We take them with us to the dinner table, the bedroom, even the bathroom stall....– Bury me with my cell phone - Computers- msnbc.com
A man whose dying wish was to be buried along with his mobile phone has to be...– The Jewish Bugle - Glitch Hits Burial Of Man With Mobile Phone
A year ago, someone was asking whether current technology would allow someone to...– things magazine: an online journal about objects and meanings
The telephone connects where there has been little or no relation, it globalizes...– Avital Ronnell (1989)
Complete Ubicomp fail. I mean..they can’t even get this most simple of...– My hero Julian Bleecker Near Future Laboratory » Blog Archive » Ubicomp is like a 5 year old wishing for a pink pony
One of the big things about social media is that it provides useful content at...– One reason I love the idea of Outside.in but can’t find a reason to use it. renaissance chambara | Ged Carroll - What does local really mean?
This is a farewell … you dog!– Iraqi journalist throws shoes at Bush in Baghdad - CNN.com
Street with a View →
On May 3rd 2008, artists Robin Hewlett and Ben Kinsley invited the Google Inc. Street View team and residents of Pittsburgh’s Northside to collaborate on a series of tableaux along Sampsonia Way. Neighbors, and other participants from around the city, staged scenes ranging from a parade and a marathon, to a garage band practice, a seventeenth century sword fight, a heroic rescue and much...
Lastly, each time somebody buys an electric car or a plug in hybrid, a soldier...– PS This is for real. Darryl Siry’s Blog: Comment on CARB site
This corresponds well to other researchers who have found that immigrants...– Cognitive Daily: Do people’s memories about their life history follow a predictable pattern?
Vacant space tends to remain vacant, in anticipation of an upswing. Tax policy,...– (thx telia) Dept. of Visualization: The Pits: The Talk of the Town: The New Yorker
Timo v. Jones
Mitchell describes the disappearance of familiar public structures like phone...– Hunh this is from 2003. William Mitchell. ME++ The Cyborg Self and the Networked City at MakerLab Blog
Because “it takes too long to come down to ground level each day to make...– BLDGBLOG: Infrastructural Domesticity
Your happiness depends not just on your choices and actions, but also on the...– Strangers May Cheer You Up, Study Says - NYTimes.com
Are you traveling today? Twitt the 3 letters FAA or IATA code of your airport...– Kind of brilliant. Boarding - Where are you boarding today?
The word “Grameen”, derived from the word “gram” or...– Grameen Bank - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
>Google culture has replaced wanderlust with soft... →
In addition to good memories, every angry word, every mistake, every...– Memory v. Storage and the old itptalk (oh, tumblr, I wish you could just merge with delicious) The Science of Memory: An Infinite Loop in the Brain - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International