Technology is often viewed as a double edged sword: it makes life easier but it also has the power to threaten jobs, privacy, and human connections. Yale University & Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute polled industry experts in 2016 and found that machine intelligence (A.I.) will replace all human jobs by 2136. Despite statistics like […]
Coming soon to the LITA blog: the results of the LITA Personas Task Force. The initial report contains a number of useful persona types and was submitted to the LITA Board at the ALA Midwinter 2017 conference. Look for reports on the process and each of the persona types here on the LITA blog starting […]
The video for Saturday’s interview with noted science fiction author Verner Vinge is now available on the LITA Ustream Channel. The complete interview runs for about two hours and is available in part 1 and part 2. The work of Vernor Vinge pushes information and technology to its incredible, but possible, conclusions. In A Fire […]
The full video and slides for Ross Singer’s closing Forum keynote, “The Linked Library Data Cloud: it’s time to stop thinking and start linking,” is now available. Watch now!
In today’s keynote address at LITA Forum, Roy Tennant talks about the context for understanding cloud computing and makes the case for incorporating into our computing strategy for the library. Catch the whole video, with slides, on ustream.
As promised, here’s the first of the three Keynote videos from LITA Forum 2009. It’s not perfect, as we tried several different strategies throughout filming the various keynotes…try and frame the speaker and the screen wasn’t great, so in later videos we just concentrated on the speaker. In any case, I hope you enjoy! The […]
And last in the audio keynote podcast series: Liz Lawley Keep an eye on these pages for video, coming as quickly as my little mac will render it.
The second in the cavalcade of audio keynote podcasts from LITA Forum 2009: David Weinberger
Here’s the first of the audio Keynote podcasts from LITA Forum 2009! Joan Lippincott
Introducing the Keynote Media Series from LITA Forum 2009! First up we’ll have the audio from the Keynote presentations by Joan Lippincott, David Weinberger, and Liz Lawley, followed up in the next week or so with video of those same keynotes! Some people prefer audio, some video, so we’re gonna give you the best of […]