Showing posts from February, 2014

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 2014 - Collaborative Note Taking

This year I thought I'd take a different approach to the annual Webstock Collaborative Note Taking site - - by making it an easily updatable index to documents people are sharing. Why? There's far more going on than just the Google Docs listed It's not just about Google Docs I have time pressures It's "us/you" and not just "me" There is a potential downside though, people fall back to their Word documents on the laptop (do people still do this ... at Webstock ... a conference about the web ... ?). Thoughts?