Tag: simmons

RIP Allen Smith, librarian and farrier

A very nice obit about Allen Smith, Simmons library school professor. Allen was a fan of Webster’s Second (the second edition of Webster’s New International Dictionary, published in 1934), bow ties, motorcycles, and sailing. He abhorred exclamation points (one quote…

a few quick talks from this weekend

I went down to Massachusetts to do a few short talks. They were all very different and most were somewhat reworked versions of talks I’ve done before. I also went to a MetaFilter meetup and had BLTs with Casey. Thanks…