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CILDC, Computers in Libraries talk. …

CILDC, Computers in Libraries talk.
Joe Murphy librarian, Libraryfuture.

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  • Joe you created another great Slide Share about social media networking and libraries. I looked for a few of the applications you mentioned, however it looks like I will have to wait until the applications are available in Cincinnati and also until some of the applications are available for regular pc’s or androids. I hope the landscape doesn’t change while I’m waiting!
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  • Even a rusted book has meaning. A tattered cover. A heavy hard cover. A touched and torn novel: like this copy of Les Mis which I couldn't bear to leave at home and not finish. And I could not bear to lug around. The book is not ripped, the story has just the same impact.
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  • Tech example/ flower blooms. Like a budding flower: a new exciting direction is beautiful in its contrast. And we see its true beauty and place when allowed to bloom.


  • 1. New Trends inContent tech
  • 2. Techs with wide content impact are generally those that thrive at the confluence of trend areas
  • 3. Watching the landscape. A sea of paths.
  • 4. If a tech area meets the following criteria andsurvives to guide content directions then it is of note. Does a particular Is it also a tool of firm technology area application to have revolutionary libraries? impact and an ability to affect the ecosystem of libraries?
  • 5. Every tech direction with impact on expectation is agateway
  • 6. Tech areasFlipboard meets these criteria. - Can be looked to for directions in content tech.Pinterest meets these criteria. Pinterest fosters self curation and visual organization along with collaborative facilitation.Instagram meets these.Aereo meet these.The iPad mini meets these.Last weeks news of Facebook Home meets these.Wearable tech meets these: smart watches.Google Glass meets these.
  • 7. Texture
  • 8. We are still going uphill. And yet it is all downhill from here. (And remember - it is harder to park on a hill - keep driving).
  • 9. Sometimes thesigns are there ... but are not clear
  • 10. The Content tech Landscape is not a grid
  • 11. ... it is a horizon, partially visible
  • 12. Some tech approaches are mistakes
  • 13. Some techs areasare bridges
  • 14. We update what may matter because one day it will matterOngoing tech updates areto be suffered. But it is notenough to suffer. Theymust be felt. Lived.
  • 15. We sometimes need to acknowledge that the story has ended.Priorities of a past environment. Technology lives in a context.
  • 16. This is not a now issue. It is an always issue. Yet this is always about the now. For “forever on” gadgets to forever on innovators.
  • 17. Not all new content tech has a serious pow factor
  • 18. It is about experience.Mobile, real time, on location.
  • 19. That is Instagrams strength. Visual community storytelling.Like libraries: Instagram isabout generating andsharing stories.
  • 20. Like content: Instagram is about digital messages from the real world. Or was it vice versa?
  • 21. Instagram andFacebook is content telling a story ... about contents story
  • 22. Knowing what is in the spotlight?And what has already moved off stage?
  • 23. What a difference maturation makes
  • 24. Flipboard updatehelps to finds its stride
  • 25. Brings social streams and the entirety of the Facebook ecosystem includiinh its tendrils into resources at a primary view
  • 26. Good (traditional) intentions cannot turn a broken escalator into"temporary stairs."
  • 27. The 2nd screen experience is a norm
  • 28. The 2nd screen in the same device is novel
  • 29. in the end what gets us there is the ability to embrace Joe Murphy @libraryfuture
  • 30. Joe MurphyTech Analyst & Trend Spotter for Librarieslibraryfuture@gmail.comTwitter @libraryfuture