In the Future Everything Will Be A Coffee Shop →
electro-clarifier: newsyc: In the Future Everything Will Be A Coffee Shop (blog.speculist.com) In the late 80’s they said the world would become a mall. So is the coffeeshop it’s replacement?
Can The Minority Report Turn Into Real Life?
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Cory Doctorow: A Vocabulary for Speaking about the... →
Growling at the Moon: So, in the future when there... →
growltiger: So, in the future when there is free energy and currency/wealth is based on Whuffie will we be rewarded for sharing our entire lives on twitter or only for stating witty aphorisms? Just randomly, a nice lady who was once on a VH1 show (and for some reason I still follow her) tweeted that her… following
Business Ideas I would like to be true...
marwann: - Foursquare of the good deed I have always been in fond of finding useful ways to contribute to society. People are more and more connected and social networks helped them create their status. Raising your whuffie through badges earned on a Foursquare-like social network dedicated to good deeds could be a nice way. Taking those ideas, changing them and making them come true (or...
Dealing with death in a digital world →
singularitarian: WHEN tragedy strikes and a loved one is lost, the last thing a grieving family would think is “what’s to become of their Facebook page?” But for a growing number of people each year, dealing with digital belongings the deceased leaves behind - from their Twitter account to computer files stored remotely, in the cloud - is a difficult, messy task. That’s why John Wightmann, a...
What we’ve seen over the last 30 years is a war on the human imagination. That’s...– David Graeber (via azspot)
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Wired | The New Diamond Age →
Aron Weingarten brings the yellow diamond up to the stainless steel jeweler’s loupe he holds against his eye. We are in Antwerp, Belgium, in Weingarten’s marbled and gilded living room on the edge of the city’s gem district, the center of the diamond universe. Nearly 80 percent of the world’s rough and polished diamonds move through the hands of Belgian gem traders like Weingarten, a dealer who...
Proponents of peer-to-peer car sharing say it could easily outstrip traditional...– Will Car-Sharing Networks Change the Way We Travel? - Entrepreneurial Insights - TIME (via infoneer-pulse)
When predicting technology trends, Bill Buxton, Principal Researcher at...– Reshaping the Way We Think about RFID | ThingMagic’s RFID Blog - Radio Frequency Identification Company and Industry News (via smarterplanet) I dont agree. We can expect faster market cycles for many reasons. I think 10 years fits outdated dysfunctional corporations, but crowd sourcing &...
When it shall be said in any country in the world, my poor are happy; neither...– Thomas Paine (via azspot)
Solve for X →
amyd: New Google project… Solve for X is a place where the curious can go to hear and discuss radical technology ideas for solving global problems. Radical in the sense that the solutions could help billions of people. Radical in the sense that the audaciousness of the proposals makes them sound like science fiction. And radical in the sense that there is some real technology breakthrough on the...