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Technology Trends of 2014

  1. 1. TOP TECHNOLOGY TRENDS 2014 PRESENTER: DIANA SILVEIRA NOVARE LIBRARY SERVICES
  2. 2. CLASS RESOURCES • Slideshare.net/dee987 • Delicious.com/dee987
  3. 3. AGENDA Highlight the top technology trends of 2013. Discuss what is just over the horizon. Have fun!
  4. 4. TABLET WARS
  5. 5. EBOOKS • Continued Growth of Ebooks • Rise of Independent Authors Image from http://goo.gl/nRYJbN and http://goo.gl/q6lAaY
  6. 6. PRIVACY, DATA AND SECURITY
  7. 7. HACKERS: DATA THEFT/SPYING WILL GET WORSE BEFORE IT GETS ANY BETTER! Image from http://goo.gl/nLs3LB
  8. 8. NSA AND DATA COLLECTION
  9. 9. SELLING METADATA Image from http://goo.gl/oH6Vmj
  10. 10. Now that you are completely freaked out …
  11. 11. Digital Natives
  12. 12. RISE OF SOCIAL MEDIA ALTERNATIVES & COLLABORATION TOOLS Image from http://goo.gl/UDNOe7
  13. 13. https://vine.co/ http://instagram.com/ http://www.whatsapp.com/ https://twitter.com/ http://www.pinterest.com/ https://www.tumblr.com/
  14. 14. Google+ Hangouts Google Hangouts Facebook Messenger FaceTime
  15. 15. MOBILE PAYMENTS Image from http://goo.gl/nbWcCu
  16. 16. MOBILE PAYMENT OPTIONS • • • • Bitcoin Near Field Communication Person-to-person payments Mobile donations Virtual currency Coin Google Wallet Library card future?
  17. 17. INTEGRATION OF VIRTUAL AND REAL WORLDS
  18. 18. WEARABLE TECH
  19. 19. INTERNET OF THINGS Image from http://goo.gl/jHd98
  20. 20. • • Text and Email Alerts for Doors and Windows • Control Your Lights • WIRED HOMES Thermostat Controlled by Smart Phones Talk to your appliances
  21. 21. MAKERSPACES Image from http://flic.kr/p/bAA1mi , http://goo.gl/PdhlMp
  22. 22. WHAT IS A MAKERSPACE? • 3D Printers • Physical Computing (Robotics) • Programming • Creation Space
  23. 23. 3D PRINTERS
  24. 24. WHAT CAN YOU PRINT? Images from - http://goo.gl/AVMZgM , http://goo.gl/6jUnf1, http://goo.gl/ODoaXv
  25. 25. Image: http://goo.gl/ata5m0 Video: http://goo.gl/e2YhAU
  26. 26. Sources for templates: http://www.thingiverse.com/ Smithsonian http://www.3dhippy.com/ ** Free Design Software: http://www.blender.org http://www.sketchup.com/ ** = cheap not free Image from http://goo.gl/18iD7q
  27. 27. CODE-INS & HACKSPACES GOOGLE SUMMER OF CODE: HTTP://GOO.GL/NXHPGA HACKERSPACES.ORG, HTTP://GOO.GL/BJWL8D
  28. 28. CODE FOR AMERICA Bringing together local governments and technologists to make better cities for everyone
  29. 29. Entry Level Robotics … is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. It's intended for artists, designers, hobbyists, and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments. http://www.arduino.cc/ … is a credit-card sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. It’s a capable little PC It also plays high-definition video. http://www.raspberrypi.org/ Little bits are an open source library of electronic modules that snap together with tiny magnets for prototyping, learning, and fun. http://littlebits.cc/
  30. 30. MAKERSPACES IN ACTION OCLC: http://tic.ocls.info/?page_id=1368 Detroit: http://goo.gl/sbhaJW More examples: http://goo.gl/iOUabk
  31. 31. http://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/
  32. 32. THE COOL THING ABOUT MAKERSPACES IS THAT YOU WILL HAVE A SPACE TO INCLUDE INTERESTING TECHNOLOGIES THAT ARE NOT EVEN INVENTED YET!
  33. 33. WEB DESIGN TRENDS
  34. 34. • • • • • • • • • • • WEB DESIGN TRENDS TO WATCH Focus on mobile! Large hero areas quickly killing sliders Videos in place of text Long scrolling sites Fonts with personality Flat design Simple color schemes Simplified content Dropping the sidebar Manipulated imagery Extras (e.g., parallax scrolling, HTML5 timed animation etc.) Source: http://goo.gl/RdKqa8
  35. 35. CONTEXTUAL SEARCH “For instance, a normal search for sushi might turn up a Wikipedia page or various websites about sushi. If one were to look up sushi from a phone through a contextualized mobile search, it could conceivably return nearby sushi restaurants with review, advertisements and coupons.” – Mashable http://goo.gl/kV5Q0x
  36. 36. GAMIFICATION FourSquare bought by Microsoft Yelp, Facebook Check-in Location-based searching Gamifying your website (Captain Up) Library game Image from http://goo.gl/Eo4ezO
  37. 37. Passport A learning system that demonstrates academic achievement through customized badges. http://www.itap.purdue.edu/studio/passport
  38. 38. SERIOUSLY EXPLORE Source/Access/Learnin g
  39. 39. GREAT OPEN SOURCE PROJECTS • EduOnGo • Koha and VuFind • Calibre • WordPress • ProjectLibre • Firefox • Android • GitHub • Code Academy
  40. 40. Crowdsourcing Image from http://goo.gl/dJHqAH
  41. 41. CROWDSOURCING 101 • Kickstarter, Indiegogo • On Kickstarter, 44% of projects are funded • Great way to bring library projects to life • “Most successfully funded projects raise less than $10,000”…but that is changing Image from http://dbrabham.wordpress.com
  42. 42. NET NEUTRALITY & MERGERS  Comcast and Time Warner Merger. A monopoly?  Net Neutrality could change the fundamental way the web works Anxiety over ISPs slowing or blocking access to Netflix and other bandwidth gluttons has surged since a federal court gutted FCC net neutrality rules last month. In the wake of the ruling, there appears to be nothing stopping Verizon, for example, from charging Netflix a toll to transmit data. Verizon, the plaintiff in the case, recently told The Washington Post: “We treat all traffic equally, and that has not changed.” But legally, it seems, the telecom giant is free to change its mind. - Wired 02.12.14, http://goo.gl/mhQnr8
  43. 43. WHAT SHOULD NOT BE ON THIS LIST? WHAT SHOULD BE ON THIS LIST?
  44. 44. WHAT ARE YOU PLANNING IN 2014?
  45. 45. Contact Information Diana Silveira Diana@novarelibrary.com delicious.com/dee987 Slideshare.net/dee987 facebook.com/NovareLibraryServices 877-816-9638

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