Brunei keynote Library Futures


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My keynote in Brunei for the Conference on GenNext Libraries held at the Universiti Brunei Darussalam Oct 8, 2012. “Tech Changes & Library Futures.”

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Brunei keynote Library Futures

  1. 1. Tech Changes & Library Futures Joe Murphy Conference on GenNext Libraries Brunei Darussalam Brunei Darussalam
  2. 2. We walk a careful balance
  3. 3. We are all chrysalis
  4. 4. Stuckbetweenyesterdays
  5. 5. Synching Cloud Content Across FormatsWhispersync for voice Synchs Kindle eBooks and Audible audio books on Twitter via @tmradniecki
  6. 6. Tech’s Impact on Content • Revenue for iOS Newsstand (Apple’s mobile digital content portal) quadrupled • iPad users consume 3 times more content than iPhone users
  7. 7. Beyond 3D – the Next Display• Microsoft approved for patent for “Immersive Display Experience”• 360 degree view with peripheral displays bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PG01&s1=20120223885.PGNR.&OS=DN/20120223885RS=DN/20120223885
  8. 8. Bing as default search on Kindle Fire Impacts search strategies and skills of mobile users
  9. 9. Zoom in with guidance
  10. 10. Google Field Trip app combines augmented reality withambient location sensitive real world discovery
  11. 11. 100 Million Active Google+ Users • 400 million Google+ users total. • The key is that Google+ is integrated throughout the Google experience
  12. 12. Foggy roads can still be driven
  13. 13. Google Glass brings display away from the phonescreen and into our field of vision • Take a photo/video • See/send messages • Maps • Voice activated • Heads up display • Reduces disruption to real life • Seamless access to digital world signals-good-things-to-come/
  14. 14. Next stage for Google Glass may include a Watch
  15. 15. Facebook now has 1 Billion Users
  16. 16. More important that 1 Billion Facebook Users 140 Billion Friend ConnectionsInfographic Source: Facebook Newsroom
  17. 17. Facebook Connected Users to 160 Million Visitors to Mobile Apps in March 7/10 of the most profitable iOS apps and 6 of the top ten grossing Android apps are integrated with Facebook over 1billion visits to appstotal
  18. 18. And Content Consumption “Since the launch of music--‐listening applications in September 2011” Source: Facebook Newsroom
  19. 19. Location as a Layer of ConnectionInfographic Source: Facebook Newsroom
  20. 20. More than half of all Facebook Users Utilize it with Mobile Devices Using 7,000 different types of devicesInfographic Source: Facebook Newsroom
  21. 21. Facebook Gifts•A focus on the “Moment.”•The leveraging of connections tofacilitate an action•Adds additional layer of socialrewards to•The integration of a life actioninto Facebook, not the other wayaround
  22. 22. Dropbox/Facebook Groups integration uses socialto extend productivity with cloud
  23. 23. Possible: Facebook Search • Why: – Facebook receives 1 billion search queries / day – CEO hints it is something they want to add in future • Thoughts – Social search has appeal and impact – More growth towards our social connections playing a role in discovery
  24. 24. Sometimes we must crossthrough a tunnel to arrive at ourdestination
  25. 25. Analyze the Full Archive of Tweets trove of data
  26. 26. 1 Billion Smartphones to be Shipped in 2016
  27. 27. Three Dimensional Printing= empowering the user as creator
  28. 28. Mobile PaymentsMoving yet another point of action tothe smart device
  29. 29. Assessing the maturity and realistic outlook forup and coming technologies The Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Tech
  30. 30. Instagram – 100 Million Strong ““It just crossed 100 million users,” Zuckerberg said on stage. “They’re killing it.” users/#VsFjkouChfP90f3h.99 •Added 20 million since July •Instagram started the year with 15 million users •Added 50 million since opening up to Android •22.7 million monthly unique visitors •57th most popular site • 38% increase in unique visitors from June to July Media_Metrix_Ranks_Top_50_U.S._Web_Properties_for_July_2012
  31. 31. Instagram has moredaily active users thanTwitter had 7.3 million active daily users in August, Twitter had 6.9 million The avg Instagram user spent 4.3 hours on the app during August
  32. 32. Nook Media + Microsoft • Microsoft invests in Nook’s college and digital businesses • Spinoff brings Nook eBooks onto Windows 8 • Means more B&N content on the familiar windows platform • Will propel both partners
  33. 33. Nook HD Released
  34. 34. Kindle Paperwhite Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said at the product release, “Paperwhite is the Kindle we’ve always wanted to build....”Special metrics feedback feature Kindle Fire HD • Kindle Free Time • Kindle Serials
  35. 35. Tablets• Apple’s iPad - 17 million worldwide, 69.6% share• Samsung Galaxy line, 2.3 million, 9.2%• Amazon, Kindle Fire,1 million, 4.2%• Barnes & Noble, Nook Tablet,459,000, 1.9%• iPads come to collegeBasketball ( )• iPads replace NFL playbooksSource: IHS iSuppli via
  36. 36. Social on demand musicstreaming service to pay artists$10 per subscriber • (That is, if the artists use theirs social media influence to get fans to register for Rdio)
  37. 37. Cross device accessibility Music streaming service Pandora now works on 600 different devices
  38. 38. PinterestEnabling CurationFacilitatingCollaboration.Focus on VisualDiscovery
  39. 39. Green everywhere, sometimes hiding a water trap
  40. 40. Calling a Truce w/ PaperHelps Evernote free itself from the limits ofdigital and helps free the beloved physicalMoleskine notebooks from the limits of print. Combines Moleskine’s valued aesthetic with digital functionality.
  41. 41. Evernote Business Brings Evernote to Libraries on an Enterprise Level •administrative console to manage account data and users’ access •Notebook directory for sharing content with employees •ability of individual employees to publish collaborative notebooks to the directory •dedicated customer support Importance: Marks a shift beyond the common organic manipulations of this productivity service that some librarians implement by adding software for businesses.
  42. 42. Major companies addPassbook support
  43. 43. Are QR Codes (Still) Dying?Context of major trend of proximity for access • Will remain as long as the camera is universal on smartphones • Libraries can safely continue to invest
  44. 44. Apple as the World’s Most Valuable Company Apple became the most valuable company of all time, closely watch this giant’s impacts in technology and content.Why it Matters to Libraries:The biggest company is a tech company – guiding opportunities and changes ininteraction (service) and access (content).Big enough to set the direction of consumer technology and guide consumerbehavior and expectations.Dominates the arenas of smartphones and tablets, providing opportunities as well aspressures for libraries.Apple is a major digital media provider, making impactful waves in several contentindustry segments, including eBooks.Back to the why:• Be aware of trends as we adapt to the changing world.• Consider this data alongside being personally familiar with the tools and behaviorsof our users for informed refining of current services and planning for future pivots.
  45. 45. Make reservations w/ Foursquare Proactive discovery And robots Twitter user @hnshah
  46. 46. Tech Trend Spotter for LibrariesJoe MurphyTwitter: @libraryfuturelibraryfuture@gmail.com
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