LibraryBox v2.1 and language translations...
We are currently working on the v2.1 update for LibraryBox, which is going to bring a host of useful additions to the platform. Among these are the addition of... Read more
As soon as I hit "publish" on this update, I'm driving to my local Post Office to drop off the final LibraryBox shipment to backers.
You read that right: As... Read more
LibraryBox v2.0 code is DONE
After 2 rounds of public beta, the release candidate is now officially the LibraryBox v2.0. The final code is done, configured, live on the website, and available for use. The... Read more
T-Shirts again, and more updates
Busy, busy, busy here at LibraryBox World Headquarters, but I have some good news to share that just couldn't wait. I found another T-shirt company that can do... Read more
Update & T-Shirt Orders
So I'm just about to finish the orders for the LibraryBox T-Shirts, having finally gotten all but two responses from people who are owed one. That order will be going... Read more
Stickers are outta here...
For everyone that I received a survey from (and there are STILL a few of you that haven't returned your Sticker survey!)...your stickers went in the mail this very morning.... Read more
Atlanta Mini Maker Faire
Tomorrow I will be attending the Atlanta Mini Maker Faire, with LibraryBox in tow! I will have LibraryBoxen from which you can download books, movies, and music...as well as stickers,... Read more
Stickers! Stickers! Stickers!
Just wanted to let you know that the Sticker rewards all arrived today, and they are GORGEOUS. Seriously, I'm thrilled with how well they turned out. I'll get good pics... Read more
Solar and the Atlanta Mini Maker Faire!
Hello all! Take a look at the photo below to see the parts that will become, I hope, the first fully-autonomous Solar powered LibraryBox. Lots of testing to do, but... Read more
Good new re: iOS 7
Some great news over the weekend...it looks like a fix is possible for the iOS 7 issue from the last update, and not only has it already been rolled into... Read more
You take the good, you take the bad...
Since the last update there’s been both good and bad things in the development of LibraryBox 2.0. Let’s do the bad first:
Last week, Apple released iOS7, the newest version... Read more
Even more hardware
This week brought another set of big movements towards fullfillment! The first is that the LibraryBox Hardware arrived...last week, I started getting the USB drives, well this week I finally... Read more
First hardware arrives
So this week I placed the order for all of the hardware necessary to build out everyone's LibraryBoxen! The first parts began arriving today, in the form of these.
The... Read more
Surveys, surveys, surveys
Sorry for the delay in updates, I am aiming at once a week so that everyone is on the same page as to development and progress!
This week has been... Read more
I'm going to try and keep updates to around once a week, just to keep everyone in the loop and so you know that progress hasn't stalled. We're continuing to... Read more
We did it!!!
After 30 crazy, awesome days, the campaign is officially funded!! Thank you to each and every backer, everyone that watched the video and read the story, and everyone that will... Read more
We did it! The Mesh Networking stretch goal has been hit, and now LibraryBox v2.0 will include the ability for multiple boxen to ID each other and automatically update contents... Read more
4 days left!
Just FOUR more days in the campaign, and we're SO CLOSE to the mesh networking goal. It's been a rocky couple of days on the pledge front, with the numbers... Read more
FTP Access is GO!
We officially hit our first stretch goal today, and by hitting $25K we will now be able to build out FTP access for updating the content on LibraryBox v2.0. This... Read more
Today marks the halfway point of the campaign, 15 days down and 15 more to go. It looks like we're likely to make the $25K stretch goal, but... Read more
Update 6 & Stretch Goals!
So sorry this has taken so long to get to you, but my initial stretch goals that I had prepared prior to launch were for $4000 and $4500.... Read more
Development begins & Happy 4th
I promised the developer today that I'd get a firm first-round of development goals to him on Monday...but that hasn't stopped the first round of code commits to the v2.0.... Read more
The awesome continues
Well, that last update looks a bit silly now, doesn't it? I really thought we'd have a problem hitting $10K by tonight, but instead we're sitting at $15K.
This is... Read more
Let's do this
For those of you that are backers that aren't librarians, I'm currently at the American Library Association Annual conference in Chicago, IL. This is the largest gathering of librarians in... Read more
3D container for LibraryBox v2.0 released
Just a quick update in the middle of what is still an incredible 48 hours...I managed to get the 3D printable files ready for publication, so: here you go!
LibraryBox... Read more
Humbled and amazed
I am humbled at the speed with which people have chosen to back LibraryBox v2.0. There are still many things to do, and hitting the goal is the start,... Read more