I am at the Sun-PASIG meeting today and learning lots – including about the new S3 storage module for iRODS and the new advanced functionality of Islandora (use as an almost cyberenvironment – kind of like hubzero).
The IU StateWide IT Conference kicked off today with the Local Service Provider Day. I am excited about tomorrow’s session as Don Tapscott, author of Wikinomics and Growing Up Digital, will be the keynote speaker.
So I just ordered a new Sony P Series 688 lifestyle pc. Want to get it and see how Win7 works on it. Hoping it will cut down the weight in my briefcase.
Today on American University’s Public Radio (WAMU) Kojo Nnamdi Show, my favorite librarian, Pat Steele, is talking about the future of libraries. I am looking forward to listening to this show on my flight home – am glad that they make it available online –
and you can look for it on itunes – kojo nnamdi show.
Interesting piece from Dan Greenstein of UCOP on the Future of Libraries – http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/09/24/libraries – not all that surprising really.