Evolve or Die. Evolve and Die.
the false dichotomy of tech
by Jessamyn West
Do Librarians Dream of Electric Books?
Dream #1 - the building
Dream #2 - the ability
The Day to Day Non-Dream
A story of two librarians
knows reference sources
What we learn at work
Evolution is rapid
Physical prowess beats accumulated "knowledge"
You are a change agent, to heck with Ranganathan
Putting a price tag on progress is parsimonious and backwards-thinking
Computers make us smart.
What we learn in the wild
Evolution takes place gradually over time
Resourcefulness will beat out raw physical traits
Good neighbors won't kill and eat you
The value of thrift
A computer is of little use to a man trapped in a tiger pit [aka right tool, right job]
Let's Be Real
The truth, as always, lies somewhere in between.