New Trends in Content and Resource Sharing Tech – http://www.slideshare.net/joseph.murphy/murphy-content-tech-cildc-18472909
Presenter: Joe Murphy, Trend Spotter & Librarian, LibraryFuture
Tech Areas- techs with wide content impact are generally those that thrive at the confluence of trend areas.
• Flipboard – http://flipboard.com/ it collects the content of social media and other websites and presents it in magazine format and allows users to “flip” through their social-networking feeds and feeds from websites that have partnered with the company.
• Pinterest – http://www.pinterest.com is a pin board-style photo-sharing website that allows users to create and manage theme-based image collections such as events, interests, and hobbies.
• Instagram – http://www.instagram.com is an online photo-sharing and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures, apply digital filters to them, and shares them on a variety of social networking services.
• Aereo – http://www.aereo.com – allows subscribers to view live broadcast content and to record it for later viewing.
• iPad – http://www.apple.com/ipad/
• Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/help/?ref=pf
• Google Glass – http://www.google.com/glass/start/what-it-does/ is a wearable computer with a head-mounted display (HMD) that is being developed by Google in the Project Glass research and development project.
Questions for Libraries:
Does a particular technology area have revolutionary impact and an ability to affect the ecosystem of libraries? Is it also a tool of firm application to libraries?