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Technology for the Digital Citizen Highway Africa 2008 Rhodes University 8 September 2008
The Dawn of History (1980’s) Highway Africa 2008 Rhodes University 8 September 2008
The Dawn of History (1980’s) TV + Newspaper ? PC* + Newspaper ? (N. Negroponte, A. Smith, E. Dennis) * includes Apple devi...
The Dawn of History (1980’s) Issues: Keyboard? Screen size? Interactive vs passive?
The Dawn of History (1980’s) What did we overlook?
The Roaring ’90’s PC + Radio (CBC, VOA, Greece) PC + TV (sort of) Web TV
The Roaring ’90’s What is missing? (Hint: 1920’s)
The Roaring ’90’s “ Do you have a card?” (A. Patrick)
The 2000’s PC + TV* + CD-Tape players Broadcast -> Downloads Radio -> ITunes TV -> YouTube * now includes video and audio ...
The 2000’s PC + TV + Game console (Remember Atari?)
The 2000’s PC + TV + Games  + Social Networks (J. Cole, http://digitalcenter.org)
The 2000’s What did we overlook? (Hint: 1983)
The 2000’s PC + TV + Telephone
1980’s -> 2000’s Issues: Keyboard? Screen size? Interactive vs passive?
1980’s -> 2000’s One Cell Phone Per Child? (no,  not  disrespecting Nick Negroponte)
The Future of Digital Tools PC + TV + Telephone  + Reality Geo-aware devices and media
The Future of Digital Tools PC + TV + Telephone + Reality + Virtual worlds + Virtual humans (Virtual Washington DC, Virtua...
The Future of Digital Tools Ultra high-speed connectivity -> Telepresence (Cisco, HP, Telstra)
Converged Business Model (old) Los Angeles Times and KTLA-TV Different parts of Los Angeles Little or no synergy (Tribune ...
Converged Business Model (now) Sun-Sentinel and WSFL-TV TV station moved into newspaper building TV GM is also newspaper p...
Converged Business Model (new) Movie + TV  + Game + Web site + Ring tones + Virtual world (Disney)
Research Model (old) Aim for Excellence in each discipline (Nobel Prize)
Converged Research Model (now) Engineering + Social Science (US National Science Foundation, Nokia)
Converged Research Model (new) Engineering + Social Science + Creative (USC ICT)
Converged Research Model (new) Engineering + Social Science + Creative (USC ICT = US Army + Hollywood)
Converged Research Model (next) Cinema + Design + Engineering + Fine Arts + Music + Social Science (USC IMSC = + Engineeri...
Integrated Media Systems Center NSF <ul><li>A partnership among: </li></ul><ul><li>National Science Foundation </li></ul><...
IMSC Partnerships University of Southern California School of Engineering EE, CS, BME, ISE, ISI Cinema-Television School o...
Technology for the Digital Citizen What does this mean for Digital Citizens?
Technology for the Digital Citizen What’s in  your hand?
Technology for the Digital Citizen What’s in  your hand? USC/Huffington Post at 2008 US conventions www.huffingtonpost.com...
Technology for the Digital Citizen What’s in your hand? Video for everyone from everyone Revival of oral tradition
Technology for the Digital Citizen What’s in your hand? Video for everyone from everyone Revival of oral tradition Infrast...
Technology for the Digital Citizen What’s in your hand? Next: Rendered reality, live and recorded http://www.msnbc.msn.com...
Technology for the Digital Citizen Adam Clayton Powell III Vice Provost for Globalization University of Southern Californi...
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  1. 1. Technology for the Digital Citizen Highway Africa 2008 Rhodes University 8 September 2008
  2. 2. The Dawn of History (1980’s) Highway Africa 2008 Rhodes University 8 September 2008
  3. 3. The Dawn of History (1980’s) TV + Newspaper ? PC* + Newspaper ? (N. Negroponte, A. Smith, E. Dennis) * includes Apple devices, with apologies to the Mac community
  4. 4. The Dawn of History (1980’s) Issues: Keyboard? Screen size? Interactive vs passive?
  5. 5. The Dawn of History (1980’s) What did we overlook?
