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Here are some library-centered events as part of [ärk’töbər], NYC's Architecture and Design month.Oct 3: 3-5pmThe Evolution of Library Space - Queens Library at ElmhurstOct 5: 3-4pmNYPL STEM Saturday
We're happy to share a collection of photographs from the Learning Theater event held on September 21, 2019.The collection can be found on Pocket Knowledge at the following link:https://pk.tc.columbia.edu/item/Photos-Of-%22leakey-Foundation-Introduction-To-The...
American Artists, American Art, a collection of children’s books curated by Simone Schloss from the Curriculum
Data privacy or information privacy is a branch of data security concerned with the proper handling of data – consent, notice, and regulatory obligations. To protect data privacy, companies are now required to determine what data privacy acts and laws affect their users. For instance, we must know where the data originated (country and state), what personally identifiable information it might contain and usage methodology. The data privacy regulations include 
How could one not go to the opera in Vienna to hear Mozart? Although I am no buff in this field, I couldn't pass up the opportunity many years ago to see the Marriage of Figaro, an opera buffa in four acts, at the very Bergtheater where it premiered on May 1st, 1786. Prior to the performance one sunny Spring day, we visited librarians at the University of Vienna, intent on setting up a book exchange program with our respe...
The Data Science Institute at Columbia University hosted an interactive workshop to share practical, concrete strategies for introducing data science into the elementary and secondary school classroom.  
Summer time tends to be a period where quite a number people take their vacations and also make other necessary reservations. However, for some students the library is normally their vacation spot. Here is a report from our library for the summer 2019 semester. This report highlights data for room reservations as well as library traffic. Li...
A popular running joke about software engineers (specifically coders) in India is about how there are times in their lives where he/she will have to work the entire night ("night-out") to write code. One of my few night-out was last Saturday night (Sunday morning).Yi and I, along with a couple of our friends participated in the Columbia Data Science Society's annual data science hackathon which was held from Saturday (21st) evening to Sunday (22nd) afternoonThe event started at around 7:00PM on Saturday where we were welcomed to the hackathon and a co...
4 months ago
We're happy to share a collection of photographs from the Learning Theater event held on the evening of September 20th, 2019. The international conference was hosted in partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) and the Transformative Learning Technologies Lab at Teachers College.The collection can be found on Pocket Knowledge ...
Since I didn't mustard up the courage to actually cut my hair, I opted for a blonde wig while filming the final scene in Bernice Bobs Her Hair, a short story written by F. Scott Fitzgerald and published in the Saturday Evening Post in May of 1920. That simple decision undoubtedly cost me the price of popularity; long hair intact, I ...