Trendspotting September 12, 2007 Richard Akerman
Crossing the Gap <ul><li>We live in the current state </li></ul><ul><li>But we must plan for the target state </li></ul><u...
Some important anniversaries <ul><li>2009: 30 Years of  VisiCalc </li></ul><ul><li>September 15, 2007: 10 Years of  Google...
I learned about the future from Star Trek
I learned about the present from Steve Jobs image Copyright © 2007 Apple Inc.
Trends <ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>Library Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarly Publishing </li></ul>
Science <ul><li>Data and computation intensive science </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large  Hadron   Collider  (LHC) </li></ul></u...
Library Technology <ul><li>ALA LITA Top Tech Trends for Libraries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LITA  blog ,  LITA.org ,  Bookism ...
Scholarly Publishing <ul><li>The march of Open Access continues, with much debate </li></ul><ul><li>CIHR Policy on Access ...
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    1. 1. Trendspotting September 12, 2007 Richard Akerman
    2. 2. Crossing the Gap <ul><li>We live in the current state </li></ul><ul><li>But we must plan for the target state </li></ul><ul><li>We do this all the time </li></ul><ul><li>But where is my flying car? </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural change can be fast </li></ul>
    3. 3. Some important anniversaries <ul><li>2009: 30 Years of VisiCalc </li></ul><ul><li>September 15, 2007: 10 Years of Google .com </li></ul><ul><li>September 28, 2007: 20 Years of Star Trek : Next Generation </li></ul><ul><li>2027: 30 Years of Google </li></ul><ul><li>2034: 30 Years of Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>2035: 30 Years of YouTube </li></ul>
    4. 4. I learned about the future from Star Trek
    5. 5. I learned about the present from Steve Jobs image Copyright © 2007 Apple Inc.
    6. 6. Trends <ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>Library Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarly Publishing </li></ul>
    7. 7. Science <ul><li>Data and computation intensive science </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large Hadron Collider (LHC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bioinformatics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sequence your own genome </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Craig Venter </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>MyDaughtersDNA.org </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Economist article </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proteome , Microbiome </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Library Technology <ul><li>ALA LITA Top Tech Trends for Libraries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LITA blog , LITA.org , Bookism report </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open source ILS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>User created content, peer production, participative web, Web 2.0 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ live where your users are” </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Scholarly Publishing <ul><li>The march of Open Access continues, with much debate </li></ul><ul><li>CIHR Policy on Access to Research Outputs </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing calls for more semantically-rich publications and </li></ul><ul><li>Data-based search and visualisation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// chemgate.emolecules.com / </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Use of video </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Journal of Visualized Experiments ( JoVE ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://bioscreencast.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.scivee.tv/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.planet-scicast.com / </li></ul></ul>

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