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The 8:30 | Things to Know Before You Go (4/15)

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Here’s your daily dose of library-oriented speed-reads to start your day!

 

THE FUTURE IS ROBOCHEF
Hate making dinner? Ready to embrace your Jetson-approved future? Check out this robot chef. The inventors hope to bring a build to consumers in 2017, and it’ll set you back $15,000. Cheaper than most cars, eh? The prospect is tempting.
Jetsons


SHAMELESS SOCIAL MEDIA PLUG ☺
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What are you reading? If you use Goodreads (by the way, they have an app!), join our Falvey Memorial Library group!


against authenticityTHAT NEW BOOK SMELL: NEW HOLDINGS AT FALVEY

Everyone is always telling you to be yourself. This book says otherwise. Simon Feldman, the author of Against Authenticity: why you shouldn’t be yourself, argues that you “should be yourself only if you are a good and reasonable person–otherwise, you should be someone else.”


QUOTE OF THE DAY
“All a man can betray is his conscience.” – Under Western Eyes by Joseph Conrad


HAVE A GREAT DAY!

If you have ideas for inclusion in The 8:30 or to Library News in general, you’re invited to send them to joanne.quinn@villanova.edu.


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