We live in incredible times with such possibilities that is clear. Although its easily dismissed by looking down at our feet or at the endless attempts to regain our trust from the big corps.
To quote Buckminster Fuller “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”
You are seeing aspects of this happening with hard work going into building an open hardware ebook reader.
Ian thinks: This work is so essential for all public service, non-profits and government organisations. Starting to chip away at what value means beyond the attention economy.
Ian thinks: Yancey talks a good game about going beyond financial maximization and society changes but I’m not convinced about bentoism.
Ian thinks: Its another attempt, good idea combining projects but wondering about the applications of use?
Ian thinks: Maybe Jamies conspiracy is a little heavy but a good thoughtful podcast
Ian thinks: good introduction by ex Mozillan written a few years ago but parts later are up to date
Ian thinks: Sex tech grows its own infrastructure to over come the adolescent thoughts of the tech industry
Ian thinks: Vinnie and Douglas talk about the importance of the human element in music and everything.
Ian thinks: Got to love Malcolm Gladwell’s analysis of the university system, although maybe not quite right. He’s funny and rolls the research into a great story.
Ian thinks: People are having fun with this right now, wonder how many people will actually request their data? I put my request in a few days ago, will you?