Feed Your Curiosity with Code & Coffee

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June 06, 2014

Feed Your Curiosity with Code & Coffee

My keynote speech for OLITA Digital Odyssey, the 2014 gathering of the Ontario Library and Information Technology Association. Download the PDF to get the embedded links.

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June 06, 2014
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  1. OLITA Digital Odyssey Toronto 6 June 2014 How to Feed

    Your Curiosity
  2. How to Feed Your Curiosity a.k.a. “Powered by Coffee”

  3. Hello! I’m Chrys Wu @MacDiva

  4. Chrys Wu @MacDiva Developer Advocate The New York Times

  5. Behind P.O.W.’s Release: Urgency and Opportunity An Obama administration divided

    over a prisoner swap that would free five Taliban commanders swept those issues aside in the rush to secure Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Taliban Deftly Offer Message in Video of Freed U.S. Soldier The video released Wednesday that showed the transfer of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to American troops provided the Taliban an opportunity to publicize their argument that they are a legitimate state in exile. Senators Show Frustration After Briefing on Ex-P.O.W. Growing calls for the White House to release more information that could shed light on its decision to exchange five Taliban prisoners for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. After Bribery Scandal, High-Level Departures at Walmart At least eight senior executives have left the giant retailer since reports of bribery in its international division surfaced two years ago. Boehner Calls for More Action on V.A. Scandal Speaker John A. Boehner called on President Obama to support legislation offered by House Republicans for changes in the Department of Veterans Affairs. Donna Karan Exudes Calm in the Chaos Ex-Convict Arrested in Stabbing of Brooklyn Children Monetary Policy: Europe Likely to Get Negative Interest Rates. What Does That Even Mean? Don Zimmer, Who Spent 60 Eventful Years in Baseball, Dies at 83 Inquiry Urged on Site Called Mass Grave of Irish Babies In a First, Test of DNA Finds Root of Illness 3 Officers Killed, 2 Injured in Canada Shooting Kings 3, Rangers 2, Overtime: Kings Climb Out of Hole as Rangers Fall Into One Machine Learning: A Hybrid Camera That May Be All You Need Markets » June 5, 2014 Updated 4:58 AM EDT An Obama administration divided over a prisoner swap that would free five Taliban commanders swept those issues aside in the rush to secure Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. At least eight senior executives have left the giant retailer since reports of bribery in its international division surfaced two years ago. Speaker John A. Boehner called on President Obama to support legislation offered by House Republicans for changes in the Department of Veterans Affairs. The designer’s company may not be the powerhouse it once was, but Donna Karan says she has no plans to move aside. Above, Ms. Karan in her studio upstairs from Urban Zen. News of the arrest came shortly after New York police officials publicly identified the suspect, Daniel St. Hubert. The European Central Bank is likely to put a negative interest rate policy in place on Thursday for the 18 nations that use the euro currency. Zimmer was a stubby, Popeye-muscled baseball lifer with unforgettable jowls whose passion for the game endured through the years as a player, manager, coach and adviser. The burials of up to 796 babies are believed to have taken place at a mother-and-baby home from 1925 to 1961. Using an experimental DNA test, doctors found that Joshua Osborn, who was in a coma last year, had been infected with an obscure bacteria which they were able to eradicate. More Video » Gianfranco Rosi’s documentary The rising influx of young unauthorized immigrants crossing the border with or without parents has become a humanitarian crisis. You can’t understand sexual violence in India without understanding caste. At 5:03 AM ET Britain FTSE 100 6,800.52 –18.11 –0.27% Germany DAX 9,915.82 –10.85 –0.11% France CAC 40 4,501.89 +0.89 +0.02% Data delayed at least 15 minutes Get Quotes | My Portfolios » Known as mirrorless cameras, they aim for a middle ground between D.S.L.R. models and the point-and-shoot variety, Molly Wood writes. Choices range from a $250 point-and-shoot to a $1,000 D.S.L.R. This week’s properties include a retreat in Maine, an adobe in New Mexico and a contemporary in Montana. Behind the scenes at The New York Times SECTIONS SEARCH Shop the NYT Store chrys.wu... Thursday, June 5, 2014 Today’s Paper Personalize Your Weather WORLD U.S. NEW YORK OPINION BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY SCIENCE HEALTH SPORTS ARTS FASHION & STYLE TIMES PREMIER VIDEO All Sections Behind P.O.W.’s Release: Both Urgency and Opportunity By MARK MAZZETTI, ERIC SCHMITT, DAVID E. SANGER and HELENE COOPER Comments Taliban Video Sends Message to Freed G.I., and the World Senators Frustrated After Ex- P.O.W. Briefing After Scandal, Executives Depart Walmart By ELIZABETH A. HARRIS House Speaker Calls for More Action on V.A. Scandal By MICHAEL D. SHEAR States Vow to End Vets' Homelessness MORE NEWS 3 Officers Killed, 2 Injured in Canada Shooting 12:39 AM ET Kings Beat Rangers, 3-2, in Overtime 1:28 AM ET Elizabeth Lippman for The New York Times Donna Karan Exudes Calm in the Chaos By GERALDINE FABRIKANT Suspect Is Arrested in Stabbing of 2 Children By J. DAVID GOODMAN 11:25 PM ET THE UPSHOT First There Was ZIRP. Now Get Ready for NIRP. By NEIL IRWIN 18 minutes ago 9 Comments Don Zimmer Dies at 83, After 60 Years in Baseball By RICHARD GOLDSTEIN 24 Comments Inquiry Urged on Mass Grave Site of Irish Babies By DOUGLAS DALBY In a First, Test of DNA Finds Root of Illness By CARL ZIMMER 57 Comments TIMESVIDEO Encircling Rome, On and Off the Road By MIKE HALE Children on the Run By THE EDITORIAL BOARD Collins: Let’s Give Mississippi Less Kristof: There’s a Kind of Hush OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR India’s Feudal Rapists From the Editorial Page Editor: Announcing NYT Opinion Op-Ed: When the Landline Is a Lifeline Op-Ed: The Closing of the Right’s Mind NYT Opinion: the new Opinion subscription + app | Learn More » Today’s Times Insider Nicholas Kristof Recalls a Bloody Day in Beijing Inside the Reporting of the N.Y.U. Scandal MARKETS » PERSONAL TECH » MACHINE LEARNING A Hybrid Camera That May Be All You Need GADGETWISE Camera Sweet Spots REAL ESTATE AUTOS JOBS ALL CLASSIFIEDS PROPERTY VALUES What You Get for ... $1,950,000 More Articles in the Series MORE FROM REAL ESTATE Real Estate Section Great Homes and Destinations Commercial Real Estate Real Estate Video Channel FIND PROPERTIES Find New York Apartments New to the Market New York Open Houses Download the Real Estate App Sell Your Home Lovell, ME Westways on Kezar Lake $1,795,000 U.S. INTERNATIONAL தจ᠓ “We build the roads on which the newsroom throws its parades.” And platforms, tools, engines & APIs that make it all possible…
  6. Products & Apps Hungry? This is in beta…

