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Google AutoDraw

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What Auto-Tune does for singers, Google’s AutoDraw AI experiment now does for those of us with limited visual talent. I’ve just discovered this handy tool and considering its power in demonstrating AI, as well as its affordances for so many everyday tasks. AutoDraw got its start as Quick Draw  a Google game/experiment in which when you drew on your […]

Searcheeze, please rethink your nasty approach

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This morning I was excited to discover the beta of Searcheeze, which appears to be an easy cool tool for collaborative curating. But I watched the intro video and went into a not-so-quiet tirade. Here’s how it starts: Search. It’s quite interesting how the meaning of the word “search” has been subjected to change in […]

Action Hero update

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Holy image replacement! Sadly, the response to my TL action hero meme has been a bit underwhelming.  Nevertheless, it inspired my good buddy Daring Library, Gwyneth Jones to create this prototype–Super Daring Librarian.  Fierce, no?  Love it, Gwyneth, especially those fabulous pearls (of wisdom?). I also discovered that NJ already had its own Super Librarian […]