The future of local news is “civic information”
Public agencies and non-profit organizations need to invest in systems that can let their communities directly know of the work and the opportunities that they provide.
The push to AI is meant to devalue the open web so we will move to web3 for compensation
Google’s Bard, the new Bing, ChatGPT are extractive and bypass creators work on the web and in doing so, disincentivize creators from sharing works on the internet. This is by design.
Crucial Voices: The Importance of Representation in Public Institutional Leadership
This Friday, February 10th, at 7pm, there will be an event entitled, Crucial Voices: The Importance of Representation in Public Institutional Leadership. I will be on the panel of speakers.
Calling a ‘Karen’ when there’s no Access to Justice
Having a lawyer to advocate on behalf of a person suffering from a corporate wrong-doing is generally out of the realm of possibility for most consumers. Is this an Access to Justice issue?
What does the D&D5e Open Gaming License suggest for the future of Open Access?
What I am about to suggest is, admittedly a bit of stretch, but when I was watching a YouTube video about the D&D Open Gaming License, I couldn’t help but wonder there might be a parallel between game licensing and open access licensing.
Words of 2022
Inspired by Matt Webb, I have been collecting words and phrases that are interesting to me since March 2021. Here’s my collection from 2022.
Authentic human results
AI-generated text will only accelerate the move “from pages to people”.
In a nutshell
With this post I’m testing out :nutshell from Nicky Case.
One of the ways that I like to kick the tires of a new-to-me bibliographic system is to try to make list of the CBC Massey Lectures with it.
Thinking in Systems
You might not know this but I have a newsletter that I published every Saturday morning called The University of Winds. Today’s issue dovetails nicely with library-related and library-adjacent topics, so I thought I’d republish a part of it here as well.