For my friends that couldn’t make it (or are not in Melbourne) here’s a rough brain dump of the Eyeborg presentation, from Sunday night at The Other Film Festival. In summary, I was extremely impressed with Rob ‘Eyeborg‘ Spence’s presentation. He is funny, smart, well-spoken, knowledgeable.. and he looks like a pirate! (I may have […]Read more "notes from the Eyeborg presentation at The Other Film Festival"
Via Chairman Bruce comes this tale of tech woes; oh noes, b-loggin’ is not so hip no moar with, you know, teh_kidz AND TWITTER NEVER WILL BE! This article (and the many before like it) hits a nerve with me, in that it perpuates a lot of ideas that I’m sick of hearing. In short, I TAKE […]Read more "attn: media – your analysis of teen tech trends is not valid"
from Manchester Evening News ‘Super wardens’ go on patrol PRIVATELY-employed `super wardens’ are to go on patrol in Greater Manchester wearing head-mounted video cameras. The 20 parking attendants, who work for NCP Services, will be the first in the country to be issued with the equipment. Their main role is to issue parking tickets but […]Read more "..’Super wardens’ go on patrol.."
from Charlie’s Diary Shaping the future … The big surprise in the 20th century remember that personal jet car? was the redefinition of progress that took place some time between 1950 and 1970. Before 1800, human beings didn’t travel faster than a horse could gallop. The experience of travel was that it was […]Read more "..Shaping the future.."
from fastcompany.com A Head For Detail Gordon Bell will never forget what I look like. He’ll never forget what I sound like, either. Actually, he’ll never forget a single detail about me. That’s because when I first met the affable 72-year-old computer scientist at the offices of Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Research Labs, in Redmond, Washington, he […]Read more "..A Head For Detail.."
trying to compare and contrast the two notions – both extrapoliations of how current technology will change society in years to come..Read more "you say Participatory Panopticon, I say Super Public"
from PhysOrg.com Colleges warn about networking sites Incoming college students are hearing the usual warnings this summer about the dangers of everything from alcohol to credit card debt. But many are also getting lectured on a new topic – the risks of Internet postings, particularly on popular social networking sites such as Facebook. From large […]Read more "..Colleges warn about networking sites.."
from WSJ.com Some Students Find Themselves In Principal’s Office Over Blog As parents wring their hands about Internet predators, many teens are worried about a different kind of online intruder: the school principal. Students are blogging about schoolyard crushes and feuds, posting gossip about classmates on social-networking sites like MySpace.com and Facebook.com, and sharing their […]Read more "kids love bloggin’, schools not happy"
from The Globe and Mail Teens like to hide identity on Net, study finds Almost six in 10 teenagers are disguising their identities on the Internet, according to a new study that looks at a generation of Web-savvy young Canadians. Whether it’s pretending to be older or a different gender, those in Grades 7 through […]Read more "the kidz are still using handles or wot?"