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Advancing the medium of
change
13,700,000,000 years ago
4,450,000,000 years ago
130,000 years ago
7,300 years ago - Agriculture
150 years ago - Industrial Revolution
We were powerful.
1945 - Hiroshima
We were dangerous.
1983 - Exxon Valdez Spill
1994 - Rwanda
2000 - Aral Sea dies
We thought we
were in control.
2001 - 911
2006 - Climate Change
2008 - Global markets collapse
We were wrong.
“A flaw in the model...




...that defines how the world works.”
We’re making our
planet inhospitable.
We’re killing
each other.
We’re killing
 ourselves.
We’re screwed.
But, there’s hope.
1946 - First Computer
1969 - Internet Launched
1973 - Phones go ‘mobile’
1991 - Web Launched
1998
1999
2002 - Smartphone
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007 - Wins “Best of Web” at SXSW
2007
2008
4 billion people
connected together
through
a new medium
that’s open
that’s mobile
that’s social
that’s personal
that’s public
that’s spontaneous
that’s engaging
that’s practical
A medium of change.
...the way we come together




                   #hohoTO – flash mobilization
           600 person party, $25k + 2t food...
... the systems of our society




                    #iranelections – the public vote
          a global demonstration i...
... our culture and mindset




          #MyIdeaforCA – political engagement
          Harnessing the collective wisdom o...
It’s our future.
It’s up to you.
Application




     Development       Research




bringing it together to build it better
Advancing the medium of
change
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ChangeMedium presentation made at StatusCamp Montreal to provide context of micro-bloggling's role in the future of society.

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    1. 1. Advancing the medium of change
    2. 2. 13,700,000,000 years ago
    3. 3. 4,450,000,000 years ago
    4. 4. 130,000 years ago
    5. 5. 7,300 years ago - Agriculture
    6. 6. 150 years ago - Industrial Revolution
    7. 7. We were powerful.
    8. 8. 1945 - Hiroshima
    9. 9. We were dangerous.
    10. 10. 1983 - Exxon Valdez Spill
    11. 11. 1994 - Rwanda
    12. 12. 2000 - Aral Sea dies
    13. 13. We thought we were in control.
    14. 14. 2001 - 911
    15. 15. 2006 - Climate Change
    16. 16. 2008 - Global markets collapse
    17. 17. We were wrong.
    18. 18. “A flaw in the model... ...that defines how the world works.”
    19. 19. We’re making our planet inhospitable.
    20. 20. We’re killing each other.
    21. 21. We’re killing ourselves.
    22. 22. We’re screwed.
    23. 23. But, there’s hope.
    24. 24. 1946 - First Computer
    25. 25. 1969 - Internet Launched
    26. 26. 1973 - Phones go ‘mobile’
    27. 27. 1991 - Web Launched
    28. 28. 1998
    29. 29. 1999
    30. 30. 2002 - Smartphone
    31. 31. 2003
    32. 32. 2004
    33. 33. 2005
    34. 34. 2006
    35. 35. 2007 - Wins “Best of Web” at SXSW
    36. 36. 2007
    37. 37. 2008
    38. 38. 4 billion people connected together
    39. 39. through a new medium
    40. 40. that’s open
    41. 41. that’s mobile
    42. 42. that’s social
    43. 43. that’s personal
    44. 44. that’s public
    45. 45. that’s spontaneous
    46. 46. that’s engaging
    47. 47. that’s practical
    48. 48. A medium of change.
    49. 49. ...the way we come together #hohoTO – flash mobilization 600 person party, $25k + 2t food donated no single leader – idea to event in 18 days
    50. 50. ... the systems of our society #iranelections – the public vote a global demonstration in-spite of political influence surfacing the action for all to debate
    51. 51. ... our culture and mindset #MyIdeaforCA – political engagement Harnessing the collective wisdom of constituents
    52. 52. It’s our future.
    53. 53. It’s up to you.
    54. 54. Application Development Research bringing it together to build it better
    55. 55. Advancing the medium of change

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