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

Barcamps: Internet Identity AND Auckland 2 are a GO!

Internet Identity Barcamp
The Internet Identity Barcamp is being held on the Weekend of the 26th April in Wellington, just prior to the Managing Identity in New Zealand conference being held at Te Papa. An OpenID devcamp is played for the Sunday.

  • Where: State Services Commission [100 Molesworth Street, Wellington - ZoomIn Map ~ Google Map]
  • When:
    • Friday 25th April
      1:00pm - 4:00 Pm, Overview presentations and session planning plus drinks at a local pub after.
    • Saturday 26th April
      9:30am - 6:00pm Open Sessions.

Barcamp Auckland 2
Ludwig has just released the dates and sign-up details for the most excellent Auckland Barcamp ...

  • When: 9am - 5pm, 12th July, 2008
  • Where: Botany Downs Secondary College [575 Chapel Rd, Auckland - ZoomIn map ~ Google Map]

More (all!) NZ Barcamp details at


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