  7. Products & Apps cooking.nytimes.com

  8. Many different apps… iOS, Android (Blackberry & Windows too)

  9. Part of the Technology group (seen here) Photo: Tony Cenicola/The

    New York Times
  10. developers.nytimes.com Photo: Tony Cenicola/The New York Times

  11. Learn more about our work developers.nytimes.com github.com/nytimes

  12. (Kaffe)pause

  13. I’d like to ask about you. Feel free to ask

    me questions, too. What brought you here today? What got you interested in coding? What do you hope to take with you?
  14. Let’s talk about code. The straight path is not the

    only path. ?
  15. BASIC As in: “Programming. It’s so…”

  16. BASIC As in: “Programming. It’s so…”

  17. Photo: Tom Fassbender/Flickr flickr.com/photos/fordsbasement/9528102398 J-School

  18. Library! Photo: Jeff Miller/UW-Madison flickr.com/photos/collegelibrary/14070186173

  19. And then you think your career goes… Photo: Jeff Miller/UW-Madison

    flickr.com/photos/collegelibrary/14070186173/in/photostream/
  20. “The crazy straw of life.”

  21. Pulitzer Prize!

  22. But you said code and coffee… ?

  23. Another look, shall we?…

  24. Reward!

  25. Processing (Arduino is based on Processing.)

  26. The shuffle, explained: http://en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/Fisher– Yates_shuffle#The_. 22inside-out.22_algorithm

  27. Reward!

  28. “Ask a Librarian"

  29. None
  30. Hello, Lady. Lady Ada Lovelace, the first computer programmer

  31. Shall we play a game? ?

  32. Machinarium

  33. Made for kids (including your inner child)

  34. Try an interpreted language

  35. Hey, what’s over there? ?

  36. The New York Public Library Photo: Razimantv/ml.wikipedia en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_York_Public_Library#mediaviewer/ File:New_York_Public_Library_entrance.JPG

  37. The New York Public Library Photo: Vincent Desjardins/Flickr flickr.com/photos/endymion120/5432356930/ Maybe

    this is more familiar…
  38. The New York Public Library Look at what NYPL Labs

    has been up to!
  39. A closer look at a participatory project Best tagline ever.

  40. NYPL Building Inspector Verify some data at buildinginspector.nypl.org

  41. Code sleuthing ? Read NYPL Labs code…

  42. Questions? ?

  43. Thank you. Keep coding. A little coffee helps.