Quantified Self Incrimination, or, When Fitbit Is the Expert Witness

Library News - November 20, 2014 - 11:11am
Worth remembering: A self-tracking, wearable device means that you are no longer the only source of data about yourself. And that can be used against you in a court of law.
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Algorithms Are Great and All, But They Can Also Ruin Lives

Library News - November 20, 2014 - 10:28am
Be scared: automated systems, ruled by algorithms, have moved from being simple administrative tools to becoming primary decision-makers.
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National Book Award Winners for 2014

Library News - November 19, 2014 - 9:04pm
See who won the National Book Award(s) for 2014.
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Building a complete Tweet index

Library News - November 19, 2014 - 4:22pm
Twitter now indexes every public Tweet since 2006 and has made them available to search/find.
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The African and Middle Eastern cookbook / Josephine Bacon and Jenni Fleetwood.

20 Newest Books With Cover Art - November 18, 2014 - 4:40pm
Title: The African and Middle Eastern cookbook / Josephine Bacon and Jenni Fleetwood.
Author: Bacon, Josephine.
Call Number: TX725.A1 B33 2005
Description: "A fascinating journey through rich and diverse cuisines: the culinary history, the ingredients, the techniques and over 150 authentic dishes."

‘Vape’ Is the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year

Library News - November 18, 2014 - 1:40pm
"Vape" is the Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year for 2014. You can exhale now (sorry, I couldn't resist the exhalation joke).
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November Book Display

Library News - November 14, 2014 - 3:48pm
November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Come to the library and learn more about it.
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Why the Press Is Less Free Today

Library News - November 13, 2014 - 11:53am
Did you know: In recent years, reporting the news has become an ever more dangerous activity. Between 2002 and 2012, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (C.P.J.), five hundred and six journalists were killed worldwide, as opposed to three hundred and ninety in the previous decade.
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