Month: June 2008

Blogging the ALA Privacy Panel

I was invited to be a blogger for the Privacy: Is it Time for a Revolution? panel happening this Sunday from 1:30-3:00 in room 201D at the convention center. Speakers will be Cory Doctorow, Dan Roth from Wired, and Beth…

Working towards more public books, fewer orphan works

Public domain determination becomes clearer cut, more books entering the public domain thanks to … Google? Jacob Kramer-Duffield explains how Google and Project Gutenberg and the Distributed Proofreaders put their book-scanning and OCR-ing smarts into trying to solve the thorny…

My ALA – Anaheim version

Walt says what I’d be saying if I were even at the “Hey I’m going to ALA” post yet. See you in Anaheim? Say Hi. I’m terrible with names and still an introvert, but I’m almost always approachable and ready…

Web 1.0 vs. Web 2.0 – an analysis of difference

A good article to add to any bibliography about Web 2.0 [and by extention, Library 2.0]. Key differences between Web 1.0 and Web 2.0 on Frist Monday. Web 2.0 is a buzzword introduced in 2003–04 which is commonly used to…