Open Licensing

This post is ahead of the final voting tally of the Mediawiki Foundation to add CC-BY-SA licensing to the Free-Doc FDL license on Wikipedia and other wiki properties. This proposed change to dual licensing, and the ability to leverage FDL licensed content into a CC-BY-SA license seems eminently reasonable. In the spirit of this, I ... Read more

Nine Time Horizons – Connecting the Past to the Future

Update added the Time Horizon timeline which includes events at various time bands. Regular readers of this blog know that I intermittently opine on what are appropriate time horizons. This it seems is an underlying feature of many failures and successes in many areas of human behavior. Allow me to present some recent thoughts and ... Read more

All that glisters is not gold

All that glisters is not gold; Often have you heard that told: Many a man his life hath sold But my outside to behold: Gilded tombs do worms enfold. Had you been as wise as bold, Young in limbs, in judgement old Your answer had not been inscroll'd Fare you well, your suit is cold. ... Read more

Enchanted Objects

There is a mesh of interesting things going on here. The idea is we will interact with objects and in places in new ways to produce new experiences. - Microsoft Surface - Natural Interaction - Human Joysticks - Valli (2007) Natural Interaction Whitepaper - The Coming Age of Magic Kuniavsky (2007) Update: Of course now ... Read more