Cyberpunk Librarian

Cyberpunk Librarian

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59 – Situation: Offline
Jun 8 • 71 min
Whether you’re disconnecting out of necessity or choice, you don’t have to shut down when you go offline! Join the Cyberpunk Librarian for…
58 – Static, Not Stagnant
Jan 15 • 30 min
Oh my god, he’s back! After over a year of craziness and massive life changes, the Cyberpunk Librarian is back! Join Dan in…
57 – A Prescription for Your Subscription Addiction
Sep 26, 2018 • 47 min
Are you tired of paying for content? Do you have four or five services you subscribe to for music, eBooks, or movies? Maybe…
56 – The FOSSiL Projects
Jul 30, 2018 • 37 min
The Cyberpunk Librarian is back and he’s talking about software… His own software! Join Dan for a look at The FOSSiL Projects and…
55 – At Odds With Odds and Ends
Mar 5, 2018 • 44 min
Holy crap! Cyberpunk Librarian is back! On this episode, Dan talks about the projects that have been holding up the show and what’s…
54 – Nexus and Empathy
Oct 6, 2017 • 39 min
Join Dan for a special episode of Cyberpunk Librarian where he looks at what it is to be human in an increasingly technological…
53 – Free and Mine
Sep 19, 2017 • 29 min
Sometimes it’s far harder than it should be to find that academic paper or research article. Papers and journals are locked behind paywalls,…
52 – Download Everything
Jun 26, 2017 • 44 min
After a way–to-long hiatus due to some bad craziness with moving, promotions, and upgrades… The Cyberpunk Librarian is back! Join Dan as he…
Cyberpunk Librarian – Quick Update
Apr 13, 2017 • 8 min
Just a quick update from Dan on why he’s been radio silent for a while, what’s going on, and no the show isn’t…
51 Part Two – Burner
Feb 27, 2017 • 31 min
Dan returns with part two of episode 51 where he finishes up the topic of burner laptops with some software recommendations to keep…
51 Part One – Burner
Feb 13, 2017 • 32 min
Go dark and get deep as Dan walks you through the basics of setting up a burner laptop! In a special, two part…
50 – Spirit in the Framework
Jan 2, 2017 • 57 min
FIFTY EPISODES?! Can you believe it? The show is over three years old and, with fifty episodes on the books, Dan decided to…
49 – Workplace Ambience
Nov 21, 2016 • 35 min
Turn on, tune in, and chill out as Dan takes you on a trip through the sounds of ambient and space music! Put…
48 – Typing Outside the Lines
Oct 11, 2016 • 36 min
Almost everybody who uses a computer winds up typing something sooner or later. Heck, Dan is typing this… right now… on a computer!…
47 – Outsourcing Your Job to Your Computer
Sep 12, 2016 • 38 min
Cyberpunk Librarian is back! Do you have to do repetitive tasks on your computer? Gotta do the same thing over and over again,…
46 – Minecraft for Librarians
Jun 25, 2016 • 57 min
Join the Cyberpunk Librarian as he digs deeper into the topic of Minecraft and helps the uninitiated get themselves up to speed! After…
45 – Tickets Please
May 24, 2016 • 27 min
When things stop working and computers break, you need a trouble ticketing system to get the problems in the hands of the professionals!…
44 – Portable Piracy
Apr 14, 2016 • 33 min
Dive into the awesome, portable Raspberry PirateBox, a version of the classic PirateBox running on a Raspberry Pi! Dan’s got the information and…
43 – Digital Outback
Mar 14, 2016 • 28 min
It’s laid back, it’s musical, it’s story time! Dan takes a break and reads a couple of chapters from his new book, Digital…
42 – Write, the Universe, and Everything
Feb 17, 2016 • 31 min
Scientists recently discovered gravitational waves and Dan gets atomic with the Atom text editor from GitHub! Let’s talk about writing simply, so you…
41 – So Be It Resolved
Jan 25, 2016 • 27 min
The Cyberpunk Librarian returns with a show about new year’s goals and self improvement! Find out what he’s got on the agenda for…
