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

Foo Camp is merely 3 days away

[Updated] FooCamp (also known as 'Kiwi Foo' and 'Baaa Camp') is hosting Kim Hill's Saturday morning National Radio show - so listen in and you'll definitely hear the "organised chaos" but maybe me.

Starting to get the camping equipment ready for my first Foo Camp (Kiwi Foo/Baa camp) being held oop north on Friday/Saturday. Also getting my head around what I'd like to present/generate conversation around, namely:
  • NZ Web Community - just how much of a closed shop/small world is it?
  • Barcamps - stories from the trenches and what people think the direction could be
I'm also keen as mustard to be involved in any talk about TheFreeNet Aotearoa and how Miramar and Wellington could move towards being an exemplar "online community" - exciting times ahead ...

AAAAANND, really looking forward to meeting old friends and colleagues, making new acquaintances and having loads of fun in the sun and after dark (Werewolf will be played!)

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