Flying car crashes near Vernon, B.C., school

Flying car crashes near Vernon, B.C., school
I am pretty sure that’s the first time we have a traffic accident involving a flying car.

Flying car crashes near Vernon, B.C., school I am pretty sure that’s the first time we have a traffic accident involving a flying car.

The Web We Lost

Anil Dash turned his blog post on the web we lost1 into a talk at the Berkman Center at Harvard:

[Direct link]

He posted a bunch of links on his blog that expand on the ideas put forth in his talk. Good stuff, all around.


  1. And which was interestingly enough really popular in the German blogosphere

Anil Dash turned his blog post on the web we lost1 into a talk at the Berkman Center at Harvard: [Direct link] He posted a bunch of links on his blog that expand on the ideas put forth in his talk. Good stuff, all around. And which was interestingly enough really popular in the German […]

On The Brink

On the Brink of a Networked Society [via]

2000, the Year Formerly Known as the Future

2000, the Year Formerly Known as the Future

Let’s time-travel back to the year 2000 and have a look.

2000, the Year Formerly Known as the Future Let’s time-travel back to the year 2000 and have a look.

The New Aesthetic

I somehow missed this the first time it came around, so here are just a couple of links. Fascinating stuff.

I somehow missed this the first time it came around, so here are just a couple of links. Fascinating stuff. The New Aesthetic #sxaesthetic An Essay on the New Aesthetic

Bookmarks for December 15th

F.A.Z.-Community The 20 Unhappiest People You Meet In The Comments Sections Of Year-End Lists : Monkey See : NPR "it's not just about knitting!" Official Google Webmaster Central Blog: Clicks and impressions for authors Untitled (http://memegenerator.net/cache/instances/400x/11/12016/12304692.jpg) New version of @CarcassonneApp ? Wheeeeeee! | Flickr – Photo Sharing! Last year around the same time: Future-Friendly Resources

The internet is over

It was the end of day two of South by Southwest Interactive, the world’s highest-profile gathering of geeks and the venture capitalists who love them, and I’d been pursuing a policy of asking those I met, perhaps a little too aggressively, what it was exactly that they did. What is “user experience”, really? What the hell is “the gamification of healthcare”? Or “geofencing”? Or “design thinking”? Or “open source government”? What is “content strategy”? No, I mean, like, specifically?

Oliver Burkeman: SXSW 2011: The internet is over

Oliver Burkeman went to Texas to the South by Southwest festival of film, music and technology, in search of the next big idea. After three days he found it: the boundary between ‘real life’ and ‘online’ has disappeared.

Future

Imagine it’s 1995: almost no one but Gordon Gekko and Zack Morris have cellphones, pagers are the norm; dial-up modems screech and scream to connect you an internet without Google, Facebook, or YouTube; Dolly has not yet been cloned; the first Playstation is the cutting edge in gaming technology; the Human Genome Project is creeping along; Mir is still in space; MTV still plays music; Forrest Gump wins an academy award and Pixar releases their first feature film, Toy Story. Now take that mindset and pretend you’re reading the first page of a new sci-fi novel.

The First Decade of the Future is Behind Us

Imagine it’s 1995: almost no one but Gordon Gekko and Zack Morris have cellphones, pagers are the norm; dial-up modems screech and scream to connect you an internet without Google, Facebook, or YouTube; Dolly has not yet been cloned; the first Playstation is the cutting edge in gaming technology; the Human Genome Project is creeping […]

Construction Begins on America’s First Commercial Spaceship Factory

I have nothing to add to the excitement over at Boing Boing: Construction Begins on America’s First Commercial Spaceship Factory

We’re living in the future!

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Watching the Corners: On Future-Proofing Your Passion

Watching the Corners: On Future-Proofing Your Passion

"Spend less time fantasizing about ‘success’ and way more time making really cool mistakes."

Watching the Corners: On Future-Proofing Your Passion "Spend less time fantasizing about ‘success’ and way more time making really cool mistakes."

I need to talk to you about computers.

I need to talk to you about computers.

Insightful essay about the history of computers in the light of the iPad.

I need to talk to you about computers. Insightful essay about the history of computers in the light of the iPad.

2010: Living In the Future | the book

2010: Living In the Future | the book

A completely book about the year 2010, written in 1972. Awesome.

2010: Living In the Future | the book A completely book about the year 2010, written in 1972. Awesome.

Bookmarks for November 16th through November 18th

These are my links for November 16th through November 18th: "Streams of Content, Limited Attention: The Flow of Information through Social Media" – Academia vs Business – The Web in Danger – Anil Dash – This, for me, is a social issue, a cultural issue, and a political issue, not just a technological issue. Social […]

Bookmarks for October 30th through October 31st

These are my links for October 30th through October 31st: Mob Rule! How Users Took Over Twitter | Magazine – plasticbag.org: Is the pace of change really such a shock? – Internet Memes – Listorious: Discover the Best Twitter Lists – Steepster Blog : Brewing a Better Rating System –