Top Tech Trends returns for ALA Annual Anaheim, along with the LITA President’s Program, Tony Hey from Microsoft Research delivering “The Fourth Paradigm: Data-Intensive Research, Digital Scholarship and Implications for Libraries”. We are broadcasting live all afternoon: broadcasting on Ustream
LITA will be live streaming the biggest programs of the conference to your desktop. You can view the streams embedded here on the LITA blog, or visit our ustream channel. This year’s stream includes Top Tech Trends, the President’s Program, and the Ultimate Debate.
In an effort to reach out to the library technology community and provide better services, LITA (the Library and Information Technology Association) is interested in how LITA members and non-members perceive the association. Please take just a few short minutes out of your day to let us know what’s on your mind.
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 UponThe Deep and A Deepness in the Sky, Vinge examines the concept of the technological singularity, a theoretical point where machine intelligence overtakes human intelligence, and does so in ways that play with information systems and processes. In Rainbows End, Vinge explores one potentially very real future for libraries in which we live in a world of complete information immersion. Jason Griffey interviews Vernor Vinge; futurist, author, thinker, and visionary. This program was recorded live on Saturday, January 8th 2011 at 1pm in the San Diego Convention Center. Sponsored by LITA’s Imagineering Interest Group.
The archived video of Top Tech Trends is now available on the LITA Ustream Channel.
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.
Complete video is now available for this year’s Top Tech Trends panel. Watch now!
LJ gives commentary and congratulations to Top Tech Trends for its innovative live broadcasting of this Midwinter’s conversation with LITA trendsters, and sees a model for future ALA events and conferences.
Join the live blog of Top Tech Trends on Sunday, 8am-10am (MST). Follow the conversation, post questions and comments, and view multimedia content of the session.