More to come soon. You are my new fav ocean blogger. It’s like you made of awesome.
Panel: Tim Ruder (Perfect Market Inc), Nadya Direkova (Google), Chris Bishop (PBS Kids Interactive), Dan Willis (Sapient)
Imagineering a look at the future five years from now.
Why would I want another device strapped to my wrist? Can’t my mobile be the interface?
My bathroom won’t be digitized? It already is with the Withings scale. How long until the toothbrush has built-in gaming. cf, ______.
WIll people have data shelters in the future? A sort of Faraday cage where no data can get in our out? Like a safe room from the invasion of the Internetz?
I don’t want to look at my fridge for data. That’s always seemed lame and stupid. I bought a top of the line Cusinart toaster oven and it broke on the first day. Do you think appliance manufacturers will do a good job of software/hardware integration? Out source that to Microsoft, a la Ford/Chevy Sync?
The best way to think about what five years into the future will look like is to look five years in the past? What were the tech and social issues of 2005?
Someone on the panel got jiggy with the photoshop.
The panel predicts that the future will be full of gadgets for privileged white people.
PBSKids will be augmented reality in five years.
Five years from now, PBSKids will look like a Cory Doctorow novel.
People freak out when the government takes your DNA profile. I don’t think people will be willingly handing it out to restaurants.
Here are some other predictions from other places around the Net:
Amy Seidenwurm Google Grants: free ad wordage for nonprofits. Google for Good. Like $10,000 in free ad words. But be prepared for the traffic with an adequate landing page.
Watch a live stream of J Nichols presenting “Oceanophilia - The Mind Ocean Connection” at Mote Marine Lab tonight…. http://fb.me/6pBGBpw
Wallace “J” Nichols preso at Mote Marine Laboratory tonight.
Attending the second Florida Drupal Camp at the Mind Comet building near Orlando, FL. I’ve forgotten a lot of what I started learning at the first camp last year.
One thing that is different this year is the Coding for a Cause. Rather than throwing up a series of unrelated, theoretical examples of Drupal sites, the organziers are working with a local non-profit to set up a working site as a function of the camp. The group they are working with is Seed Orland Artist Alliance. Up until now they’ve relied on Facebook to coordinate their web presence. Coding for a Cause—what a neat concept.
Fritjof Capra. Web of Life. Diego Uribe.