The Lost Art of Conversation

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 […]

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Ultimate Debate 2008

Thanks to the Internet Resources and Services Interest Group (IRSIG), there was another Ultimate Debate panel at ALA Annual 2008. The title this year was “There’s No Catalog like No Catalog”, and we are remarkably lucky that we were able to get a full recording of the debate for podcast here on LITABlog. Enjoy!

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Building and supporting Koha

Building and Support Koha, an open-source ILS Saturday June 28th, 2008, 10:30-12:00 Hyatt Regency Orange County John Houser, Senior Technology Consultant for PALINET, and Johsua Ferraro, CEO of Liblime, set out to answer common questions about open-source ILS systems with a focus on Liblime’s support for Koha. The format was an interview, and the resulting […]

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2008 LITA Elections: Michelle Frisque

For the last of the LITA Election podcasts, we have one of the two candidates for LITA Vice President/President-Elect. Last up in this year’s election podcasts, but certainly not least, is Michelle Frisque. We hope that you enjoy the podcast, that it helps you to decide who you would like to see among LITA’s leadership […]

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2008 LITA Elections: David Bretthauer

And finally we have the two candidates for LITA Vice President/President-Elect. First up (again, alphabetically) is David Bretthauer. We hope that you enjoy the podcast, that it helps you to decide who you would like to see among LITA’s leadership in the upcoming year, and that you let us know both things. Don’t forget: Polls […]

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2008 LITA Elections: Lorre Smith

First up in our 2008 LITA Elections podcast are the candidates for Director-at-Large, and next among the candidates is Lorre Smith. We hope that you enjoy the podcast, that it helps you to decide who you would like to see among LITA’s leadership in the upcoming year, and that you let us know both things. […]

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2008 LITA Elections: Billy Kwan

First up in our 2008 LITA Elections podcast are the candidates for Director-at-Large, and next among the candidates is Billy Kwan. We hope that you enjoy the podcast, that it helps you to decide who you would like to see among LITA’s leadership in the upcoming year, and that you let us know both things. […]

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2008 LITA Elections: Colleen Cuddy

First up in our 2008 LITA Elections podcast are the candidates for Director-at-Large, and next among the candidates is Colleen Cuddy. We hope that you enjoy the podcast, that it helps you to decide who you would like to see among LITA’s leadership in the upcoming year, and that you let us know both things. […]

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2008 LITA Elections: Mona Couts

First up in our 2008 LITA Elections podcasts are the candidates for Director-at-Large, and first among the candidates (alphabetically, at least!) is Mona Couts. Hope that you enjoy the podcast, that it helps you to decide who you would like to see among LITA’s leadership in the upcoming year, and that you let us know […]

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