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Focus on the Future

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Presentation for BALIS, March 4th 2011. Focus on the Future: Children, eBooks, and the path to digital

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Focus on the Future

  1. 1. focus on the future children, ebooks, and the path to digital
  2. 2. let’s start with a story
  3. 3. once upon a time...
  4. 4. there was a princess...
  5. 5. the princessloved stories
  6. 6. but the princess also loved screens
  7. 7. all sortsof screens
  8. 8. she likedinteractive stories
  9. 9. and as she ages, I’m betting she reads a lot more on a screen than on paper
  10. 10. four issues for libraries
  11. 11. content vs container
  12. 12. personal electronics are personal
  13. 13. digital divide
  14. 14. smartphones will dominate
  15. 15. cost to manufacture
  16. 16. Less than 10%
  17. 17. Less than 10%
  18. 18. interface is everything
  19. 19. iOS
  20. 20. iPad 2
  21. 21. android
  22. 22. first generation
  23. 23. happily ever after?
  24. 24. thank you
  25. 25. Jason GriffeyEmail: griffey@gmail.comSite: jasongriffey.netgVoice: 423-443-4770Twitter: @griffeyOther: Perpetual Beta ALA TechSource Head of Library Information Technology http://pinboard.in/u:griffey/ University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

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