Miami University Augmented Reality Research Group’s Librarian’s Dream App – Augmented Reality Meets Book Shelves [Android Police]


I can see many other use case for QR-coded spine labels (or RFID tags, though I don’t know if they would be location specific enough to determine the order of a set of tags on a shelf).  From a user perspective, why not guide them from the catalog directly to the item […]

Until the Sun consumes the Earth, or next Tuesday

I’m working on another paper of digital preservation.  I’m trying out OneNote for my notes this time, so I don’t plan to post them here, as I’ve sometimes done in the past.  Here’s a choice quote though:

“Digital information lasts forever–or five years, whichever comes first.”  -Jeff Rothenburg

Adam Gopnik: How the Internet Gets Inside Us (The New Yorker)

There is, for instance, a simple, spooky sense in which the Internet is just a loud and unlimited library in which we now live—as if one went to sleep every night in the college stacks, surrounded by pamphlets and polemics and possibilities. … To see that that is so is at least to drain […]