Archive for February, 2007

Owning the rainbow: why spectrum can and should be freed

Wednesday, February 28th, 2007

Lessig's presentation on the control of US airwaves is brilliantly clear, as usual:

An inconvenient graphic – visual analytics

Monday, February 12th, 2007

Some graphics from An Inconvenient Truth have been posted to Flickr. Copyright has most certainly been violated here but I suspect Gore would prefer the message spreads and perhaps this will inspire more folks to check out the movie. This graph showing a sharp rise in CO2 has generated a lot ...

The internet is us

Tuesday, February 6th, 2007

Great video visualization of the evolution of the web: via as usual...

Taking ownership of information highways

Sunday, February 4th, 2007

Bob Frankston continues his exploration of alternative information infrastructure ownership. He wonders, with the media (copper wires, fiber optics and radio waves) essentially commodity, what do we get from services providers that we cannot more efficiently provide for ourselves? With absurdly high communications bills of late, I can't help but ...


Friday, February 2nd, 2007

Very Minority Report (the movie that is). Apparently this amazing touch screen technology will soon be in mass production. I don't know if that means it will really be affordable to most of us but I have no doubt it will be integrated into Smartboard-like devices and other presentation environments. ...