Way-new collaboration: Howard Rheingold on TED
Howard Rheingold talks about the coming world of collaboration , participatory media and collective action — and how Wikipedia is really an outgrowth of our natural human instinct to work as a group. As he points out, humans have been banding together to work collectively since our days of hunting mastodons. (Recorded February 2005 in Monterey, California.
" There are many complicated things in building a school and this new building is not a building, it is a work of art, and we did that." – Vivianne Vieux, Headmistress, École La Dignité, Cayes Jacmel, Haiti
About Architecture for Humanity
Graham produces picture using digitall technologies that provide a depth of resolution beyond the perception of the naked eye or for that mater perhaps even the capacity of the brain to process without fixed attention. This approach to mineing data in images alters our perception and understanding of the "real." I am reminded of how we use the data processing powers of social media technologies and mashups to process massive data sets and related them through new perceptions revealing new realities and more possibilities. by Aug 30