Here's a take on what the future holds according to the BBC. I don't often like to do this kind of prediction, tho' I love to read it and imagine. I wonder which of these will come to pass.
The third annual Temporal Web Analytics conference will take place in Rio! Looks like an interesting set of questions. I wonder if scheme versioning or something like it will be discussed.
When I think about how information organization frameworks manifest I think about the diversity of biospheres and animal species. My latest inspiration is Death Valley and all of the beauty there. Here's a picture from the Devil's Corn Field.
This year proved to be a personal record year. I traveled more than 88,000 miles this year, and I published more work this year than ever before (I think). I am also honored to have worked with Mike Crandall on two amazing projects: ChronoZoom and Learning Linked Data.
I spoke in Marília, Florianópolis, Montréal, Baltimore, Vancouver, Mysore, Seattle, and Toronto among other places. It was great to see friends and colleagues on the road. I have now given more than 90 professional talks in my career.
And last, but not least, I will be one of the recipients of the ALISE/Bohdan S. Wynar Research Paper award for my JASIST Paper "The Strange Case of Eugenics: A Subject’s Ontogeny in a Long-Lived Classification Scheme and the Question of Collocative Integrity." Here's to a good 2013!