Monthly Archive:: August 2011

What We’re Reading: Aug. 20 – Aug. 27

Disney house, Facebook changes, and money matters Notorious for copyright protection, Disney surprised a developer and architect in Utah when it agreed to allow them to build a replica of the house from the Disney-Pixar movie ‘Up’. According to...
August 26, 2011

Flood Maps and Google Earth

FEMA has a pretty good online mapping tool for flood insurance maps but if you are a fan of Google Earth, there is a nice overlay for that too. You need to have downloaded Google Earth to your computer....
August 25, 2011

What We’re Reading: Aug. 13 – Aug. 19

Commercial outperforms, private wi-fis, and Google buys Motorola Washington is speculating that Obama administration will protect the 30-year mortgage – along with Freddie and Fannie in some form. US commercial real estate will perform better than the country’s volatile...
August 22, 2011

What We’re Reading: Aug. 6 – Aug. 12

Dubai office space woes, Twitter, and welcome to Spotify With office vacancy standing at over 40 percent and on its way above 50 percent as new construction comes online, you would think Dubai would be a tenants’ market. However,...
August 12, 2011

The catalog is dead, long live the catalog!

Our library catalog just entered this century! After months of prep and planning, we are pleased to announce that we have implemented our own koha-based library system. Koha is an open-source system based on a Drupal content management system....
August 9, 2011

What We’re Reading: July 30 – Aug. 5

Game theory and the debt ceiling, phantom vibrations, and a very narrow house The debt ceiling negotiations are finally over and no one is happy. An article in Bloomberg/Business Week contends that according to game theory, it could not...
August 5, 2011

Top Field Guides for July

The list of the most-accessed Field Guides during the month of July was recently released: Field Guide to License Reciprocity / License Recognition Field Guide to Working with FSBOs Field Guide to Effects of Low-Income Housing on Property Values...