During a recent workshop at the Computers in Libraries conference, the workshop members and sketched out some ideas. I have incorporated those ideas into this image. What are we missing? What pieces will come first? What are we out of our mind about?
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As I write this, I am sitting in Washington D.C. The airwaves and the newspapers are filled with talk of sequestration, with the debate over frugality and investment. In all of this drab procedural inflection we lose the spirit of leading that should be emanating from this city. I’ve already documented that when the government …
If you think your moral compass uses some higher power to attract its True North, consider this story on Science Friday that explores empathy, and the sense of right and wrong among primates. Perhaps as the brain gets bigger, fairness emerges in social animals as an adaptive survival trait. From Science Friday: Searching for the …