Category Archives: Technology

Chattanooga’s on the right track

When everyone is capable of creating and distributing content, what can a library look like? An answer might be found in Tennessee. Blessed with a progressive mayor who wanted to make the library his legacy in a city that made … Continue reading

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what keeps me up at night?

One need not venture far into the social media and news sphere to see that funding cuts to libraries are very much in the news and the minds of librarians across the country. No doubt this news is keeping some … Continue reading

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play’s the thing

Today’s velocity of change seems like something out of Lewis Carroll’s Original Tale. When my son was born in 1997, only 18% of families had Internet in their homes; we had a dial-up modem for our one shared computer. By … Continue reading

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When does 2 + 2 = 5?

According to visionary engineer, Ross Mitchell, 2+2=5. And as an engineer, he knows something about math. I recently had the opportunity to learn more about Ross Mitchell and the Mitchell Odyssey Foundation (MOF). On November 3rd, math, science and technology … Continue reading

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The Open Data Learning Summit – What has happened since September?

Originally posted on the DataBC site on 17 October, 2012 On September 21st, 2012, in partnership with the  BC Libraries Cooperative and the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia, the Ministry of Education’s Libraries and Literacy Branch developed a one-day summit to explore … Continue reading

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