Eye to AI*

The medium is the message, according to McLuhan. But while I get the medium, I am wondering what message is being conveyed by the sprouting of AI commercials I am beginning to see around me. 

Gone City

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.

50 Years of Bits and Bytes…

My memories of five decades of computing are brought wonderfully back into focus while visiting the Computer History Museum (CHM) in Mountain View, California.

Innovation 4Point0

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.

Up in the air

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.”

The Journey Begins

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.