Where to start?
Social media employ web- and mobile-based technologies to
support interactive dialogue and “introduce substantial and
pervasive changes to communication between
organizations, communities, and individuals.”
Doesn’t feel very...
'The application of
scientific knowledge for
The application of scientific
knowledge to support interactive
Language, Letters, Books.
Egypt. Alphabets. Papyrus.
Wireless Sense Networks
Central Nervous System for the Earth.
embedded in the environment and connected via an array of
systems and end users.
Vern & Ray predict an intelligence explosion
superhuman intelligence would represent
a breakdown in the ability of humans to
model the future thereafter.
There will be no distinction, postsingularity, between human and
Prompts the founding of D(ARPA)
The past 10 years have been about discovering new ways to
work together and offer services on the web.
The next 10 years will, I believe, be about applying those
lessons to the real world. It means that the future doesn't
just belong to internet businesses founded on virtual
principles. but to ones that are firmly rooted in the physical
The process of making physical stuff has started to look
more like the process of making digital stuff.
The society we can build together with the remarkable
tools we have.
Bringing together new ideas for how we live on Earth.
The ongoing story.
We’re don’t own it, we’re just
looking after it...
Connectivity (More People).
Speed (Faster Sharing, Reduced Friction)
Access (Knowledge, Information).