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Kingston beta

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This is the preso I gave remotely - to some folks down in Kingston, JAH

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Kingston beta

  1. 1. Digital Jobs for our Digital Future Marc Canter Kingston Beta June 24 th , 2010
  2. 2. Workforce Development efforts <ul><li>Third Frontier = $1B, 55k Jobs = $57k per job </li></ul>
  3. 3. Isn’t there a more efficient way to create Jobs! <ul><li>Digital divide is not economic </li></ul><ul><li>Can’t we use social media to create Jobs? </li></ul><ul><li>Can’t we use public money – better? </li></ul>
  4. 4. The real-time Web can help <ul><li>Live Video-help is the safety net </li></ul><ul><li>Two-way conversations </li></ul><ul><li>Help is always there – whenever you need it </li></ul>
  5. 5. I came to NEO <ul><li>To do the “ Digital City project ” </li></ul><ul><li>Teach at Case </li></ul><ul><li>Change the way we think about Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Start another Billion dollar company </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy the lifestyle, food, schools, housing </li></ul><ul><li>To find REAL people, ethnicity, diversity </li></ul>
  6. 6. I did the same thing in Jamaica almost 20 years ago
  7. 7. Principles <ul><li>Connect Meatspace to Cyberspace </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Human facilitation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tech won’t do it by itself </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dashboards = equalizer </li></ul><ul><li>Connect Haves to Have Nots </li></ul><ul><li>Open source, freemium pricing </li></ul><ul><li>Open Web, Open Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source, Open Standards </li></ul>
  8. 8. On-line world connects to the real world <ul><li>Getting people comfortable with computers </li></ul><ul><li>All jobs in the future will require tech skills </li></ul><ul><li>Human facilitation = “secret sauce” </li></ul>
  9. 9. Keep your priorities straight <ul><li>Family comes first </li></ul><ul><li>Software is about changing the world, </li></ul><ul><li>not making money </li></ul>
  10. 10. Three areas converging
  11. 11. Jobs won’t be full-time, they’ll be project oriented
  12. 12. $1T worth of Multimedia needs to get created
  13. 13. Multimedia Encyclopedias <ul><li>Animated Charts of battles </li></ul><ul><li>Videos and exploded annotated diagrams </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive simulations of Polymer Molecules </li></ul><ul><li>3d Visualizations </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive games </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic data </li></ul>
  14. 14. Software as infrastructure <ul><li>Common, free, always-on </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud services, Inside-the-Firewall </li></ul><ul><li>Open Government </li></ul>Hardware, Bandwidth, Servers, Access Applications and Services Solutions, Compelling Experiences
  15. 15. “ Citizen Dashboards” <ul><li>Open standard based </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated services </li></ul><ul><li>Aggregated content and people </li></ul><ul><li>Highly customizable </li></ul>
  16. 16. Webcams and Location pages <ul><li>See top 16 webcams, editorially selected </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rotate throughout the day </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Click on webcam, go to a location page </li></ul><ul><li>Location pages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who lives by </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photos, videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other webcams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leave comments, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reviews, Media, Links </li></ul></ul><ul><li>On shared servers </li></ul>
  17. 17. A Community Activity Stream
  18. 19. Family <ul><li>Shared media collections </li></ul><ul><li>School participation </li></ul><ul><li>After school orgs </li></ul><ul><li>All members of the family tied in </li></ul><ul><li>Car ‘puter </li></ul><ul><li>Health </li></ul><ul><li>Vacations </li></ul><ul><li>Church/Synagogue </li></ul>
  19. 20. Digital Jobs <ul><li>Multimedia production work </li></ul><ul><li>Independent contractors </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual office worker, book keeping </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia business directory </li></ul><ul><li>Independent marketing or sales rep </li></ul><ul><li>Tech support </li></ul><ul><li>Health concierge </li></ul>
  20. 21. Looking to hire <ul><li>5 hired, 4,995 to go…… </li></ul><ul><li>Case Connection Zone </li></ul><ul><li>iDEA Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Civic Commons </li></ul><ul><li>Medical startups </li></ul><ul><li>Community groups </li></ul>Programmers UI Designers VP of Engineering
  21. 23. I’m a product guy <ul><li>Software veteran = 30+ years </li></ul><ul><li>Co-founder of MacroMind, became Macromedia </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive Music Videos </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive TV tools </li></ul><ul><li>Early AJAX </li></ul><ul><li>Community Commons </li></ul><ul><li>Open Social Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Open Standards </li></ul>
  22. 24. I often scare people <ul><li>Use my Operatic training to stand out </li></ul><ul><li>Ask hard questions, put people on the spot </li></ul><ul><li>Think real hard, and fast, in real-time </li></ul><ul><li>Opinionated </li></ul><ul><li>Outspoken </li></ul><ul><li>……… . for a reason </li></ul>

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