Join the Novare Library Services’ team as they take a look back at 2013 and discuss the biggest successes, trends and even share some technologies that you may have missed while providing a glimpse into what to look forward to in the upcoming year.
What will be the top technology trends of 2014 – join us to find out!
Diana Silveira is the President of Novare Library Services, a company that focuses on web, mobile and infrastructure services for libraries. Previous to starting Novare Library Services, she was the Virtual Reference Manager for Florida’s Ask a Librarian Service and coordinator for Florida’s Statewide Delivery System. She presents regularly on implementing technology, best practices and privacy issues online. She also works with libraries to deploy new technologies and develop new mobile and desktop websites.
Chad Mairn ~ (http://www.slideshare.net/chadmairn)
Chad Mairn is a librarian, teacher, author and ‘technophile’ who frequently shares his enthusiasm for ‘all-things technology’ as a speaker at library and technology conferences. He is an Information Services Librarian and adjunct professor at St. Petersburg College in Florida and is also the Chief Technology Officer at Novare Library Services, a company he co-founded, and whose goal is “to create custom underlying tools to help libraries interact with users, stay true to their goals and to thrive in the 21st century.
TECH TRENDS TO
Presenters: Chad Mairn and
Diana Silveira, Novare
Highlight the “best” technologies of 2013.
Discuss what is just over the horizon.
Real-time collaborative notebook available
“There are more tablets and phones being sold than personal
computers.” – Eric Schmidt
So, when will
tablets/smartphones be “free?”
Eventually, customers will be
charged ONLY to use/access
services on those device[s]?
WEB DESIGN TRENDS
• Fonts with personality
• Flat design
• Large hero areas quickly killing sliders
• Focus on mobile!
• Videos in place of text
• Long scrolling sites
• Simple color schemes
• Simplified content
• Dropping the sidebar
• Manipulated imagery
• Extras (e.g., parallax scrolling, HTML5 timed animation etc.)
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prototyping platform based on flexible,
easy-to-use hardware and software.
It's intended for artists, designers,
hobbyists, and anyone interested in
creating interactive objects or
… is a credit-card sized
computer that plugs into your
TV and a keyboard. It’s a
capable little PC It also plays
LITTLE BITS ARE AN OPEN SOURCE LIBRARY OF
ELECTRONIC MODULES THAT SNAP TOGETHER
WITH TINY MAGNETS FOR PROTOTYPING,
LEARNING, AND FUN.
Also, check out Synth Kit at http://littlebits.cc/kits/synth-kit
Check out the Maker Cookbook http://goo.gl/XUG9IU
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THAT YOU WILL
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