One of the BEST things I’ve read about e-books in a long time:
In this transitional time, public libraries should aim for the future and invest in toolsets and programming that help their communities produce and participate in new digital works, not simply consume them. To make something is to understand something. If you build [...]
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The share of adult cell phone owners who have downloaded an app nearly doubled in the past two years –from 22% in September 2009 to 38% in August 2011 – according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. When adults whose phones came preloaded with apps [...]
This video inspires me. Have you seen it?
For my interview at SJSU and for my recent Trends & tech talks, I’m framing the discussion around the four thematic areas above. The slides from my Trends talk at New Jersey Library Association expand on the areas – I cannot believe I haven’t posted them:
Part 1: Defining “Social Reading”
“Social reading,” as a concept, is actually quite simple: people want to share what they have read with other people and receive feedback about their thoughts and ideas. Technology is the great enabler for social reading, and the natural place for this activity to cultivate. Social reading has several key [...]
Gerard Bierens writes:
I noticed the qr code shirt, nice. Look at what we did to launch our new searchengine: http://www.youtube.com/fontyslibrary
What do you make of this “glass-centric” vision of the future? This video also offers some thought provoking images and ideas for a vision of 21st Century information behavior.
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