Note from Michael: This article & interview was originally published last year in Digitale Biblioteek.
Seth Godin has been writing and speaking about marketing, the new landscape of the Web paired with emerging social media and the increasing power of consumer “word of mouth.” His books include The Big Red Fez: How to [...]
Web 3.0 from Kate Ray on Vimeo.
“Burst the bounds of any physical library.”
This is absolutely essential viewing for library folk AND library students!
It is not hard to see that technology has been changing the way we access music. In The Future of Music: Manifesto for the Digital Music Revolution, David Kusek and Gerd Leonard propose a world where music is delivered wirelessly, based on music preferences, for a fee (similar to paying for electricity, gas, or cable television). [...]
One of the many delights of U Game U Learn 10 was meeting Michael Edson, Director of Web and New Media Strategy for the Smithsonian Institution.
His brilliant talk on the the Smithsonian Commons project really got me thinking about museums, content and participation. In fact, in Berlin one of the most notable conversations I [...]
Lots of link and tweet love for this already but its cleverness is spot on. Watch the whole thing.
Brian Herzog writes:
I had heard of libraries using both Redbox and Netflix, but never really gave it too much though. So I was kind of surprised at my response to my director:
Maybe this is just a reaction based on the kind of day this has been, but I have mostly negative feelings [...]
Don’t miss this new blog from American Libraries & Jason Griffey:
http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/perpetualbeta (Hey – is there a feed for this blog available? Am I missing it?)
This space will be a place where you will be able to find the very edge of new technologies, as well as tips and tricks about how [...]
It’s that time again! The semester in LIS768 always ends with group projects. The students self-select their topics and groups and design a presentation or prototype.
Exploring Second Life
Two students who had never visited Second Life explored and created a presentation on their findings.
Privacy and the Internet
This group presented an [...]
Via all sorts of wonderful bloggers comes this video prototyping the future of Sports Illustrated. Karl Fisch had this to say:
More evidence that the way we interact with “text” is changing. To combine and paraphrase something I’ve heard David Warlick say more than once with something Jason Ohler says:
We need to [...]