Hello, my name is @hughrundle and I will     be your #valalib speaker today.
Technolustthe fifth column of the information counter-revolution                        27 March 2013
A library is a system                        for sharing ideas.
• Preservation• Openness• Freedom• Privacy
•   the adjacent possible•   liquid networks•   the slow hunch•   serendipity•   error•   exaptation•   platforms
The most important question we need to   ask of any given technology is not       “What are the features?”              bu...
I dont want to be part of a profession  that doesnt make things any more.
What sort of library lends books that           self-destruct?
What sort of library extends access toinformation by allowing publishers to              restrict it?
What sort of library finds it acceptable   for an algorithm to determine whatinformation its members are allowed to       ...
What sort of library encourages itscommunity to invade their own privacy?
What sort of library are you going to                build?
Questions? Comments? Critiques?              tw: @hughrundle              adn: @hughrundle          e: hugh@hughrundle.net...
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  1. 1. Hello, my name is @hughrundle and I will be your #valalib speaker today.
  2. 2. Technolustthe fifth column of the information counter-revolution 27 March 2013
  3. 3. A library is a system for sharing ideas.
  4. 4. • Preservation• Openness• Freedom• Privacy
  5. 5. • the adjacent possible• liquid networks• the slow hunch• serendipity• error• exaptation• platforms
  6. 6. The most important question we need to ask of any given technology is not “What are the features?” but rather “What are the consequences?”
  7. 7. I dont want to be part of a profession that doesnt make things any more.
  8. 8. What sort of library lends books that self-destruct?
  9. 9. What sort of library extends access toinformation by allowing publishers to restrict it?
  10. 10. What sort of library finds it acceptable for an algorithm to determine whatinformation its members are allowed to access?
  11. 11. What sort of library encourages itscommunity to invade their own privacy?
  12. 12. What sort of library are you going to build?
  13. 13. Questions? Comments? Critiques? tw: @hughrundle adn: @hughrundle e: hugh@hughrundle.net All images public domain or CC licensed.References, full text and further reading available at hughrundle.net soon.

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