Posted by btchakir
As you read this over the internet you realize that you have replaced what we used to exchange in print… or even, for Pete’s sake, by voice over the phone or while having coffee… with interactions by computer on our own time and only when we really want it. And it seems live and it can be interacted with in an eternal present.
But what comes next? What are the situations we can’t even imagine that will be our communication norm in less than a generation… that will make Facebook seem like the telegraph?
I just spent an hour and a half listening to a replay of a forum at the World Science Festival called Internet Everywhere. If you remember when we didn’t spend our time with a computer and a mouse or a touchpad and our finger bringing our minds together over the internet… not very long ago… then remember how we didn’t even begin to imagine where we are today.
You’ve got to watch/listen to this:
You can thank me later.
- Going Cashless May Be in the Not-Too-Distant Future (turbotax.intuit.com)
- Distant Reader (ask.metafilter.com)
- The History & Structure of the Universe (livasperiklis.com)
- How to Use Pinterest for Marketing Strategies with New RAW Training (prweb.com)
Posted in Announcement, Art, Arts, Corporations, creativity, Dreams, Education, ethics, Family, government, history, Internet, Interview, News, Opinion, podcast, Politics, quote, radio, recording, Science, Technology, Television, Video, Word from Bill