Random thoughts triggered by Nicola’s link. What if what was going to be a major roadblock to ubiquitous computing is the idea that as users, we want to be able to point to where a “technology-enabled” object lies? That we cannot live with the idea that we no longer have an on/off relationship like the… Continue reading To see or not to see?
“Caring from a distance” The tagline for a telecare (read remote care for the elderly) conference last year. Somehow doesn’t quite get the point across.
Cartoon by Dave Walker via We Blog Cartoons.
How to cater to an audience… via Asian Pacific Headhunter
This article prompted some thoughts about this society’s obsession with documenting everything. The article starts rather nicely with “When I was a boy—I can remember how my Mother would spend a good part of her Sundays. She would take out her phonebook—a tattered collection of names and numbers written in handwriting you could barely read,… Continue reading Living your lifestream yet?
I’m a terrible geek. I don’t buy my own stuff. My ibook came with my grad program. My camera is a loan from Matt who also gave me my iShuffle as a gift (which I have forgotten in the washer twice so far). My phone is a gift from my best friend who bought it… Continue reading Blame it on…
Tom Klinkowstein will be exhibiting a visual projection of what it will feel like in a connected world in 2030, a project he worked on with Irene Pereyra: “The project, a large digital “diagrammatic narrative”, portrays a day in a designer’s life in the year 2030 and her relationship to the objects and environments around… Continue reading A Day in the life of smart things: 2030
I will write more extensively about Luminous Green this week and what it feels like to be in a room full of artists, advertisers and cultural types talking about sustainability but for now i’ll concentrate on a smaller anecdote around the event that links nicely to the recent conversations about the use Powerpoint. In order… Continue reading Presentation sustainability