Just a quick update…

Betsy and I are heading to TN yet again this weekend, to (hopefully) visit our new house. New address and such forthcoming as soon as everything is official. Blogging at a lull until next week, probably…maybe some updates from TN (with pictures of the new place!).

Lots of driving, but the prospect of driving when you have all the music you own being broadcast wirelessly to your radio…ah, technology. I love ya like I love monkeys. I’ve decided, after careful consideration, that I like my iPod only slightly less than I like breathing and speaking. Thanks again to all who made it possible. 🙂

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.

3 replies on “Just a quick update…”

I’m starting to get a little jealous of the iPod, although I can also produce lots of tunes upon request. Anything from the 60’s, most 80’s, and 90’s.

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