Weekly Tweets from 2010-01-17

  • I'm at Jacob Wirth Restaurant (31 Stuart St, Boston). #
  • I'm at Bukowski Tavern (50 Dalton Street, Boston). #
  • Just ran into two good friends from Chapel Hill randomly on the street in Boston. #
  • Inauspicious morning. Overslept. I never do that at conferences. Sorry to all I missed. Waiting on shuttle now. #alamw10 #
  • Picked wrong time to wait on Gale shuttle. Sneaking up on 15 minutes waiting. Hoping my timing gets better today. #
  • Still no shuttle, 20+ minutes. #shuttlefail #alamw10 #
  • Taking a cab. #shuttlefail #alamw10 #
  • I'm at Boston Convention and Exhibition Center w/ @infogdss29. #
  • Ok. Think I've done all I can here. Still tons to do elsewhere. Wondering how fast I can get lunch in this place. #alamw10 #
  • Wandering exhibit hall. #alamw10 #
  • At LITA National Forum 2010 Planning Committee meeting #alamw10 with @htomren #
  • Beginning to be selective about Foursquare tweets, so as to not completely annoy everyone. #
  • Thinking about what Shirky's Rant Against Women says about librarianship, a profession dominated by women: #

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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