Archive for June, 2010

Corey Harper seems to have started a collection of statements taken out of context, some of which I’ll share here: “If it’s not fish it has to be linked data” –Jennifer Bowen “I’m too far underground to know where I am” –Jon Phipps

By Jon, June 26, 2010, 10:16 am (UTC-5)

When I used the word “curmudgeon” in my previous post, I had an apparently uncommon definition in mind: unflinching truth teller. I’ve actually taken minute pleasure in thinking of myself that way ever since, in the not-so-long ago I asked my new boss what my new role on the team would be and, knowing me, [...]

By Jon, June 26, 2010, 10:07 am (UTC-5)

Today I participated in a Linked Data Unconference at ALA 2010 in Washington DC, which was remarkably successful. Organized by Corey Harper from NYU and ably moderated by Karen Coyle, about 50 of us held two sets of three hour-long, highly engaging breakout discussions with reports back to the larger group. I participated in a [...]

By Jon, June 25, 2010, 6:03 pm (UTC-5)

I had hoped to write more about my teaching experience while it was happening, but as go so many good intentions, I couldn’t quite manage it. Part of this is because I forget, in between my ‘normal’ 5 year cycles of teaching, how much time it takes to do at all, much less do well. [...]

By Diane Hillmann, June 25, 2010, 4:29 pm (UTC-5)