Re: [CODE4LIB] NoSQL - is this a real thing or a flash in the pan?

2010-04-12 Thread Sam Kome
Michael Stonebraker *is* the horse, and yet has pointed pointed out that RDBMSs aren't always the hammer you're looking for. Next time you use a B-tree or R-tree (spatial search, anyone?), give him a toast with your favorite beverage.

Re: [CODE4LIB] mobile web design: resources?

2010-08-25 Thread Sam Kome Also this is the finest review of significant mobile device capabilities I've seen since 2003. Do take into account that we're back to the future with rampant nit-picky differences between browser engines:

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib Community google custom search

2011-10-07 Thread Sam Kome
Thanks! Also thanks for the human search engine answers via irc. -skome -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Jonathan Rochkind Sent: Thursday, October 06, 2011 6:35 PM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib

Re: [CODE4LIB] old stuff

2012-03-28 Thread Sam Kome
Wait, what? The Sinclair ZX81 didn't take punch cards. It was solid state. You could bolt a cassette player to it. Had one. grumble Not only has hardware sharing not happened, the stuff is usually far more expensive than when it was new. Cheers, SK -Original Message- From: Code for

[CODE4LIB] LC Class to OCLC Conspectus hash table? Anyone?

2012-07-11 Thread Sam Kome
Bueller? We'll work with unless there's something more rdbms/api friendly. Thanks! Sam Kome | RD Librarian |The Claremont Colleges Library Claremont University Consortium |800 N. Dartmouth Ave |Claremont, CA  91711 Phone (909) 621

Re: [CODE4LIB] Citation manager -- ??? -- BePress Bulk-upload Excel spreadsheet

2012-10-05 Thread Sam Kome
At some point bring it back to the list, please. Enquiring minds want to know... Thanks, SK -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Roy Tennant Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2012 10:44 AM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re:

Re: [CODE4LIB] one tool and/or resource that you recommend to newbie coders in a library?

2012-11-01 Thread Sam Kome
Also the most useless. -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Ethan Gruber Sent: Thursday, November 01, 2012 2:03 PM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] one tool and/or resource that you recommend to newbie coders in

Re: [CODE4LIB] Mentorship Program

2012-12-07 Thread Sam Kome
+1 Male, coded in prehistoric times, now do more research and administration. Want to learn Pyramid just well enough to make really terrible web front ends for my really terrible python ETL scripts. -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4lib Chicago 2013 poster (subtler version)

2012-12-07 Thread Sam Kome
Would it be sacrilege to replace COBOL with CODE4LIB. On the one hand, Hopper. On the other hand, Cobol. It burns! -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Doran, Michael D Sent: Friday, December 07, 2012 6:34 AM To:

Re: [CODE4LIB] Stats and public wireless devices

2012-12-19 Thread Sam Kome
Funny you should ask. We have an Aruba central wireless controller with 30 access points. The controller logs all access in great detail. I just received 6 reports from a campus stats class that digests the logs that many ways from Sunday. What exactly would you like to know? I will have a

Re: [CODE4LIB] Speaking in Code summit, UVa Library Scholars' Lab

2013-08-09 Thread Sam Kome
Thanks Wayne and kudos to UVa on the inclusivity statement. I would be interested to know who attends; that call* looks like a pretty fine filter. If the list is ever made public I will immediately follow them all on [SocialMedia]. * Sam

[CODE4LIB] hosts are compromised

2013-08-30 Thread Sam Kome
Based on the pharmaceutical ads in their page sources and the fact that our Cisco Iron Port has blacklisted them, I have to regretfully report that has been compromised. Does anyone know the relevant contact(s) there to notify? Sam Kome | Assistant Director, RD |The Claremont

Re: [CODE4LIB] hosts are compromised

2013-08-30 Thread Sam Kome
:// (note the h) goes to a domain squatter. It is the one you mentioned in the body of your email. Which one is causing you the issue? Cordially, Kevin -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Sam Kome Sent: Friday

Re: [CODE4LIB] Anyone working with iPython?

2013-12-19 Thread Sam Kome
iPython is the only console to bother with IMHO, regardless of what chore I'm doing. I've noodled with the Notebooks and they're wonderful but I am time and attention challenged and haven't progressed far. Eric Matthes uses iPython notebooks to teach programming and has set out some excellent

Re: [CODE4LIB] Digital Collections Browser Kiosk Software Options

2014-01-22 Thread Sam Kome
How about skip the pricey touchscreen and do a Johnny Lee: I.e. use a Wii or Kinect controller to enable gesture functions on a regular screen. It's on the to-do list I can never get to. -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries

Re: [CODE4LIB] Anonymizing address data

2014-06-04 Thread Sam Kome
I'm not up on HIPPA and I am not a lawyer. Years ago I created a system for anonymizing address data that passed muster with the FCC and US Census bureau. In a nutshell we had a third party create a unique hash to identify the record, and geocode to the US Census block group. We never

Re: [CODE4LIB] [WEB4LIB] Interactive content for digital signage

2014-07-21 Thread Sam Kome
Does anyone have a working digital signage solution that includes Miracast? The objective being to send a phone/tablet/laptop desktop to the large display. I see ways to cobble it together from AirParrot and whatnot - just curious how well it works. Thanks. -Original Message- From:

Re: [CODE4LIB] LibGuides v2 - Templates and Nav

2014-09-18 Thread Sam Kome
Not to be a noodg (sp?) - touch devices that use a stylus often support hover. Wacom tablets, Android tablets (e.g. Samsung Notes), the old PalmOS devices, etc. Of course it's a small market segment. relurk -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries

Re: [CODE4LIB] reearch project about feeling stupid in professional communication

2016-03-27 Thread Sam Kome
+1 Brooke We're a medium-sized library for a consortium of private colleges. No Library IT group, instead a technology working group with reps from each department. Organizational structure is somewhat matrixed. We encourage & facilitate skillshares, professional development, etc. We have