Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Daily Thoughts 2/15/2011(Advocacy, Conferences, the world in 2050)

Kannazuki, Print shows a man sitting on a veranda, reading, an incense urn next to him, and a woman standing at a door looking over his shoulder.  Date Created/Published: [1770, printed later]

Daily Thoughts 2/15/2011

I have been busy taking care of some personal matters.  I did get a chance to stop by my local library and pick up a copy of The World In 2050 Four Forces Shaping Civilizations Northern Future. It is about coming major population, climate, globalization, and natural resource use.  The author does not touch that deeply on the fifth technology.

Looking at O'Reilly Tools for Change Startup Publishing Showcase. There are quite a few interesting companies. http://www.toccon.com/toc2011/public/schedule/detail/17744

Web Bits

From Metro New York Library Council

Library Advocacy Needed: House Considering Two Amendments Critical to Future of Libraries
http://metro.org/en/art/271/  Please take some time to write your representative in support of libraries. I did.

Scott Turow, President Authors Guild,  Let-Them-Eat-Cake-Attitude Threatens to Destroy a Network of Public Assets http://www.huffingtonpost.com/scott-turow/letthemeatcakeattitude-th_b_823609.html%20

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