Poptech 2006-2

Session 2

Technology’s embrace

Kevin Kelly

Kevin_kelly

Transformational power of technology

Technological determinism

Looking at the world through the eyes of technology

Parameters of the web similar to the human brain at the moment, but doubling every 2 years. Web will exceed human processing in 2020-2040.

75% of power used by technium

Technology wants – MIPS, copying, no prohibitions

Ubiquity, diversity, specialization, complexity,

Clean water, air, eco-topia not prohibited

Worries – self replicating

Technology wins – altering environment for itself

Parenting our mind children find the right place for technology.

Tip the balance between problems and solutions by 1%

Technology gives choice

 

Marianne Weems

Marianne_weems

The builders association

Language of performance with technology

The connections mediated by technology presented on stage.

 

Hasan Elahi
elahi.rutgers.edu

Hasan_eliha

FBI stops him in

Detroit

airport

Sleeping in airports, toilets used

Flights taken

Using technology to document his life

Flood the market w your information. Give up privacy.

 

Jason moran

Jason_moran

Make you dance w left hand, puke w right

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