Curating the Universe
Society

Curating the Universe

Have you ever posted an article or a video on a social network?  If so, congratulations!  I’m about to explain how you’re shaping the world to come.  You are a curator of the universe, and a herald of the future. I am?  What does that mean? It means you collect and share items of your … Continue reading

Information Overload
Society / Technology

Information Overload

We’re producing information faster today than ever before.  Some studies suggest the amount of data in the world doubles every two years!  Certainly between Twitter and Facebook, newsfeeds and friend streams, there’s far more information being thrown at me than I can process.  How do we make sense of all this?  And what’s the effect … Continue reading

5 Ways Your Life Will Get Smarter When Your Toaster Goes Online
Technology

5 Ways Your Life Will Get Smarter When Your Toaster Goes Online

Ever received an email from your toaster? Neither have I, but in a future featuring the Internet of Things, it could become commonplace. What is the Internet of Things?  Like the internet itself, it’s about connections.  Way back in the ’70’s, ARPANET connected a handful of university mainframes.  The internet it grew into connected individual … Continue reading