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Will Porter
Works at Roxbury Public Library
Attended University of Texas at Austin
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This needs to happen.
Enter the Tacocopter. It does not seem to be a hoax: The Internet is going wild for Tacocopter, perhaps the next great startup out of Silicon Valley, which boasts a business plan that combines four of the most prominent touchstones of modern America: tacos, helicopters, robots and laziness. Indeed, the concept behind Tacocopter is very simple, and very American: You order tacos on your smartphone and also beam in your GPS location information. Yo...
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+Drew Tidwell I found this for you.
Katsuhiro Otomo’s classic Akira has no doubt inspired innumerable fantasies about flying down the road on Kaneda’s motorcycle. Not satisfied with the prospect of having the machine exist only in the p...
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Awesome.
I was able to hear Lauren Britton, Transliteracy Development Director at Fayetteville Free Library, talk about their library’s Fab Lab (sweet!). Here are my notes from her session: Their FFL Fab Lab is the first permanent makerspace in a public library A little bit on what a makerspace is… a place where people come together to create and collaborate, to share resources, knowledge, and stuff. They give people tools to create, to hack, to remake th...
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Education
  • University of Texas at Austin
    Library & Information Science, 1999 - 2000
  • Whitman College
    English, 1994 - 1998
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Library Director
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  • Roxbury Public Library
    Director, 2012 - present
  • Sussex County Library System
    Branch Library Manager, 2006 - 2012
  • Avalon Free Public Library
    Assistant Library Director, 2004 - 2006
  • Sussex County Library System
    Senior Reference Librarian, 2003 - 2004
  • Queens Borough Public Library
    Adult Service Librarian, 2000 - 2003
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