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ALA 2010: Making the Digital Experience More Human

Monday, June 28th, 2010

I had a fantastic time presenting at ALA with David Lee King, John Blyberg and Bobbi Newman about crafting digital experiences. So many thanks to everyone in attendance for all your fantastic questions. The social anthropologist in maintains the belief that community develops one step at a time. What steps are you taking to establish […]

Be D.C.-ing You.

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

I wasn’t originally going to go to ALA this year. I feel like it’s easy to get tunnel vision from hearing only the library’s perspective time and again. Since MPOW’s travel budget is relatively limited, I figured I’d let other staff members get the opportunity to check it out. But then 2 things happened: fewer […]

Plan C: Tech Trends Beyond Social Networking and Web 2.0

Monday, May 17th, 2010

I gave a presentation this morning at the Dupage Library System as part of their “Libraries @ The Tipping Point” system-wide training day. While I think the future’s going to look more similar to the present than we might initially think, it’s fun to speculate on how the tech we currently use will evolve in […]

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