Pinboard links for November 29th, syndicated automagically: The Strange Birth and Long Life of Unix – They say that when one door closes on you, another opens. People generally offer this bit of wisdom just to lend some solace after a misfortune. But sometimes it's actually true. It certainly was for Ken Thompson and the […]
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These are my links for November 5th through November 6th: Networked Society ‘On the Brink’ – I favorited a YouTube video: In On The Brink we discuss the past, present and future of connectivity with a mix of people including David Rowan, chief editor of Wired UK; Caterina Fake, founder of Flickr; and Eric Wahlforss, […]
Pinboard links for October 30th, syndicated automagically: W3C Social Business Jam – 8-10 November 2011 – The W3C Social Business Jam is an online conversation among leaders in business, government and technology about the current state of social business, the future role that social technologies can play in improving the bottom line, and how social […]
20 years of goodness distilled into three minutes … cool as it can be: I remember making my first baby steps with Linux in the early nineties, thanks to a friend and early evangelist who showed me the sensation … and after some Xenteded Pause I reclimbed the wagon around Hoary times. No regrets, no.
Via BoingBoing via KevinKelly in the NYTimes: • Every new technology will bite back. The more powerful its gifts, the more powerfully it can be abused. Look for its costs. • Technologies improve so fast you should postpone getting anything you need until the last second. Get comfortable with the fact that anything you buy […]
Almost a history of design, complete with AEG, Bauhaus, the Eames brothers and more. Pdf here at DMI. During most of the twentieth century, corporations and cultural institutions asked designers to play a focused and limited role in product and service development. Today, that role is expanding and the core of the field, design thinking, […]