Pogue songs


Jim Michalko describes a talk by David Pogue of the NYT at the American Association of Law Libraries meeting and finishes by pointing to an entertaining video.

Rather than using the end of his session for questions he walked over to an electronic piano keyboard and performed three parody songs about technology – iTunes (to Piano Man), YouTube (to I got you babe) and RIAA (to YMCA). The law librarians waved arms and sang along heartily with this last one. Obviously he didn’t pull this together for AALL – there’s a high quality loop of him performing this at TED here. [ » Blog Archive » “Nothing stays where you put it” Pogue at AALL]

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