Quarterly call, featuring only 370 words of guidance by new CEO Larry Page, highlights rising costs, brain drain, and competition taking a little shine off the Internet juggernaut. For librarians: tech biggies like Google, Apple, Amazon direct where innovation goes; libraries respond as cultural actors and customers. Nothing is certain in tech; nothing is certain in the technology business libraries have become. With Google’s passion for social, could be that Books will be a back end business.
RIM’s Playbook…got to have you a Blackberry to do anything like the the IPAD or android tablets B. Blackberry, bluetooth, Playbook in that order; but it does do full web flash. Ask that guy at the airport who never looks up from his phone to show you what you don’t want.
Leah was appointed Executive Director of the Charleston Conference in 2017, and has served in various roles with the Charleston Information Group, LLC, since 2004. Prior to working for the conference, she was Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions for the College of Charleston for four years. She lives in a small town near Columbia, SC, with her husband and two kids where they raise a menagerie of farm animals.