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Listgeeks – for people who love lists

Sometimes, the simplest tool is the most interesting. This week on Learning for Life Online, let’s look at Listgeeks a social sharing tool that’s all about lists. What Is It? Listgeeks is just what it sounds like: it’s a social … Continue reading

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I’ll Tumblr For Ya…

This week, we’ll finish this month’s ‘social finding and sharing’ theme with a look at Tumblr, a social sharing site that mixes blogging and image linking with great results. What Is It? Tumblr‘s tagline is Follow the world’s creators, and … Continue reading

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Playing With a New Gadget

Welcome back to Learning for Life Online, the Boston Public Library’s self-directed learning program about online life. We’re starting up again after a brief hiatus by getting back to basics. When you’re trying to live life online, it’s important to … Continue reading

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The Only Constant is Change

We’ll be taking a short break from ebooks this week to talk about one of the skills necessary for living life online: being comfortable with change. “Nothing but change endures.” Whether we know this quote from Heraclitus or Isaac Asimov, … Continue reading

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Playing with online tools

Just like any other tool, the best way to learn a new online service or website is to play with it. Push the buttons, click the links, enter some information – it’s by using a tool that we figure out … Continue reading

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