When my colleague, Katherine, rang me up from a meeting to ask me what Service Providers offered Internet in Loudoun County VA, I got her an answer in 30 minutes - with advertised upload and download speed, number of census blocks served, and technology. I tossed in 6 months of speed test results and a … Continue reading My data super-power: I3 Connectivity Explorer
Big shout out to Brad Smith and Carol Ann Browne at Microsoft for their insightful analysis of The Top 10 Tech Issues for 2019. Read their full analysis on Linkedin. Here are the trends to watch according to Brad and Carol Ann: Privacy: Privacy protections deepens in Europe and spreads to the United States. Disinformation: … Continue reading Top 10 Tech Trends for 2019 via Microsoft
As important as libraries have been in the past century, in the past decade, these trusted civic institution is at a juncture. Knowledge is expanding exponentially. People are learning in new ways. Technology is changing ... everything; it is mobile, adaptive and cloud-based. Everyone has the means – although not always the skills - to … Continue reading 2015 Library Trends
Love the practicality of this post. There are so many ways to fill in the gaps for students who cannot afford a device, but programs that build on existing technology investments make sense! Of course, it involves letting go of some control...