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Set the World on Fire – Innovating Libraries

04.15.2013 · Posted in Innovation, Presentations

This is am much delayed posting of a keynote I delivered at the Colorado Association of Libraries conference in Keystone last October. The theme of the conference was Ready, Set, Go! Innovating Colorado Libraries. Set the World on Fire, keynote, Colorado Association of Libraries from Bobbi Newman References Rogers, E. M. (2003).  Diffusion of Innovations, New York: Free Press. Read more [...] ...

TechSoup Global Contributors Summit Notes

02.20.2011 · Posted in Conferences, Echo Chamber, Innovation

Last week I had the honor of attending the TechSoup Global Contributors Summit. When I received the invitation from Sarah at TechSoup for Libraries I knew I had to go for several reason including escaping the echo chamber and it was at the Microsoft campus in Silicon Valley. :-) Some background about TechSoup: TechSoup is a nonprofit with ...

Even With the Sacred Printing Press, We Got Erotic Novels 150 Years Before We Got Scientific Journals.

07.06.2010 · Posted in Innovation

Clay Shirky talks about cognitive surplus in this Ted talk. Now it's tempting to want to get the Ushahidis without the LOLcats, right, to get the serious stuff without the throwaway stuff. But media abundance never works that way. Freedom to experiment means freedom to experiment with anything. Even with the sacred printing press, we ...