ALEX HOWARD: "The future is here. It's just not evenly distributed yet."

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William Gibson stopped writing about the future because he says it's already here - this talk illustrates that.
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ALEX HOWARD: "The future is here. It's just not evenly distributed yet."

  1. 1. Alex HOWARD<br />The future is here. <br />It's just not evenly distributed yet.<br />@digiphile<br />
  2. 2. "The future is here. <br />It's just not evenly distributed yet."<br />
  3. 3. The future is mobile.<br />In 2010, 82% of Americans have a cellphone. <br />60% of American adults go online wirelessly.<br />Source: Pew Internet<br />
  4. 4. Smarter cities<br />Source: IBM<br />
  5. 5. Smarter commuting through data<br />Image Credit: Real Time Rome from Senseable.MIT.edu<br />
  6. 6. Augmented streets<br />
  7. 7. Augmented reality<br />
  8. 8. Pervasive connectivity<br />Image Credit: PetitInvention<br />
  9. 9. Smarter cycling<br />
  10. 10. spime<br />“A theoretical object that can be tracked precisely in space and time over the lifetime of the object”<br />-Wordspy<br />Image Credit: @knolleary<br />
  11. 11. Cities of spime<br />Image Credit: City Of Sound<br />
  12. 12. Real UFOs<br />“ Everything grows miscellaneous. And people are transformed into ubiquitous findable objects (UFOs), along with pets, products, possessions and places”-David Weinberger<br />
  13. 13. Digitalmemories<br />Image Credit:<br />Portal To Your Dreams<br />
  14. 14. Augmented overload!<br />Image Credit: Daonk.org<br />
  15. 15. “Ambient findability” - Peter Morehouse<br />Image Credit: Scott McLeod<br />
  16. 16. We’ll need better filter/browsers<br />Image credit: PC World on Aurora <br />
  17. 17. Better social software<br />Image Credit: Mediabistro<br />
  18. 18. Better apps to audit data<br />
  19. 19. Solar cloudsand novelpublicdata displaysImage Credit:Inhabitat<br />
  20. 20. Digital tools for open government<br />NY Senate on iTunes<br />
  21. 21. Platforms for citizens to self-organize<br />Image Credit: ITO World<br />

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