Day 3 here, and we’ve got K.R. Roberto!
Librarian Wardrobe: Tell us briefly about your position and what you do. Have you always been in similar positions during your library career? If not, what other areas have you been in?
K.R. Roberto: I’m a cataloger.
LW: Describe your style….
[News reports on the murders of trans women are transmisogynist as they are rife with misgendering, using the wrong name, and stating the killers’ claims of what happened as if they were fact. I have rewritten the news report of the Christmas Eve death of a…
I WILL PEE ON EVERYTHING YOU HOLD DEAR IN THIS WORLD.
RF-enabled app locates lost objects or children
We’ve recently seen RFID technology used to help farmers track cows and locate children. Now, recently launched Bikn enables consumers to find lost objects, pets or children with a system consisting of an RF-enabled iPhone case, multiple tags and an app. READ MORE…
Trying to get back to the only life he knew: Luis Luna, 20, was smuggled to the U.S. from Mexico when he was 3. He grew up, went to school, found jobs. Then the Washington state resident was deported after a cop pulled him over for a broken headlight. He hopes to return on the undercarriage of a boxcar.
It had been nine months since Luna was deported from the U.S., where he had lived since his mother smuggled him from Mexico when he was a toddler. In America, he played point guard on an intramural basketball team, grilled burgers at a McDonald’s and looked forward to the senior prom. In Mexico, he had no family. He was a stranger sleeping on the streets, scruffy and destitute.
Photo: Nogales, Mexico — Lying prostrate across the rails, Luis Luna nervously tries to figure out how to crawl up into the undercarriage of a freight car. He’s done it before, but he has only seconds before the U.S.-bound automobile carrier starts moving again. Credit: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times
“Unregistered, uninsured car and no health insurance, so we didn’t wreck our car or get sick.”