Overheard on the Web, and other Web links From The Herald's Research Editor
Thursday, June 23, 2005
New tech for tecchies
Now here's something absolutely new that can replace that aging Palm or Treo you're carrying around: The Hipster PDA (that's for Parietal Disgorgement Aid) is the ultimate time-saver: a pile of 3x5 index cards and a clip. Really.
It scales brilliantly, degrades gracefully, supports optional categories and "beaming," and is configurable to an unlimited number of options. Best of all, the Hipster PDA fits into your hip pocket and costs practically nothing to purchase and maintain.
Elisabeth (Liz) Donovan was a Herald librarian for 10 years, and Research Editor for 13 years. She came to The Herald in 1981, following several years at the
Washington Post. She started blogging in 2000, with a news research blog, followed by the blog at Herald.com in 2003. A frequent speaker and writer on news research, she was honored in 2004 by the
News Division of the Special Libraries Association for her contributions to