40 – All I Want for Christmas is an ILS
Dec 21, 2015 • 32 min
Join the Cyberpunk Librarian and dive into the weird world of the Integrated Library System. Sometimes, librarians are called on to help set…
39 – Live from AzLA 2015
Nov 23, 2015 • 48 min
From the frozen north of Flagstaff, AZ — the Cyberpunk Librarian talks digital signage and setting it up at your library! Join Dan…
38 – Cyberpunk Actual
Nov 9, 2015 • 40 min
Sometimes you need an eBook, article, musical track, movie, or something like that. Sometimes that thing isn’t available through the normal channels. You’ve…
37 – Dead Trees and Graphite
Oct 26, 2015 • 29 min
Awww yiss, chummers! Cyberpunk Librarian is back from an unexpected hiatus with a new show about notebooks! Wait, notebook computers? No, paper notebooks!…
36 – GTD With the CL
Aug 10, 2015 • 39 min
After an unexpected hiatus, the Cyberpunk Librarian is back with a show on Getting Things Done! Discover the tools, tips, and tricks for…
35 – Marky Markdown and the Funky Bunch
Jun 29, 2015 • 27 min
Join us for a new episode of Cyberpunk Librarian where we dig into the markup language that is Markdown. You too can write…
34 – What I Use: OS X
May 19, 2015 • 58 min
Drink the Kool Aid, or take a bite of the Apple, or something like that! Dan gets into the nitty gritty of how…
33 – Feet on the Ground, Head in the Clouds
Apr 27, 2015 • 20 min
Putting stuff in the cloud? That’s fine. Getting more out of your cloud storage than just a dumping ground for stuff? That’s even…
Cyberpunk Librarian – Special Episode – Presentation at the 2015 Innovative Users Group
Apr 20, 2015 • 47 min
Join Dan for a special, highly technical episode of Cyberpunk Librarian where he presents a talk at the 2015 Innovative Users Group conference…
32 – Picture This
Apr 13, 2015 • 21 min
Discover sources of free, public domain and Creative Commons images you can use for your library’s website, print pieces, or social media! Dan…
31 – Living on the Phone
Mar 23, 2015 • 27 min
We carry this wonderful computer around in our pockets, but we don’t really use it as much as we could! Join Dan as…
30 – Intragalactic Librarian
Mar 2, 2015 • 23 min
The Cyberpunk Librarian podcast turns 30! (Well, 30 episodes.) Join Dan for something different and fun, an original story time done in the…
29 – Open Sourcing Your Workflow
Feb 18, 2015 • 23 min
When it’s your job to provide access to information for everyone, why not do the same about your job? Join Dan as he…
28 – Buildin’ Blocks, Killin’ Creepers
Jan 26, 2015 • 29 min
On this episode of Cyberpunk Librarian, Dan talks Minecraft and how you can do some cool stuff with it at your library! Links…
27 – Pretty Pictures, Better Design
Jan 12, 2015 • 32 min
Join Dan for an episode full of tips, tricks, tools, and techniques for creating better graphic design! After all, you don’t want a…
26 – Busy Hands
Dec 8, 2014 • 55 min
Projects at work and projects at home! Join Daniel Messer, the Cyberpunk Librarian, for a look at some of the things he’s working…
25 – The Cyberpunk Behind Big Hero 6
Nov 18, 2014 • 31 min
Let’s step back from the tech for a bit from something fun and different! Join Dan for a look at the cyberpunk technology…
24 – Delicious 3.14159
Nov 3, 2014 • 39 min
Raspberry Pis have taken the maker and geek world by storm! Little, inexpensive computers that can do so many great things? Yeah that…
23 – Evernote Everything
Oct 21, 2014 • 23 min
Sometimes you need to write stuff down. Maybe it’s a quick note. Or maybe it’s a book! Dan takes a fresh look at…
22 – Conferencing
Oct 6, 2014 • 27 min
Conferences have given styles, design, and form; and that makes it easy to figure them out. Join the Cyberpunk Librarian and find out…
21 – Story Time
Sep 23, 2014 • 27 min
As Dan recovers from the move we present Story Time, where downtempo meets writing. Discover why it’s important that Kindles have no covers…
