Twitters from 2008-11-04

  • heading out now to vote, taking Eliza with. Hope she makes the right choice. 🙂 #
  • voted. Eliza made the right choice. #
  • waiting now for flu shot. Then to post office to mail passport renewal. #
  • for tweeps in California: vote NO on prop 8! #
  • @stevelawson Happy Bday! I hope you get the present you want…and the president you want! in reply to stevelawson #
  • @ksclarke – Heading your way today. We’re touring Appa State Library to get ideas for our new building. Hope to see you tomorrow! in reply to ksclarke #
  • on the road to Appalachian state univ. Touring library tomorrow. #
  • OH goes Obama! Game over, man…game over. #
  • @jenica26 I agree. I wanted this to happen for 2 years. Now that it’s here, it seems unreal. in reply to jenica26 #
  • @dwfree Agreed. CA, WA, and OR are 74 total. Obama has this one. in reply to dwfree #
  • Wondering about the election outcome? Check: #
  • CNN officiall projecting Obama wins. #
  • I’m speechless. So much hope for my country for the first time in 8 years. Don’t let us down, Barrack. #
  • Wikipedia article already changed for Obama. That makes it official. 🙂 #
  • The next most important election is still undecided: Will Al franken win Minnesota?? #

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.

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