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Technology & Knowledge Forum A Look at Dead & Emerging Technologies Darlene Fichter darlene.fichter@usask.ca March 12, 2003 Computers in Libraries 2003 Slide 2 Outline Technologies that: will transfer knowledge will not allow us to transfer knowledge Slide 3 Standard line up we could talk about Becoming Mainstream Blogs RSS LiveRef XML ++ to the semantic web Slide 4 On the way out Banner ads Popup ads Instead Large Rich Media ads Slide 5 Dark side of the net Stalking Scams Junk Spam Misinformation Slide 6 Knowledge Information Data Bits & Bytes Only knowledge IF Trust it Find it Ingest it Slide 7 Current Trend Dining on junk food Slogging though electronic garbage Flooded by junk mail More bits, less bytes Slide 8 Yesterday Bookmarks worked! Email as the killer application rules no more! Instant messaging Standard email clients DONT work Spam Scale Square peg in round hole Can we save EMAIL? Yesterday, life was such an easy game to play Slide 9 Finding it discarding stuff Stop the on slot of ROT redundant, obsolete and trivia No garbage collectors in cyberspace Dont have any friendly gnomes working on my desktop either Slide 10 Addressing the challenges of Infloglut 1. More filters 1. Spam Assassin slows the on slot 2. Bottom up architecture approaches 1. Post processing Slide 11 Addressing finding 2. More techniques for mining terabytes of text, video, audio information Visualization will emerge as stronger and stronger ways to explore and navigate complex information spaces Antarcti.ca Visual Net Antarcti.ca Slide 12 Integrity and trust Security and authority Digital signatures you are who you say you are PKZIP 6.0 uncompresses and encrypts BigFix Enterprise Suite Find and plug the security holes in the dike Slide 13 Stuff Ive Seen Email, desktop, web My personal wayback machine Wayback Machine www.archive.org Microsoft Research Slide 14 Stuff I Need to Forget! Self cleaning desktop Garbage dump (mental & electronic) for ROT redundant, obsolete and trivial Slide 15 Stuff I Need to Remember Memory Landmarks Associate information with key events like holidays, birthdays etc. for retrieval Microsoft Research Slide 16 Until They Get Perfect in the Lab Web based citation management RefWorks www.refworks.com Citation Manager (COPPUL) http://stalefish.lib.sfu.ca/CitationManager Slide 17 Gadgets QuickLink Pen Translator Pen Youre just too good to be true, I cant take my eyes off of you, Youd be like heaven to touch Slide 18 Collect content QuickLink Pen enables you to scan up to 1000 pages transfer it to a computer, PDA or cell phone Slide 19 Translate language Very small scanner/translators Slide 20 Knowledge So far, for dead tech night you might think these topics were a bit boring Integrity, reliability, findability Sometimes, girls just want to have fun! Slide 21 TerraPlayer Wireless digital juke box Up to 50,000 songs www.terraplayer.com Demo Show Scottsdale, Arizona Slide 22 Mok Reality Editor Image editing software transform 2D to 3D www.mok3.com Demo Show Scottsdale, Arizona Slide 23 References From Demo: 10 technologies to watch www.siliconvalley.com Microsoft science fair offers glimpse of technologys future www.usatoday.com/ Slide 24 Thanks Darlene.Fichter@usask.ca