Go check out David McCandless’s site to take in more of his creations that show how information can be manifested visually. Awesome.
This reeks of a future "Too soon?"
I think he looks like he knows he made a big mistake. E-books, virtual learning spaces, etc. ARE in the future, there is no doubt about that, and I’m looking forward to what happens next. I plan on going to school with these issues at the forefront of my research. But would you have trashed your home phone & phone numbers and invested in an $3,000 iPhone that few people could call you...
Sometimes a good idea will see the light of day. Many libraries that are facing budgets cuts have shaved back business hours as well as staff for an extended period of time (read: unknown length of time). This saves money but I think at the same time has much more of an impact on the community for a longer period, and can create confusion or accessibility issues. Or, you could do it all in one...