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Another Librarian Coming Up On Jeopardy

Submitted by Blake on Thu, 05/03/2012 - 14:35
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Librarian in Crystal Lake on 'Jeopardy!'
A local librarian is scheduled to appear on the game show “Jeopardy!” later this month, making her the third librarian from McHenry County to appear on the program since 2010.

Julie Zukowski, 41, of Lakewood is scheduled to appear on the show May 24. She has worked at the Crystal Lake Public Library since 2005.

Be Very Afraid: The Cable-ization of Online Life Is Upon Us

Submitted by Blake on Wed, 05/02/2012 - 07:02

Be Very Afraid: The Cable-ization of Online Life Is Upon Us

Imagine what’s possible from Comcast’s perspective: If you can slice and dice traffic, play definitional chess (“that’s not the internet, that’s a specialized service!”), and be the only game in town, you’ll get to replicate the cable model by making sure that every successful online application owes its success in part to you and pays you tribute.

Starring the Computer film database

Submitted by Pete on Mon, 02/27/2012 - 10:51

The next time you're working at the reference desk and someone wants to know what kind of computer was used in the classic 1973 movie "Invasion of the Bee Girls," well, now you have a place to turn. " The Verge directs your attention to the Starring the Computer which describes itself as, "...a website dedicated to the use of computers in film and television. Each appearance is catalogued and rated on its importance (ie.