20 – Video Killed the Staff Training Star
Sep 8, 2014 • 33 min
A podcast about video making? Why not? Join the Cyberpunk Librarian for a look out how to make training videos for your staff…
19 – Press the Shiny Red Button
Aug 25, 2014 • 27 min
It’s a podcast about podcasts as Dan talks about the things he does to design, prepare for, and record the show! Find out…
18 – The Technogeneralist
Aug 11, 2014 • 23 min
Let’s take a break from long form, tech heavy shows with a shorter show and lighter commentary! An unabashed generalist, Dan takes you…
17 – Making a Display By Yourself
Jul 28, 2014 • 42 min
Ever want a big, digital sign in your library but didn’t want to have to pay big money to get it? Well if…
16 – Cypherpunk Librarian
Jul 14, 2014 • 71 min
Join Daniel Messer as he goes cypherpunk and talks about keeping yourself secure and private online and in the digital world. Notes and…
15 – Storytime
Jun 30, 2014 • 27 min
Something a little different, a little laid back for your summertime. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a couple of stories/essays from Dan. Find…
14 – What I Use – iOS
Jun 16, 2014 • 46 min
On this episode of Cyberpunk Librarian we delve into what Dan uses, and by that we mean, what he really uses when it…
13 – Working Outside Your Environment
Jun 2, 2014 • 40 min
On this episode of Cyberpunk Librarian, Dan goes into the benefits and mental cleansing that comes from working outside of your environment, both…
12 – Reading Reddit
May 12, 2014 • 46 min
Join Daniel Messer, the Cyberpunk Librarian, for another episode of Cyberpunk Librarian! On this episode we talk about sub-reddits and recommend a bunch…
11 – Take Back Your Data
Apr 28, 2014 • 53 min
Join Daniel Messer, the Cyberpunk Librarian, as he discusses the ways, the means, and the reasons for taking back control of your data.…
10 – What I Use
Apr 5, 2014 • 44 min
What makes my everyday list of things that I use? From my phone to my computer there are certain apps and hardware that…
09 – Podcasting Podcasts
Mar 24, 2014 • 51 min
This time around Daniel Messer, the Cyberpunk Librarian, talks about some of his favourite podcasts! Links 99% Invisible Bad Voltage Hello Internet Knightwise.com…
08 – Getting Physical at the Front Desk
Mar 9, 2014 • 36 min
Join Dan, the Cyberpunk Librarian, for an episode on what happens and what to do when things go down. No, not computers. What…
07 – OneBook Goes FOSS
Mar 2, 2014 • 41 min
This week, the Cyberpunk Librarian takes a look at running a state-wide digital book initiative using FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) and…
06 – Scripting Your Way Out of Mundanity
Feb 10, 2014 • 32 min
Welcome to the sixth episode of Cyberpunk Librarian! Join Dan as he talks about using AutoHotkey for scripting your way out of boring,…
05 – Charlie Bucket’s Dad
Jan 26, 2014 • 23 min
Do you know how to use your tools? I mean, really? You should learn how to use everything you use and learn how…
04 – STEM Vids
Jan 12, 2014 • 36 min
Confused by STEM? What does STEM even mean? Is it different from STEAM? Oh man, librarians love their acronyms, don’t they? Check out…
03 – Elementary My Dear OS
Dec 29, 2013 • 19 min
Fire up your public and staff computers with elementary OS! It’s pretty, easy to use, and people won’t think they’re getting some cheap-o…
02 – Oh Shaarli You’re All Alone
Dec 14, 2013 • 21 min
The Cyberpunk Librarian returns to talk about a bookmark aggregator that can be yours and yours alone. It’s simple to use, easy to…
01 – The Open Source Writer
Dec 1, 2013 • 32 min
Welcome to the relaunch of the Cyberpunk Librarian podcast! I’m back on the airwaves, or at the very least a wireless router or…
Cyberpunk Librarian – Test Cast
Nov 29, 2013 • 3 min
This is just a test cast to make sure things are working properly with a new feed! But check out cyberpunklibrarian.com for upcoming…