THINGS I LIKE
AND TECHNOLOGY
   Tara Indigo (@taraindigo)

   UrbanCamp 2009-09-13
ANIMALS AND PETS

Find lost pets using microchips

Save from extinction via breeding and recording habitat loss
ART AND DRAWING

Using GIMP and other open-source tools

99designs.com for maybe one day winning some pocket money

Tools ...
READING BOOKS
WATCHING MOVIES
Find and buy them on the internet

Especially when not in local stores

Not mainstream, thin...
WRITING STORIES

Use a word processor, better than writing long stories by hand

I use OpenOffice, but think latest Word i...
BIKE RIDING

Find good places to go

Plan route on Google Maps

Find out distance
COMPUTER GAMES

My Nintendo DS and PlayStation 3

My Linux Desktop and EEEPC

Making games with Blender
AND ...

There are some things I don’t like ...
WALKING FAR

Can use a car, but bad for the environment
SPELLING

But, komputers can do spell-checking !
MISSING PEOPLE

My Mum’s just landed in Abu Dhabi ... and I got a message by
Facebook ... right after listening to Paul Fe...
THE REST OF MY
LIFE ...


Depends on good uses of technology

               Thanks !
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Lightning talk given by @taraindigo at UrbanCamp on 2009-09-13 describing things she likes and how they are "improved" by the use of technology ... plus a few counter-examples !

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  • Things I like and Technology

    1. 1. THINGS I LIKE AND TECHNOLOGY Tara Indigo (@taraindigo) UrbanCamp 2009-09-13
    2. 2. ANIMALS AND PETS Find lost pets using microchips Save from extinction via breeding and recording habitat loss
    3. 3. ART AND DRAWING Using GIMP and other open-source tools 99designs.com for maybe one day winning some pocket money Tools that I can use for my career
    4. 4. READING BOOKS WATCHING MOVIES Find and buy them on the internet Especially when not in local stores Not mainstream, things like anime / manga Need technology to watch movies and print books
    5. 5. WRITING STORIES Use a word processor, better than writing long stories by hand I use OpenOffice, but think latest Word is better Publish on-demand, e.g. http://lulu.com
    6. 6. BIKE RIDING Find good places to go Plan route on Google Maps Find out distance
    7. 7. COMPUTER GAMES My Nintendo DS and PlayStation 3 My Linux Desktop and EEEPC Making games with Blender
    8. 8. AND ... There are some things I don’t like ...
    9. 9. WALKING FAR Can use a car, but bad for the environment
    10. 10. SPELLING But, komputers can do spell-checking !
    11. 11. MISSING PEOPLE My Mum’s just landed in Abu Dhabi ... and I got a message by Facebook ... right after listening to Paul Fenwick’s Dark Stalking talk !
    12. 12. THE REST OF MY LIFE ... Depends on good uses of technology Thanks !

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