Occasionally I’ve given or been part of presentations about the application of information technology in libraries and archives. Some of this stuff looks kind of dated now, but I guess it illustrates my meandering career path.

Some things to consider when deciding whether to start buiding with “AI” in libraries
Stanford University Libraries
March 12, 2023
[slides] [notes]

Existing Archival Practice: Web Archives as Infrastructure
StarlingLab Workshop on Web Archives as Legal Evidence
August 27, 2022

Web Archives in Digital Repositories
Ilya Kreymer and me
Code4lib 2022
Buffalo, NY (May 25, 2022)
[video] [slides]

Patterns of Use: Conceptualizing the Role of Web Archives in Online Discourse
Jessica Ogden, Shawn Walker and me
RESAW 2021
Luxembourg (June 18, 2021)

Knowing Infrastructure
Jessica Ogden, Shawn Walker and me
Society for the Social Studies of Science
Prague, Czech Republic (August 13, 2020)
[video + slides]

Automating Archives: The Challenges of Investigating Large-Scale Web Archival Infrastructures
with Jessica Ogden and Shawn Walker
Mapping the How of Collaborative Action: CSCW 2020
Austin, Texas (November 10, 2019)

Opening the Black Box of Save Page Now
with Jessica Ogden and Shawn Walker
The Web That Was: RESAW 2019
Amsterdam, Netherlands (June 21, 2019)

Always Already Social: Social Media in Archives
Congrés d’Arxivistica i Gestió de Documents de Catalunya
Sant Feliu de Guixols, Catalonia (May 10, 2019)
[slides] [video]

Archives on the Web: The Curious Case of the Vine Archive
Big Data Interdisciplinary Dialogue
College Park, Maryland (April 3, 2018)

Appraisal Talk in Web Archives
Society for the History of Technology: SIGCIS
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (October 29, 2017)

Exploring Assemblages of Appraisal in Web Archives
Archival Education and Research Institute
Toronto, Canada (July 12, 2017)

Under Surveillance: Power & Empowerment in the Social Media Archive
Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media
Fairfax, Virginia (April 17, 2017)

Bots, Seeds and People
Computer-Supported Cooperative Work
Portland, Oregon (February 26, 2017)
[paper] [slides]

DocNow’s Theoretical Bricolage
Archival Education and Research Institute
Kent State University (July 8, 2016)
[text] [slides]

Data First Interventions
Web Archives Conference
Ann Arbor, Michigan (November 12, 2015)
[text] [slides]

White Dudes Giving Speeches
Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference
Roanoke, Virginia (October 8, 2015)
[text] [slides]

@congressedits - Wikipedia + Twitter + Congress = ?
DC Hack and Tell
Washington, DC (July 21, 2014)

The Web as a Preservation Medium
National Digital Forum
Wellington, New Zealand (November 28, 2013)
[text] [slides] [video]

Linking Things on the Web - A Pragmatic Examination of Linked Data for Libraries, Archives and Museums
MITH Digital Dialogues
College Park, MD (February 20, 2013)
[slides] [pdf]

Wikimania 2012
Washington, DC (July 11, 2012)
[text] [slides] [pdf]

Synchronizing Linked Data
Digital Public Library of America: Global Interoperability Summit
Amsterdam, Netherlands (May 16, 2011)

WikiXDC (tenth birthday of Wikipedia)
National Archives, Washington, DC (January 22, 2011)

Confessions of a Graph Addict
Linked Data: Making Library Data Converse with the World
American Libraries Association
Washington, DC (June 24, 2010)
[slides] [pdf]

Renewing Libraries With Linked Data
Semantic Web in Bibliotheken
Cologne, Germany (November 25, 2009)
[pdf] [wmv]

Peace, Love, Freedom and the Web
New York Library Association
Niagara, New York (October, 17, 2009)
[slides] [pdf]

The Library of Congress and Linked Data
Semantic Web Meetup
New York, New York (May 8, 2009)
[slides] [pdf]

Open Up Your Repositories: With a SWORD!
code4lib 2009
Providence, Rhode Island (February 24, 2009)
[slides] [pdf]

Linked Data
code4lib 2009
Providence, Rhode Island (February 23, 2009)
[slides] [pdf]

LCSH, SKOS and Linked Data
International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications
Berlin, Germany (September 22, 2008)
[slides] [pdf] [paper]

New Directions in Knowledge Organization Systems
CENDI/NKOS Joint Meeting, World Bank
Washington DC (September 11, 2008)

Atom Publishing Protocol Primer
code4lib 2007
Athens, Georgia (March 2007)
[ slides ] [video]

import pyLucene
Chicago Python Users Group
Chicago, Illinois (June 2005)

Learning Perl
Queens Borough Public Library
New York City (October 2004)
[slides] [reviews]

Library and Information Technology Association
St Louis (October 2004)

Object Orientated Perl and Testing
Notre Dame University
South Bend, Indiana (July 2003)

Introduction to SOAP
Chicago Perl Mongers
Chicago, Illinois (April 2003)

MARC Processing With Perl
ALA Pre-conference on Open Source Technologies
Atlanta, Georgia (June 2002)

A Perl Toolkit for Libraries
Viriginia Library Association
Richmond, Virginia (June 1999).