Monthly Archives: January 2013

BBC Click Live on robots

BBC Click Live on robots, a photo by Rain Rabbit on Flickr. Rain posted this nice pic of Gareth and me at last night’s show

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Sharing Digital Skills

On January 17 I took part in the Reading Agency/Publishers Association conference at the rather lovely Canada Water Library in Southwark, where we¬†¬†discussed ways for libraries to embrace new technologies in order to take their support for readers online. It … Continue reading

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My pledge: I will not speak on/moderate all-male panels at conferences.

A couple of days ago tech writer Rebecca Rosen published an article in The Atlantic in which she made a modest proposal that could begin to address the enormous gender imbalance she’d observed at technology conferences. http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/01/a-simple-suggestion-to-help-phase-out-all-male-panels-at-tech-conferences/266837/ Rebecca – @beccarosen … Continue reading

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