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PLACE     Makes a Comeback
 Indiana Cultural Tourism Conference
            May 13, 2010
  www.culturaltourismconference.o...
SOURCE: NASA
               }
               YOU
               ARE
               HERE
               (or thereabouts)
SOURCE: Flickr user Adam Crowe
                                 }
                                 YOU
                   ...
Where does “place” fit
in a connected world?
A (very)
little history
via Kevin Kelly...




                     SOURCE: Flickr user guldfisken
A History of
Connected Computing
 & Communications
         in
    Three Acts
ACT I:
Linking Computers
      ca. 1950
ACT I:
Linking Computers
      ca. 1950




      SOURCE: Flickr users scriptingnews (above) & cote (left)
UNIVAC computer, 1951
ACT II:
Linking Pages
    1990
ACT II:
Linking Pages
    1990




                SOURCE: Flickr user quinn.anya
WorldWideWeb, 1990
Mosaic Web Browser, 1993
data   |   distance
Second Life, launched in 2002




SOURCE: Shakespearesmonkey
cocooning
cocooning




SOURCE: Flickr user James Jordan
PLACE
takes a beating
PEOPLE
  still hanging in
(and hanging out)
SOURCE: Flickr user Erica Marshall
flickr launch in 2004, facebook & twitter launch in 2005
SOURCE: xkcd.com
ACT III:
Linking Data
  mid-1990s
ACT III:
Linking Data
  mid-1990s




               SOURCE: blprnt_van
Three Key Players
#1
Mapping
#1
Mapping
#2
Mobile Devices
#2
Mobile Devices




                 SOURCE: Wikipedia user Kozuch
#3
Two Digits
39.7742, -86.1763
Greetings from
 Latitude: 39.7742
Longitude: -86.1763
Greetings from
 Latitude: 39.7742
Longitude: -86.1763
Now it gets interesting...
Concerts
                             Audio
 Photos
                                     Bus Stops
                  Blogs...
SOURCE: panoramio.com
Nearest Tube




SOURCE: acrossair.com
SOURCE: thehiddenpark.com
So... what do I do?
SOURCE: Flickr user courtneyBolton
Experiment.
Invite.
Adapt.
Feed, baby, feed.
Oh, and celebrate the real.
We shall not cease from exploration
  And the end of all our exploring
 Will be to arrive where we started
And know the pl...
WE
      ARE
      HERE

END
Andrew Taylor
 ataylor@bus.wisc.edu
www.artfulmanager.com
Twitter: artfulmanager

     Coordinates:
 43.073276,-89.402016
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A keynote to the 2010 Indiana Cultural Tourism Conference, May 13, 2010. The audio isn't great, and it ends abruptly due to technical issues. But this should provide the gist of the presentation.

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Place Makes a Comeback

  1. 1. PLACE Makes a Comeback Indiana Cultural Tourism Conference May 13, 2010 www.culturaltourismconference.org Andrew Taylor Wisconsin School of Business ataylor@bus.wisc.edu
  2. 2. SOURCE: NASA } YOU ARE HERE (or thereabouts)
  3. 3. SOURCE: Flickr user Adam Crowe } YOU ARE HERE (or thereabouts)
  4. 4. Where does “place” fit in a connected world?
  5. 5. A (very) little history via Kevin Kelly... SOURCE: Flickr user guldfisken
  6. 6. A History of Connected Computing & Communications in Three Acts
  7. 7. ACT I: Linking Computers ca. 1950
  8. 8. ACT I: Linking Computers ca. 1950 SOURCE: Flickr users scriptingnews (above) & cote (left)
  9. 9. UNIVAC computer, 1951
  10. 10. ACT II: Linking Pages 1990
  11. 11. ACT II: Linking Pages 1990 SOURCE: Flickr user quinn.anya
  12. 12. WorldWideWeb, 1990
  13. 13. Mosaic Web Browser, 1993
  14. 14. data | distance
  15. 15. Second Life, launched in 2002 SOURCE: Shakespearesmonkey
  16. 16. cocooning
  17. 17. cocooning SOURCE: Flickr user James Jordan
  18. 18. PLACE takes a beating
  19. 19. PEOPLE still hanging in (and hanging out)
  20. 20. SOURCE: Flickr user Erica Marshall
  21. 21. flickr launch in 2004, facebook & twitter launch in 2005
  22. 22. SOURCE: xkcd.com
  23. 23. ACT III: Linking Data mid-1990s
  24. 24. ACT III: Linking Data mid-1990s SOURCE: blprnt_van
  25. 25. Three Key Players
  26. 26. #1 Mapping
  27. 27. #1 Mapping
  28. 28. #2 Mobile Devices
  29. 29. #2 Mobile Devices SOURCE: Wikipedia user Kozuch
  30. 30. #3 Two Digits
  31. 31. 39.7742, -86.1763
  32. 32. Greetings from Latitude: 39.7742 Longitude: -86.1763
  33. 33. Greetings from Latitude: 39.7742 Longitude: -86.1763
  34. 34. Now it gets interesting...
  35. 35. Concerts Audio Photos Bus Stops Blogs Reviews News Now it gets interesting... Weather Friends Video Music Preferences Traffic
  36. 36. SOURCE: panoramio.com
  37. 37. Nearest Tube SOURCE: acrossair.com
  38. 38. SOURCE: thehiddenpark.com
  39. 39. So... what do I do?
  40. 40. SOURCE: Flickr user courtneyBolton
  41. 41. Experiment.
  42. 42. Invite.
  43. 43. Adapt.
  44. 44. Feed, baby, feed.
  45. 45. Oh, and celebrate the real.
  46. 46. We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time. T.S. Eliot, The Four Quartets
  47. 47. WE ARE HERE END
  48. 48. Andrew Taylor ataylor@bus.wisc.edu www.artfulmanager.com Twitter: artfulmanager Coordinates: 43.073276,-89.402016

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