Tagged: futur


The deeper 21st century looks like nothing anyone ever imagined

[The] Economic calamity that hammered music hits literature. The “solution” for writers? There isn’t one… So literature collapses before our eyes, while the same fate awaits politics, law, medicine, manufacturing… finance and real estate… Diplomacy, the military… we’re not gonna die of this, but man, the deeper 21st century looks like nothing anyone ever imagined. […]

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Arthur C Clarke predicting the future in 1964

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Craig Venter creates synthetic life form

On May 20th, J. Craig Venter and his team at J.C Venter Institute announced the creation of a cell controlled by a synthetic genome in a paper published in SCIENCE. As science historian George Dyson points out, “from the point of view of technology, a code generated within a digital computer is now self-replicating as […]

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So, the iPad

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you already know that Apple has come out with the iPad. Here are my reactions, some quotes and payment wonderings around the new Apple gadget. Initial reaction I don’t like the name. I’ll get used to it and it makes sense with iPod, iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad. […]

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Escalante Blue

The name of my company, Taste of Blue is taken from a William Gibson quote but I love how Matt Webb defines and relates blue to the internet in his Escalante presentation : Blue is a good colour. It’s the colour of Neptune, of course; it’s the colour of the future of humanity. It is […]

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