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.

The Web We Lost

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

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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

On The Brink

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.

The New Aesthetic

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

Bookmarks for December 15th

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

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

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."

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.

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.

Bookmarks for November 16th through November 18th

Bookmarks for October 30th through October 31st