Archive for June, 2009

Reboot asks: can public service start-ups transform Britain?

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009Paul Miler says YES WE CAN.We’re still just at the beginning of understanding the relationship between government and the ways that digital technologies can help deliver public goods – sometimes through government itself and sometimes through new lightweight public service ...

Reboot asks: from social media to social good?

Monday, June 29th, 2009In 1997 Charles Handy wrote a book called the Hungry Spirit, in it he askedCan Capitalism be made more decent and its instrument business work more obviously for the good of all, everywhere?Handy to my mind sits alongside Ivan Illich ...

Reboot asks: what is the highest form of efficiency?

Monday, June 29th, 2009According to Woodrow Wilson it thespontaneous cooperation of free people.Lee Bryant in last weeks Independent – asked the question, whether people power can reboot Britain?Reboot is a event happening next Monday [6th July @ the Savoy Place] exploring what and ...

Roku’s Reward

Friday, June 19th, 2009There is no online and offline - there is only blended reality[caption id="attachment_3994" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="http://www.flickr.com/photos/yasminespics/2976422239/"][/caption]When the world is your playing field, and the game is afoot, having what you need when andwhere you need it at your fingertips makes ...

Mobile Intelligence

Thursday, June 18th, 2009Jamais Cascio talking about mobile intelligence

Mad Avenue Blues

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

Rebooting Britain

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009A call to arms has sounded - that hails you and I to be participants,  as Woodrow Wilson wroteThe highest and best form of efficiency is the spontaneous cooperation of free people.That's us then!! Reboot Britain shouts from the rooftops ...

Quotes for the early 21st Century

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009The guys at Freedom Lab - have set up a shop on the Spreadshirt platform - selling T-shirts with quotes from various people they have interviewed as part of their future studies program.Here's mine

Crowdsourcing Blade Runner in a read-write participatory culture

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009That is a mouthful but it pretty much sums up this project.RSA films are developing a series of web shorts for Blade Runner, The project is called “Purefold.” The series of linked 5- to 10-minute shorts, aimed first at the ...

Jamais Cascio on mobile Intelligence

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009Jamais Cascio spoke about Mobile Intelligence at MoMoIn this video Jamais Cascio talks about Mobile Intelligence (”Your Brain’s Future, Mobilized”). This is about the Augmented Future: augmented awareness, augmented society, augmented environments… He sketches 3 possible futures: participatory, interconnected and ...

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