay for, but I don't quite know how I feel about this yet. What is your opinion of the newspaper publishing everyone's salary in a easy to use database?

The database is available here

Gifts for Booklovers

Submitted by birdie on Fri, 02/22/2008 - 12:39

Need a gift for a bookloving friend or colleague? Looking for cool book-related items (well, they're not all book related, but they're pretty cool anyway) to add to the library store or sell at the circ. desk?

Here's a slew of suggestions from Wanda Jewell, Director of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance.

Even if you don't buy right away, you can always browse! TGIF.