I’ve been dipping into Richard (Dick) Walker’s new book Pictures of a Gone City: Tech and the Dark Side of Prosperity in the San Francisco Bay Area … It’s a fascinating read.
This is the astounding nighttime view (from Emeryville in the East Bay) looking towards the Oakland Bay Bridge.
My memories of five decades of computing are brought wonderfully back into focus while visiting the Computer History Museum (CHM) in Mountain View, California.
The Partnership for the Organisation of Innovation and New Technologies (4POINT0) kicked off on September 20 for a two-day workshop at the Polytechnique Montreal.
US sociologist Jeff Ferrell says: “Wrapped up with almost every aspect of North American culture is an undercurrent of dislocation, spatial freedom…and the trauma that comes with that.”
I’m starting out on a 5-week North American journey to explore disruptive innovation, inclusion, and responsibility. I’ll be using this blog, along with tweets, to track and report on my progress, events along the way, and other things that catch my eye.