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Internet & Privacy

Here’s a presentation I am doing for a discussion program at the the Anchorage Public Library and Haines Borough Public Library via the OWL video network.

Thanks for Jessie in Haines and Stacia in Anchorage for organizing this and for everyone who attended.  I thought we had some great discussion.

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DYI Digital Signage

I am doing a 7 minute presentation at the LITA Lightning Rounds at ALA on Saturday, June 29, 2013, 10:30am.  I will share how to use a $38  minicomputer, a TV, and blogging software to create an inexpensive digital signage.  Here’s a link to the slideshow:

Welcome to the World

About 12 hours old

Another addition to the family, our second grandson. Rory was born on December 8th and is doing fine. His parents and brother moved in with us a few months ago after they returned from Taiwan, so Rory makes six. It’s great having a full, noisyjoyful house!

Older brother Sydney learning mad skills at the library with grandpa

How to Escape the Information Bubble

I’m doing a presentation with my colleague Judy Green called “Search Engine Secrets and the Information Bubble” at the Pacific Northwest Library Association Conference which is in Anchorage this year. My part of the presentation is about how to escape the bubble.

Discovery in Fairbanks

I’m giving a presentation at the library conference in Fairbanks this weekend called “Web Scale Discovery Services: The Hype, The Promise, The Reality” about implementing Summon at our library. Here’s a link to the slideshow: