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Apologies, William, I should have made it clear: I take the blame for everything in italics, those are my comments. -gB
Toggle Commented Aug 6, 2010 on Popular Techonomy: Is society ready? at Techonomy
Sorry, Brent, it's an annoying habit from my days as editorial director at Interactive Week. Congenital flaw: typos on a page jump out at me... -gB
Toggle Commented Aug 6, 2010 on Popular Techonomy: Is society ready? at Techonomy
David Gelernter is seriously smart. A professor of computer science at Yale, he’s credited with everything from anchor thought in parallel computing, to helping Bill Joy advance the thinking that led to Java. His “mirror worlds” idea advances the belief that our technology can be a better partner in helping... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2010 at Techonomy
It became quickly apparent that the panel’s framing setup – “Which universities will be the world’s top 10 universities in 20 years?” – wasn’t the right question. The issue isn’t who’s best: As Pradeep Khosla of Carnegie Mellon University said, the real question is about effectiveness by higher education overall.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2010 at Techonomy
On the face of it, having a pre-dinner open-mike Q&A session moderated by a VC and an inventor might seem like a non-starter. There aren’t many conferences where the food has to wait while someone fills four easel charts with questions from the audience about big issues that need to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2010 at Techonomy
Why should you have four posts to choose from, covering the opening session? As Kevin Kelly said, technology expands “choices and possibilities…” The onscreen title of the main opening session of the conference was listed as “Popular Techonomy: Can the world be turned into a technomic direction?” (Future topic for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2010 at Techonomy
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