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Kenley’s Daily Digest for March 19th

Kenley’s Daily Digest for March 19th

By on March 19, 2010

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Checked in at Being Peace Zendo
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Yay! We went from DS3 (45mb) to Gigamon (1000mb) @SantaBarbaraCC this week. See % of bandwidth chart. http://post.ly/ThyI [kenleyneufeld]
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Make Library Conferences Better, a new blog post on misc.joy – http://wp.me/peQIu-7b – READ IT. [kenleyneufeld]
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Checked in at Lazy Acres Market
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Checked in at Starbucks
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RT @chrismessina: RT @GOOD: C-SPAN makes entire archive—160,000 hours of video, dating back to 1987—available online. | http://su.pr/AgU0Wx [kenleyneufeld]
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Observing Chicana/Latina class tonight. 11 Latina women & 3 young men students. Always fun to observe classes & student interactions. [kenleyneufeld]
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Checked in at Lower Drown

Make Library Conferences Better

By on March 18, 2010

Kenley at SXSW InteractiveI’ve been attending library related conferences for the last 16 years – mostly ALA. I attend to connect with colleagues, contribute to the associations, or attend programatic activities. Recently I attended SXSW Interactive in Austin, Texas and I came away with many ideas on how to improve the conference going experience. SXSW Interactive was five days long at The Austin Convention Center, the Hilton, and the Radisson – so relatively small if compared with the American Library Association events, but not if compared with ACRL National Conference, LITA National Forum, or Internet Librarian.

Let’s start with registration. I registered online about six months before the actual event. It was intuitive, easy, and clear. What was different? They integrated a social network tool. Every registrant became part of a community where you could add friends and share short Twitteresque messages. I could search for other conference goers based on geography, business, interests, etc. Totally awesome networking tool. Secondly, as part of registration we were encouraged to upload a photo that would then be included on our attendee badge (if we forgot or didn’t take this step, a photo was taken upon arrival). For the record, early registration was $395.

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Kenley’s Daily Digest for March 18th

By on March 18, 2010

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Shameless plug. Vote @kenleyneufeld for ACRL Board. http://j.mp/kn4acrl [kenleyneufeld]
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And while I’m plugging, LITA members can vote for @cindi & @griffey [kenleyneufeld]
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Kenley’s Daily Digest for March 17th

By on March 17, 2010

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Checked in at SXSW / ACC 18ABCD
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Does nobody care about virtual worlds anymore? Very small audience; only about 20 people at #embracevirtualworlds #sxsw [kenleyneufeld]
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Interested to hear The City Is A Platform. Up next.
http://my.sxsw.com/e/2688 #sxsw #cityisaplatform [kenleyneufeld]

Kenley’s Daily Digest for March 16th

By on March 16, 2010

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Started streaming On the Fly (iPhone).
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Before sunrise. Listening to the grackles. — at Lamar Pedestrian Bridge http://gowal.la/s/7yN [kenleyneufeld]
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Brilliant move by #buzz after the @zephoria keynote on Saturday. They invite her to speak to Google. http://bit.ly/aaj8VW #sxsw [kenleyneufeld]
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Just because I’m at #sxsw doesn’t mean the work ends. Squeezing in grading & preparing a learning module for #mat149 for 10am session. [kenleyneufeld]
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Kenley’s Daily Digest for March 15th

By on March 15, 2010

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Round Three of #SXSW commences. A bit of work at Starbucks & then off to Geek Breakfast at @wholefoods flagship store. Hold on! [kenleyneufeld]
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Checked in at Geek Breakfast
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A little different than our Ojai gathering. (@ Geek Breakfast) http://4sq.com/9sB7aw [kenleyneufeld]
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Enjoying the cheerleader @trendhunter be excited early Sun morning after all the Sat night parties & time chg. #sxsw #exploitingchaos [kenleyneufeld]
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Tip to innovate: create a “gambling fund” for uncertain ideas. #sxsw #exploitingchaos [kenleyneufeld]
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Started streaming On the Fly (iPhone).

Kenley’s Daily Digest for March 13th

By on March 13, 2010

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Checked in at Halcyon
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Please join me @jodiwomack & @jasonwomack; it’s about 4-blcks. (@ Halcyon) http://4sq.com/5lryf8 [kenleyneufeld]
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New misc.joy post: Filled Head, Tired Body. SXSW Interactive. http://wp.me/peQIu-6X [kenleyneufeld]
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You can find me listening to @chrismessina talking about Activity Streams. http://j.mp/bRVBbX #sxsw #gettingstreamy [kenleyneufeld]
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Searching Google this morning I discovered a new(?) feature called “Social Circle” in the results. http://post.ly/SXQL [kenleyneufeld]
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Help me decide my next session. iPad & Content Creators http://j.mp/bV4oda OR Universities in Free Era http://j.mp/bTt1h2. #sxsw [kenleyneufeld] (more…)