Wasting Pixels

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Wasting Pixels

  1. 1. wasting pixels Venkatesh Rao Media Evolution, Malmö, Sweden August 22, 2012
  2. 2. public computing
  3. 3. waste bits!Alan Kay, ~ 1970s
  4. 4. pixels as cheap as paint
  5. 5. waste pixels
  6. 6. why?
  7. 7. $1 million, one time
  8. 8. $24 billion, one year
  9. 9. ?Courtesy: User rendomthoughts on Flickr
  10. 10. we focus on interesting
  11. 11. we make fun of boring
  12. 12. http://mikesprayberry.blogspot.com
  13. 13. but boring is where life happens
  14. 14. boring is normal
  15. 15. http://homeinteriorgellery.blogspot.com
  16. 16. (and we like it that way)
  17. 17. how do we do smart boring?how do we do a new normal?how do we waste pixels?
  18. 18. do nothing beautifully
  19. 19. Courtesy: ispr.info
  20. 20. waste time well
  21. 21. Courtesy: User Rich_Lem on Flickr
  22. 22. graffitti!
  23. 23. http://www.yrwall.com/
  24. 24. you guys are already good at it
  25. 25. http://www.rolighetsteorin.se/
  26. 26. if you love attention, let it go
  27. 27. thanks! tempobook.com

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