My contribution to the American Library Association’s Washington Office blog

August 9, 2011

Check out the ALA District Dispatch! Libraries can help users who want to connect — and those who want to disconnect Please contribute thoughts there if you have any. I’d love to hear your opinions, whether you agree or not! Share


Attention Curation?

July 15, 2011

I have a question for all of you. How do you decide what information to consume? More specifically, let’s focus for now on news. How do you decide which news stories to read? Do you read what flows by on your Google Reader or what your friends post to your Facebook news feed? Do you […]


The Information Diet & National Security

January 18, 2011

Like everyone else, the military is suffering from information overload.


Why, despite the digital revolution, I spent over $200 on textbooks this term

September 15, 2010

I must be crazy to have spent $200 on textbooks when I can get the materials for free on-line. Or is there still something that paper offers that digital documents do not?

And possibly that, on the course we’re on now, they never will?