Tag Archive for ‘habitats’
Unloading supplies onto the International Space Station.
“Insure copyright. All other considerations secondary. Culture expendable.” — How It Wasn’t Bots That Killed the Hugo Awards
Imagine our culture as the Nostromo.
Oh, and I heard that some $21 trillion dollars have been misplaced.
PZ Myers is the wet towel in our echo chambers of grandiose ideas.
From Prosthetic Memory to Cities to #OWS to Time Machines: Terrific TV Interview with William Gibson
“The only real time machine is just getting older. It’s very slow, but eventually—it eventually gets you to the 21st century. Or the 22nd.”
I’d say reality has already become a science fiction movie, and what we all still think of as the present is in reality the past.
More Days of Glass: Why “Future Vision” Concepts Like These Are Useless at Best (and Misleading at Worst)
Microsoft and RIM: more future visions for the digital-age Eloi. Is it so hard to sketch a world where innovative technologies work for real people?
Not afraid of Freud, Morozov deploys the term ”intellectual” a record 23 times like a cohort of thugs.
Singularity, here we come.
Steve Jobs, 1955 – 2011 | Ralph Steinman, 1943 – 2011
Economic growth is not the only story in town about growth, but the one most often told. Plus, depleting our resources is an effect, not the cause of our woes.
Waiter, can I have my future a bit rougher, and a little more gritty? I mean, like, the way it looks outside?
The notion that somebody is “gaming the system” is a paranoid but convenient fiction that keeps us from realizing how broken everything really is.
If we can’t fix our educational system soon, we will take the path of the ancient Mycenaeans, marveling at technological artifacts we can no longer create, or use.
Memes, temes, and the rise of the machine in purely virtual habitats.
One of the best book trailers I’ve ever seen.
How “Hubris Kills” and “The Speed-Up Speeds Up”: Syd Mead on Blade Runner, Transportation, and Biotechnology
Visual futurist Syd Mead reflecting upon the nature of creativity and how it drives the future.
The first “The World After Advertising” Congress at the Düsseldorfer Rheinterrasse did exceptionally well on all fronts.
Take the Social Web, RFID, and a brand people can identify with, and combine everything into a world that’s every bit as exciting as it is frightening in its prospects.
On Stowe Boyd’s presentation “Social Media Blur: Blogs, Networks, Streams” at the Next10 Conference in Berlin, May 11–12, 2010.