1. Twitter Adds New Options For Direct Messages
Note: NYT clarifies that option to receive direct messages from any Twitter user is turned OFF by default.
2. Oops! Google’s April Fool’s Prank Inadvertently Broke Their Security (via Netcraft)
3. E-books overtake paper in China (via GlobalPost)
Note: Please read the nicely stated caveat at top of article.
4. University of Texas at Austin Libraries To Expand Study Spaces, Move Writing Center to Perry-Castañeda Library (via The Daily Texan)
5. All Ebooks on JSTOR Now Available in DRM-Free, Unlimited User Model
6. Wikipedia Hoax Lasts 9 Years, 9 Months And 3 Days (via WaPo)
7. Seattle tests Wi-Fi via ‘TV white space’ (via GCN)
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.