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

Webstock 2013 - Your Votes

Yes, I have popped up a site for all 2013 Conference attendees, Shared Note Taking: http://goo.gl/LOY2w



As a jolly exercise back in February I posted, "Webstock 2013: Who Would You Like To See" and it's been slowly collecting votes and input over the past 7 months.

I've now removed the form and, remembering, "this is merely a whisper in the dark and no-one from Webstock has to take any notice whatsoever" holds as true now as it did then, here's the results:
And for those that want to know who else people wanted:
  • Bret Victor
  • Jan Chipchase
  • Avinash Kaushik
  • Oliver Jeffers
  • Kirby Ferguson Bill Buxton Erik Spiekermann Oliver Jeffers
  • Jan Chipchase - http://janchipchase.com/
  • Tim Ferris
  • Pete Cashmore
  • Kiwi speakers!
  • Reggie Watts
  • Reggie Watts
  • Bret Victor
  • Tim Ferris
  • Paul Dacre daily mail
  • Jason Calacanis
  • all the above except that last one
  • Speakers from NEW ZEALAND!!! Give Kiwis a chance.
  • All of the above!
  • Rob Conery
  • mike masnick
  • I think the webstock people don't need to be told :)

Webstock 2013 - 11th-15th February, Wellington Town Hall (NZ)
And from the Webstock mailing list (if you're not on it you'll not get the latest -subscribe by sending an emaill to mike@webstock.org.nz)
We can neither confirm nor deny that Webstock '13 will launch sometime in September. But, you know...



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