Monthly Archives: February 2010

Digital life after death

Scott Brown takes a look at what to do with your digital remains after you die.  It’s not something I think about often, but this is one of the odd latent effects of online social life.  What is to become … Continue reading

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David Cameron: The next age of government

Not a very imaginative view of what government could look like in the Information Age, but Cameron at least starts the conversation. http://video.ted.com/assets/player/swf/EmbedPlayer.swf

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Blaise Aguera y Arcas demos augmented-reality maps

Looks a lot like google maps until the live video and photosynth style geospatial augmentation of the 3D maps.  http://video.ted.com/assets/player/swf/EmbedPlayer.swf

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Blaise Aguera y Arcas demos Photosynth

The Photosynth 3D reconstruction of Notre Dame from Flickr photos is pretty impressive. http://video.ted.com/assets/player/swf/EmbedPlayer.swf

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Nanotech in Ann Arbor

It’s interesting to look at the things that NiMBS (http://nano.med.umich.edu/) at U of Michigan are doing with nanotechnology. If you look at the platforms and projects section of their website, some of their work sounds like the stuff of science … Continue reading

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Clay Shirky: How cellphones, Twitter, Facebook can make history

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Clay Shirky: Institutions vs. collaboration

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