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EIUG Edinburgh Joe Murphy librarian futurist


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Joe Murphy's opening talk for the European Innovative Users Group meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland June 16 2014 at Queen Margaret University
Joe Murphy is a futurist. Joe spoke as a librarian working as Director of Library Futures with Innovative Interfaces.

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EIUG Edinburgh Joe Murphy librarian futurist

  1. 1. European Innovative Users Group Edinburgh, Scotland Joe Murphy Director, Library Futures Innovative @libraryfuture Innovative Library Directions
  2. 2. See the opportunities, Connect the circuits, Hack the design
  3. 3. Driverless Cars “… we have developed technology for cars that can drive themselves” (Sebastian Thrun driving-at.html)
  4. 4. self-driving.html
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  6. 6. Technologies that Reveal Questions As Innovative explores Google Glass with libraries, what questions arise as we consider its impact on library systems and what questions arise from trying the device?
  7. 7. Know the difference between a fad and a direction
  8. 8. What does the library interface mean when connections are provided by drones? • Impact on content • Impact on service • Impact and opportunities
  9. 9. Drones Is this a future? What questions does this force that get us to a future? zuck/posts/1010132204989 3211
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  11. 11. What does the library service platform look like with virtual reality? Sony project Morpheus
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  13. 13. If jetpacks were to become viable – what could it mean for libraries? Where is my jetpack? [As a thought experiment]
  14. 14. “… movies—which still generate almost 75% of his company's revenue—"are not a growth business."” CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg on why DreamWorks is moving into unproven industries. 1402682217 June 13 Erich Schwartzel All content industries face change
  15. 15. There are 150 points of meta data in a tweet Social is about context Context is about connections. Connections are about discovery. weetMetadata.pdf single-tweet-as-many-pieces-of-metadata-as- there-are-characters/
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  17. 17. how about micro video book trailers in the library catalog? Switch a technology’s context to inspire new stories
  18. 18. Mobile literacy New media = new discovery happened-backstage-president-obama &t=4m3s
  19. 19. The Tech Landscape Facing Libraries Next – My List • Contextual content and wear-ables • Data management and the Internet of Everything • Smart cars / buildings / cities / TVs • Mobile everywhere / everywhere mobile – beyond and expanded gadgets • A world for and a world by devices and the new culture • Makers and higher order satisfaction
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  21. 21. The future library is participatory not passive
  22. 22. Internet Trends of 2014 - Report • By Mary Meeker • Presented May 28, 2014 at the Code conference • _2014_vFINAL_-_05_28_14-_PDF.pdf?1401286773
  23. 23. Brand recognition through changes
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  25. 25. A possible Amazon phone 3D mobile display Sensors on phones
  26. 26. From Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group - Project Tango – 3D Indoor Mapping Not for the mobile but with the mobile
  27. 27. Automatic Content Recognition comes (directly) to social/mobile reveals our content related behaviors Combines mobile gadget, your experience context, content, social – content as point for interaction. ?
  28. 28. Smart contact lens our-smart-contact-lens.html Might these lead to new library platforms?
  29. 29. Kids react to Walkmans By Benny and Rafi Fine April 23, 2014
  30. 30. Amazon Dash & extra-phone mobile
  31. 31. A hint of innovation in a field ripe for disruption Bitcoin What do payment systems look like when digital currencies & digital lifeflows meet in the library system.
  32. 32. An endless parade of extensions of the mobile as contact point?
  33. 33. Leaked NYT Innovation Report 2014 report-is-one-of-the-key-documents-of-this-media-age/
  34. 34. New Operating Systems • Drones • Buildings • The library • The future • …
  35. 35. Everything is customizable, even hardware Modular smartphones = Smartphone + Legos Part of the Maker revolution – taps into higher order satisfaction Smartphone as expression canvas? details-project-ara-and-future-modular-phones
  36. 36. Mesh networks, custom connections, and locally controlled content networks After smart buildings – mobile as different and as platform
  37. 37. The library of tomorrow is: • Pre-smart • Post-mobile • Up-cycled • integrated into social • maker friendly • innovation ready This is our story
  38. 38. Values as We Move into the Future Library values are not immutable Conversations about certain values are eternal Their exact shape is not
  39. 39. Joe Murphy Director Library Futures Innovative Interfaces Twitter @libraryfuture rphylibraryfuture