Why I Am Not a Maker - The Atlantic. Every once in a while, I am asked what I “make.”
A hack day might require it, or a conference might ask me to describe “what I make” so it can go on my name tag. I’m always uncomfortable with it. I’m uncomfortable with any culture that encourages you take on an entire identity, rather than to express a facet of your own identity ("maker," rather than "someone who makes things"). But I have much deeper concerns. An identity built around making things—of being “a maker”—pervades technology culture. I understand where the motivation for this comes from. But there are more significant issues, rooted in the social history of who makes things—and who doesn’t. Étude Google : ce qui est "cool" pour la Génération Z. Lena Reinhard – “A Talk About Nothing” Slasheur, débouchés doubles. CAC40 : peu à peu, le Chief Digital Officer s’impose. La création, en septembre dernier, d’un poste de Chief Data Officer of France avait été remarquée.
Soulevant quelques questions, et non des moindres : le « chiffe data quoi » ? Au-delà de la question spécifique du Big Data, la nomination de Chief Digital Officers, en charge de la transformation numérique des entreprises semble, si ce n’est se généraliser, tout du moins se répandre. 40% des entreprises du CAC40 ont d’ores et déjà recruté un CDO, selon la 7e édition de l’étude annuelle sur les réseaux sociaux d’entreprise menée par le cabinet Lecko. 2014-Forum_Avignon-FR_BD2.pdf. De l'économie de masse à l'économie d'expérience ? (avec image, tweets) · Nicolas_Colin. Nicolas Colin sur Twitter : "1/ Grâce à une réunion passionnante hier, j’ai appris beaucoup de choses sur Nespresso...
Customer service in France: a privilege for the few, not the many. Customer service in France: a privilege for the few, not the many France is not known for its customer service.
Millions of tourists complain about it regularly. But those lucky enough to go to luxury hotels and restaurants, to shop in luxury shops and relax in luxury spa resorts know that France does know how to treat people amazingly well… when they’re rich. France’s leader and luxury industries believe our entire economy and strategy can be based on the success of industries that cater only to a small minority composed of Saudi sheiks, Russian oligarchs, Chinese businessmen and very few well-off French people. But should our country depend on them? The digital revolution has had one major consequence: it’s made customer service the norm, not the exception. Talen Lee sur Twitter : "Buy a stick This is what capitalism has done to us... Global Street Art sur Twitter : "Make 9 new #murals in #London's poorest areas. VOTING ONLY OPEN TODAY (CALL 6228217 OPTION1)
The 36 People Who Run Wikipedia — Matter. Wikimedia, the “movement” that includes Wikipedia and all the other Wiki-things, shouldn’t really exist.
Its basic operating procedure defies our strongest convictions about incentives, work, and community: It is made with no form of payment, has a very thin formal hierarchy, and users lack any real common history other than their participation. And yet it not only exists, it almost is the Web: Wikipedia is the sixth most popular website in the world, with 22.5 million contributors and 736 million edits in English alone. It’s as if the entire population of Australia (23.6 million) each contributed 30 times. Last year Wikimedia sites overall (which includes the likes of Wikiquote and Wiktionary, as well as Wikipedia itself) averaged 20 billion pageviews per month. This paradox of its success is most striking at the top of the Wikimedia food chain.
The Internet in Real-Time. L'algorithme dans la peau : de la nécessité d'apprendre à coder. DHArchive. 1. Introduction As widespread interest in the Open Data movement has grown in recent years some museums from all over the world have started to share and provide their digital content with Internet users. These new practices not only involve users’ interest and traffic increase on museums websites but also magnify the institutional transparency which provokes a different conception of the museum authority.
The Wonderful, Weird Economy of Burning Man. Burners spend thousands preparing for the money-free event.
But just as the desert community cannot fully escape capitalism, neither can capitalism remain untouched by the "gift economy. " A replica of a Spanish galleon, sinking into the desert sand. Price tag: $64,000. (Grant Kaye) The busiest time of year for the Reno-Tahoe International Airport is not Thanksgiving, or Christmas, or any of the other major national holidays. Every year in late August, the 66th busiest airport in America becomes a doorstep to the annual festival, which manifests and disappears a week later in Nevada’s nearby Black Rock Desert. The terminals are swarmed with jovial, sometimes costumed travelers from dozens of countries.
Who's Counting? Marilyn Waring on Sex, Lies and Global Economics by Terre Nash.