Librarian/Technologist, currently Director of Strategic Initiative for National Information Standards Organization. Creator of LibraryBox and Measure the Future projects, former fellow at Berkman Klein Center.

Recovering academic, enthusiastic tinkerer/maker, obsessed with theater. This Account Kills Fascists. for everything else

3 days ago

Sent my kid off on a Spring Break trip today, sitting here doing research for restaurants for my birthday trip next week to NYC. Plan highlights: Sweeney Todd, Parade, Momofuko Ko.

Anyone have bagel suggestions for the upper west side near Natural History museum?

March 11, 2023

I've heard of Kasey Chambers, but don't think I'd listened to her before. Trust me when I say: stick around to the end for this one, it's worth it.

HT; metafilter

March 09, 2023

Was just reminded of the Nabaztag rabbit IoT device from a decade ago. I love these sorts of "ambient" fun connected devices, and am sad I never got my hands on a Nabaztag. I had a Chumby briefly, and adored it.

Have voice assistants killed this sort of hardware?

March 08, 2023