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Exponential Governance – Network Society Research becomes a Singularity University Company

Applying exponential technologies to the Global Grand Challenge of Governance, Network Society Research becomes a Singularity University Company. How can we adapt to the rapidly changing technological landscape? Not only as an individual, or an enterprise, but our society as a whole? How can we make sure that while we protect ourselves from downsides, we also …

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Third day at Picnic08

Here is the liveblog from the third day at Picnic in Amsterdam: Since I am also speaking, it is likely that I will only be able to post snippets here and there…

Picnic 08 in Amsterdam

Picnic 08 in Amsterdam unites creators, technologists, policy makers, in an exciting environment. Here are some notes as I attend the conference:

One click too many: hail to the sysadmin and the scrupolous commenter both!

Imagine the nightmare scenario: your blog is doing ok, but you know it needs a total refresh for many, many reasons. You decide to do it, and find the right team, but before they can begin, the machine, which happens to be a virtual machine sitting on some hardware, needs to be rebuilt, so that …

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The conversation about Second Life’s value is becoming interesting

The natural cycle of media coverage from hype to bashing is starting to be complete around Second Life, to the relief of many. At the end of this cycle it is much easier to concentrate on the values added by the platform, and the more interesting or exclusive applications that are possible through its use. …

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SnapShots of links on the blog

I am tweaking the blog templates, trying to give the three languages (English, Italian, and Hungarian) a coherent view, as well as streamlining the home page, and giving the various additional pieces of information their own page, instead of cluttering the sidebars. Also I took the opportunity, and installed the latest version of SnapShots, which …

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Bloglines claim

This entry is here for the claim of this blog on Bloglines. I guess I could delete it after I am done with the claim, but I won’t.