Weekly Tweets from 2008-11-16

  • Thinking of picking up a <$200 point-and-shoot for my London trip. Who has one they love, and what is it? #
  • Ok tweeps, camera choice: Do I want the Canon SD1100 or the Nikon S210. Very similar in features, looking for someone who’s used either… #
  • After I thought Oct. was going to be a crazy month, November is nuts. Oh, and Dec too. Chicago next weekend, London 2 weeks later. #
  • Anyone have a Boxee invite they want to share with me? #
  • Wondering if I have time to order new Moo cards before London trip. Probably not. #
  • Lazyweb request: who is a female writer who I can reference with Arthur Conan Doyle and Charles Dickens as “famous for writing serial lit”? #
  • I could waste an enormous amount of time on this: #
  • Going to try a portion of my London presentation “Lessig Style”. Already up to almost 20 slides for just my intro, which is like 30 seconds. #

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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