Wouldn&#x2019;t it be great if we got warned if there was changed ahead?
Live in San Francisco with wife and Oliver. Vic 20/64 (commodore) with modem, sent my first email 1986, worked on Hypertalk in 1992, wrote HTML in 1995, traveled across Europe with laptop, PCMCIA card and cell phone, startup Icon Medialab in 1996, Yahoo! in 1999 (London, Europe, Silicon Valley, worked across the world, Blurb in 2006, own projects since 2008, consume all media via the web, no newspapers, TV or radio, no snailmail, only shipped stuff, 10 years deeply rooted in the digital world... hands-on, web worker, product guy
1-minute around the room
First connection. UCLA, UCSB, Stanford, University of Utah
Ray Tomlinson in 1971, "test messages were entirely forgettable and I have, therefore, forgotten them.", "Don't tell anyone! This isn't what we're supposed to be working on."
Tim Berners-Lee, Cern, 1990
Marc Andreessen 1993
Offline activities ported online. Display advertising. E-commerce. Content. A little community. Portals.
[Let the users build the products.]
[What will the world look like in 2020?]
THE BIG PICTURE
[Perspective matters. Adds IQ points.]
Even small steps will
eventually change you
without you really knowing
• Living in the cloud; access not ownership
• Democratization of work and life
• Transparent and authentic brands will win
• Awesome products by great people
• We live in a ﬂat and meritocratic world
• Poverty means lack of connectivity
• Small wins over big