The Future As Seen By Me In 2010

Well looky here, things one has scanned in eh. (ignore the photo, that's some guy that made some accounting software, not sure what became of him ;) MIKE RIVERSDALE is fuming. The expensive headphones he bought in Sydney three weeks ago have just died. His first reaction is not to randomly spill expletives into his coffee, but to use his iPhone to vent his frustration to his Twitter con- tacts, under the moniker Miramar Mike. "I will also put, 'What should I do?' It's a conversation. I'm reaching out to the people following me." The council predicts hand-held digital devices such as smartphones will rule the world in 2040. They already rule the life of Mr Riversdale, whose company WaveAdept helps businesses adapt - their computing sys- tems to allow staff to work from anywhere - and with anyone. In order of fre- equency, he uses his iPhone to tweet (1136 followers; 8363 tweets since joining), e-mail, make phone calls and use online services, such as checki

A date for your calendar - egovernment in New Zealand, Sat 15th Sept

Just a reminder - see you all there


The date for your calendar is Saturday 15th September for the BarCampWellingtonNZegov:
... making a difference to egovernment in New Zealand. We are a small country with a very well connected, vibrant web community. government 2.0 can happen here!

The day is being hosted by Fronde at their Queen's Wharf office, is free and totally driven by you fine people in the community ('BarCamp' background and what to expect).

8 things you can do now that will give us a government for the 21st century:
  1. Read about the BarCampWellingtonNZegov
  2. Book it in your diary (Sat 15th Sept)
    Add BarCampWellingtonNZegov to your Google calendar
  3. Tell others you're coming along (edit the page and pop down your name)
  4. Add your name to the mailing list:
    Subscribe by sending a blank email to barcampwellingtonnzegov-subscribe(at)
  5. Get a T-shirt
  6. Copy this posting and add to your own blog (different sized images available)
  7. Put your hand up for a 'subject'
  8. Participate, communicate and be active


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