Library as Platform & the Respectful Hacker

I’d grown up with online communities, places where the conversation was great but you never got to meet the people you were talking to. And I’d grown up with real-world communities, the people aro...

The Old Farts vs. the Spring Chickens

Cross-posted from Hypermarc I just finished Clay Shirky’s Here Comes Everybody and, while I don’t consider this my typical end of a book type reflection, the last page has resonated with m...

The Myth of the Digital Native

Cross-posted from Hypermarc Bennett, Maton and Kervin do an outstanding job of breaking down the issues surrounding what I’m calling the myth of the digital native in their 2008 paper, The ‘di...

The Hyperlinked School Library – a Reflection

Cross-posted from Hypermarc As is the pattern with me (if you can describe anything I do as having a pattern), I’ve been blogging about aspects of the Hyperlinked Library for the past couple of ...

I <3 David Weinberger

He’s my newest VBFF (is a virtual best friend forever a thing?)  I’ve just finished reading his contribution to the Cluetrain Manifesto.  If you are one of the dedicated few who have hun...

Here Comes Everybody – a reflection – Part 1

Cross posted from Hypermarc As I’ve done in the past, I will be blogging through the process of the reading Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations with a bigger pict...