Staying afloat in a flood

John J Meier who is based in the U.S writes about how to "Stay afloat" when dealing with the flood of new technology that just seems to keep on coming, he says;

"Librarians need to critically evaluate new technologies to determine if they are useful to professional needs. Whether you call them Web 2.0, emerging technologies, or social networking, the number of new digital tools available is mind-boggling"

Mind-boggling indeed! He finishes his article with a short glossary containing explanations of some of the most well used technologies.