05.05.12 The Saturday Post




RationalSurvey – Survey 3308 – The Pew Research Center Internet is conducting an online survey of library patrons. We ask you to take the 15 minute survey to help us out. All responses are confidential. To take the survey, visit: http://libraries.pewinternet.org/participate/survey/e-book-borrowers. The information is being gathered for the Gates Foundation, a major contributor to public libraries across the nation.


TriMet TV: Taking Transit to the Trailhead – Portland has some of the finest urban natural areas in the country and a great transit system.

Take a seat at Oregon’s Kitchen Table! You are invited to take a seat at Oregon’s Kitchen Table – an experiment to connect all Oregonians to real decisions in Salem.


In Praise of Irrational Innovators – I love my three young children immensely. So it’s hard for me to be fully rational about them. Of course they are the smartest, the best looking, and the most athletic. I’m not alone — all parents are irrational. We lose sleep worrying about things we can’t control and take pride in ridiculously small achievements we had nothing to do with.

Don’t Like the Message? Maybe It’s the Messenger – We all like to think we can evaluate information and arguments rationally, regardless of where they come from. But we don’t.

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Social Network

Bonney Lake Police Now On Twitter – The Bonney Lake Police Department is now on Twitter – you can follow the department at@BLPoliceDept.

Advice: How to Market to Millennials — and How to Use Social Media to Get a First Job – In her blog, Lindsey offers her opinions on how to market to millennials like her.

How American Express Found Its Social Media Groove – American Express went from virtually zero social media presence in 2009 to being hailed by Advertising Age as the “real winner” at South By Southwest this year.

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