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This is poignant: SHUT UP!

Got a chance to see Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind this weekend, and the movie itself is brilliant. Absolutely wonderful…Kaufman writes such good scripts, and Winslet and Carrey are just perfect. I just gotta say, Kate Winslet is stunning, even in a severely damaged character.


Random person behind me at the Carolina: That moment in the movie…you know, the one that wasn’t funny? The poignant one? Next time that comes around in a film, SHUT UP! Thanks.

By griffey

Jason Griffey is the Director of Strategic Initiatives at NISO, where he works to identify new areas of the information ecosystem where standards expertise is useful and needed. Prior to joining NISO in 2019, Jason ran his own technology consulting company for libraries, has been both an Affiliate at metaLAB and a Fellow and Affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, and was an academic librarian in roles ranging from reference and instruction to Head of IT at the University of TN at Chattanooga.

Jason has written extensively on technology and libraries, including multiple books and a series of full-periodical issues on technology topics, most recently AI & Machine Learning in Libraries and Library Spaces and Smart Buildings: Technology, Metrics, and Iterative Design from 2018. His newest book, co-authored with Jeffery Pomerantz, will be published by MIT Press in 2024.

He has spoken internationally on topics such as artificial intelligence & machine learning, the future of technology and libraries, decentralization and the Blockchain, privacy, copyright, and intellectual property. A full list of his publications and presentations can be found on his CV.
He is one of eight winners of the Knight Foundation News Challenge for Libraries for the Measure the Future project (, an open hardware project designed to provide actionable use metrics for library spaces. He is also the creator and director of The LibraryBox Project (, an open source portable digital file distribution system.

Jason can be stalked obsessively online, and spends his free time with his daughter Eliza, reading, obsessing over gadgets, and preparing for the inevitable zombie uprising.

2 replies on “This is poignant: SHUT UP!”

i’m glad i got to see this as well, it was so much subtler that adaptation, i want to see it again and let it soak in. it had that lost in translation feel except it was more endearing

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