Tag Archive for ‘temes & transitions’
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.
What amazes me most is that there’s still so many pen-and-paper RPG gamers around.
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.
Footage from Kim Stanley Robinson at the “Competing Cosmologies, Effecting Worlds: Intersections of Science and Religion” event at Duke University, NC.
On Stefana Broadband’s presentation “Power Struggle and Choosing the Right Channel” at the Next10 Conference in Berlin, May 11–12, 2010.
#Next10 Conference—Giant Leaps, Small Steps: The Post-Purchase Dissonance of the “Game Changing” Chord
An introductory review of the Next10 Conference in Berlin, May 11–12, 2010, and its motto “Game Changers.”
This EWS/WWF commercial for the UAE is nicely done, but it lacks storytelling. Usually, it’s not the advice that sticks, it’s the story that goes with it.
The Future That Never Was and The Future That Is.
The idea of “digital natives” makes much more sense if applied to people who actually live in the digital media.
Cute little Japanese ad for a camera from Takara Tomi which, well, can produce its printed photographs itself.
Just after I wrote about the Houston Space Center’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab, boston.com’s Big Picture series put a brand new photograph online.