This animation shows all scheduled flights over a 24h period (based on 2008 data). Every day 93,000 flights are starting from approx. 9,000 airports. At all times there are between 8,000 and 13,000 airplanes in the air. This animation was produced for the high definition 3D-Globe "Orbitarium" in Technorama - The...
Anybody who uses the Internet should read E.M. Forster's The Machine Stops. It is a chilling, short story masterpiece about the role of technology in our lives. Written in 1909, it's as relevant today as the day it was published. Forster has several prescient notions including instant messages (email!) and cinematophoes (machines that project...
Maybe everybody subscribe The Technium by Kevin Kelly.
Anyway it's here if someone don't.
While there is only One Machine, there are many cloud computers. Each is a collective of computers acting as one computer.
... and Earth!
I just read about the Flag of Earth and flew so far...
Via Conceptual Trends
The Flag of Earth was created by James Cadle inspired by the debate before the first astronauts landed on the Moon about the flag to be planted as a symbol of the accomplishment. The American flag, which doesn't represent all inhabitants of Earth...
A friend showed me this link. I don't have time to read it completely right now, but it was interesting to peruse, and seemed relevant. Interesting arguments to ponder. cheers.
I am not the first, nor the only one, to believe a superorganism is emerging from the cloak of wires, radio waves, and electronic nodes wrapping the surface of our...
The World's Premier Conference for Youth
Changing the World brings together the world's greatest visionaries to
inspire young people to innovate and better our world. The topics covered
include: technology, science, design, entrepreneurship, philanthropy,
and the arts. Among this year's speakers...
In process towards my end presentation for my Progress & Innovation class I've been sketching some more ideas about Mozilla.
This first one is all about the current browser war and their progress towards the imminent "Web 3.0" like the world of Aurora and other next-gen internet internet ideas.
Internet Exploder is a bit...