  6. 6. The Roaring ’90’s PC + Radio (CBC, VOA, Greece) PC + TV (sort of) Web TV
  7. 7. The Roaring ’90’s What is missing? (Hint: 1920’s)
  8. 8. The Roaring ’90’s “ Do you have a card?” (A. Patrick)
  9. 9. The 2000’s PC + TV* + CD-Tape players Broadcast -> Downloads Radio -> ITunes TV -> YouTube * now includes video and audio devices
  10. 10. The 2000’s PC + TV + Game console (Remember Atari?)
  11. 11. The 2000’s PC + TV + Games + Social Networks (J. Cole, http://digitalcenter.org)
  12. 12. The 2000’s What did we overlook? (Hint: 1983)
  13. 13. The 2000’s PC + TV + Telephone
  14. 14. 1980’s -> 2000’s Issues: Keyboard? Screen size? Interactive vs passive?
  15. 15. 1980’s -> 2000’s One Cell Phone Per Child? (no, not disrespecting Nick Negroponte)
  16. 16. The Future of Digital Tools PC + TV + Telephone + Reality Geo-aware devices and media
  17. 17. The Future of Digital Tools PC + TV + Telephone + Reality + Virtual worlds + Virtual humans (Virtual Washington DC, Virtual Singapore)
  18. 18. The Future of Digital Tools Ultra high-speed connectivity -> Telepresence (Cisco, HP, Telstra)
  19. 19. Converged Business Model (old) Los Angeles Times and KTLA-TV Different parts of Los Angeles Little or no synergy (Tribune Company)
  20. 20. Converged Business Model (now) Sun-Sentinel and WSFL-TV TV station moved into newspaper building TV GM is also newspaper publisher (Tribune Company)
  21. 21. Converged Business Model (new) Movie + TV + Game + Web site + Ring tones + Virtual world (Disney)
  22. 22. Research Model (old) Aim for Excellence in each discipline (Nobel Prize)
  23. 23. Converged Research Model (now) Engineering + Social Science (US National Science Foundation, Nokia)
  24. 24. Converged Research Model (new) Engineering + Social Science + Creative (USC ICT)
  25. 25. Converged Research Model (new) Engineering + Social Science + Creative (USC ICT = US Army + Hollywood)
  26. 26. Converged Research Model (next) Cinema + Design + Engineering + Fine Arts + Music + Social Science (USC IMSC = + Engineering + Architecture + Comm Studies + Education + Fine Arts + Music)
  27. 27. Integrated Media Systems Center NSF <ul><li>A partnership among: </li></ul><ul><li>National Science Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>University of Southern California </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> USC Viterbi School of Engineering </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> USC Annenberg Center for Communication </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Industry Partners: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Computer Hardware and Software </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Entertainment Broadcasting </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Petroleum Industry </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Telecommunications </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Publishing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Aircraft and Aerospace </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other Government Agencies: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>DARPA, NASA, JPL, ONR, U.S. Army, NGA (NIMA), DHS </li></ul></ul></ul>Downtown LA IMSC Headquarters
  28. 28. IMSC Partnerships University of Southern California School of Engineering EE, CS, BME, ISE, ISI Cinema-Television School of Education School of Fine Arts School of Music Annenberg School for Communication
  29. 29. Technology for the Digital Citizen What does this mean for Digital Citizens?
  30. 30. Technology for the Digital Citizen What’s in your hand?
  31. 31. Technology for the Digital Citizen What’s in your hand? USC/Huffington Post at 2008 US conventions www.huffingtonpost.com/p/democratic-convention-cit.html
  32. 32. Technology for the Digital Citizen What’s in your hand? Video for everyone from everyone Revival of oral tradition
  33. 33. Technology for the Digital Citizen What’s in your hand? Video for everyone from everyone Revival of oral tradition Infrastructure issues
  34. 34. Technology for the Digital Citizen What’s in your hand? Next: Rendered reality, live and recorded http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/12482125/
  35. 35. Technology for the Digital Citizen Adam Clayton Powell III Vice Provost for Globalization University of Southern California [email_address]
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