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    • DIGITAL CONVERGENCE & PEOPLE APPS Beth Gallaway Information Goddess Consulting Computers in Libraries, 2008
    • THANK YOU!
      • RESOURCES:
      • Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/informationgoddess29/
      • Links: http://del.icio.us/informationgoddess29
      • CONTACT:
      • Email: beth@informationgoddess.info
      • Text: 603.247-3196
      • Twitter: infogdss29
      • Web: http://informationgoddess.info
    • WHAT DOES IT MEAN?
      • Digital Convergence
        • Cross-platform
        • One format “talks” to another
      • People Apps
        • Social software
        • Connecting people
    • WIDGET
      • Piece of the web imported and embedded to:
      • your desktop
      • your website or blog
      • computer or phone
      • another application
    • IGOOGLE
    • BLOGGER
    • FACEBOOK
    • WHY WIDGETS?
      • One click is too many
      • Cross platform (web standard)
      • No downloads
      • Easy! Copy + paste = embedded widget
    • VIDEO: OLD WAY #1
    • VIDEO: OLD WAY #2
    • VIDEO: NEW WAY! http://alfocus.ala.org/videos/national-library-week-go-fish
    • YOUTUBE EMBED CODE
      • <object width=&quot;425&quot; height=&quot;355&quot;><param name=&quot;movie&quot; value=&quot;http://www.youtube.com/v/JRrFuOr3pPg&hl=en&quot;></param><param name=&quot;wmode&quot; value=&quot;transparent&quot;></param><embed src=&quot;http://www.youtube.com/v/JRrFuOr3pPg&hl=en&quot; type=&quot;application/x-shockwave-flash&quot; wmode=&quot;transparent&quot; width=&quot;425&quot; height=&quot;355&quot;></embed></object>
    • IM: OLD WAY
    • IM: NEW WAY!
    • MEEBO
      • Crossplatform
        • Chatrooms & widget allow communication
      • Convergent
        • Connects all your IM accounts
      http://www.meebome.com
    • STEP 1: NAME & CUSTOMIZE
    • STEP 2: CONNECT
    • STEP 3: GET CODE
    • MEEBO EMBED CODE
      • <!-- Beginning of meebo me widget code.
      • Want to talk with visitors on your page?
      • Go to http://www.meebome.com/ and get your widget! -->
      • <embed src=&quot;http://widget.meebo.com/mm.swf?ioMtISSCVb&quot; type=&quot;application/x-shockwave-flash&quot; wmode=&quot;transparent&quot; width=&quot;190&quot; height=&quot;275&quot;></embed>
    • FORM
    • MEEBO IN THE CATALOG
    • TWITTER
      • Crossplatform
        • Post via web
        • Post via phone
        • Post via IM
      • Cross Application
        • Post via Firefox searchbar
        • Post via Second Life
    • SIGN UP FOR TWITTER
      • Go to http://www.twitter.com
      • Click “Join for Free&quot; to get to the Create a Free Account screen
      • Complete:
        • Username
        • Password
        • Confirm Password
        • Email Address
        • Character recognition
      • Click &quot;I accept. Create my account&quot;
    • GET A BADGE http://twitter.com/badges/
    • TWITTER EMBED CODE
      • <div style=&quot;width:176px;text-align:center&quot;> <embed src=&quot;http://twitter.com/flash/twitter_badge.swf” flashvars=” color1=52428&type=user&id=10001&quot; quality =&quot;high&quot; width=&quot;176&quot; height=&quot;176” name= &quot;twitter_badge&quot; align=&quot;middle” allowScriptAccess=&quot;always&quot; wmode= &quot;transparent&quot; type=&quot;application/x-shockwave-flash&quot; pluginspage=&quot;http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer&quot; /><br><a style=&quot;font-size: 10px; color: #00CCCC; text-decoration: none&quot; href=&quot;http://twitter.com/infogdss29&quot;>follow infogdss29 at http://twitter.com</a></div>
    • TWITTER LIBRARY USE: NEBRASKA LIBRARY COMMISSION
      • Tracking questions/stats:
      http://twitter.com/NLC_Reference
    • TWITTER LIBRARY USE: READING (MA) PUBLIC LIBRARY
      • Another way to do reference:
      http://twitter.com/andreamercado
    • SIGN UP FOR SECOND LIFE
      • Go to http://www.secondlife.com
      • Review minimum system requirements!
      • Click “Join”
      • Complete:
        • Name
        • DOB
        • Email address
    • SL TWEETS HUD http://www.sltweets.com/
    • SL TWEETS COMMANDS
      • help – Get help
      • ##### setup <username> <password> Register and store your username & password
      • post <message> Post your message
      • show (hide) - Show or hide the HUD
      • note <note> Store note
      • tag <tag,tag,tag> - Store tags
      • reset - Resets the SLTweets hud
      • user - Display stored Username
      • usersite – Visit SLTweets.com Users Web Site
      • channel <channel> - Change command channel
      • search <criteria> - Search your tweets, notes & tags
    • TWEETING ON THE DESK
    • WHY TWEET FROM SL?
      • Reference statistics
      • Archive becomes FAQs
      • Bookmark locations
      • Raises visibility
      • Connect to users
      http://twitter.com/ceru
    • THE FUTURE OF WIDGETS
      • IM to & from virtual worlds
      • Transference of “physical” widgets
      • Virtual dollars to real dollars
      • Widgets on every webpage!
    • THANK YOU!
      • RESOURCES:
      • Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/informationgoddess29/
      • Links: http://del.icio.us/informationgoddess29
      • CONTACT:
      • Email: beth@informationgoddess.info
      • Text: 603.247-3196
      • Twitter: infogdss29
      • Web: http://informationgoddess.info