News from the new coffeehouses

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A presentation by David Smith at the Eduserv Symposium 2009 in London.

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    1. 1. News from the New Coffeehouses What happens now our audiences are communities and our content is valued by its ability to drive a conversation? Enlightenment: meeting to discuss “L’Encyclopédie” . [Photograph]. Retrieved May 13, 2009, from Britannica Student Encyclopædia: http://student.britannica.com/elementary/art-86997 ]
    2. 2. Structure: Inspiration The new coffeehouses 1 Dashboards and Networks The new Coffeehouses 2 Devices… What does this mean? Close
    3. 3. A vision of Students today: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGCJ46vyR9o
    4. 10. How can CABI help gun owning survivalists?
    5. 12. “ We have never before had a single platform which could scale from conversation to broadcast and all points between, but social media gives us that -- it's like your telephone could turn into a radio, depending on how you configured it” Clay Shirky http://thepenguinblog.typepad.com/the_penguin_blog/2008/01/special-guest-p.html
    6. 13. 2001 iPhone image goes here... Actually, your telephone can do a fair bit more than that nowadays...
    7. 14. And now, a short film about a boy, a girl and a piece of high technology... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-4zfs3dGY8
    8. 19. What does this mean for identity management? Scholarly Information University Browser based management? Firefox (Weave to manage id?) Web App Management? Mendeley? Academia.edu? Netvibes? iGoogle? Facebook? Device Management? iPhone? Kindle? Publishers Other Sources Of Scholarly Information There’s a choice… Student… Researcher… The other 80% ?
    9. 20. In the Information Economy everything is plentiful - except attention <ul><li>&quot;In a few years you may be able to carry the Library of Congress around in your hip pocket. So? You're never gonna read the Library of Congress. You'll die long before you access one tenth of one percent of it. What's important --- increasingly important --- is the process by which you figure out what to look at . This is the beginning of the real and true economics of information. Not who owns the books, who prints the books, who has the holdings. The crux here is access , not holdings. And not even access itself, but the signposts that tell you what to access --- what to pay attention to . In the Information Economy everything is plentiful --- except attention.&quot; Bruce Sterling </li></ul>
    10. 21. The Street finds its own uses for things - uses the manufacturers never imagined... William Gibson http://www.voidspace.org.uk/cyberpunk/gibson_rocketradio.shtml
    11. 22. Thank you <ul><li>. </li></ul>

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