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Ulrika på Skoldatateket Internet et l'espace public Yan de Kerorguen, le 7/01/2011 « Tiers lieux », « 5ème écran », « mediaspace », de nombreux concepts d’espaces, à mi-chemin du public et du privé, sont, depuis quelques années, en train de vitaliser la sociabilité urbaine. Internet est le fédérateur de cette mobilité d’intérêt général. Alors que l’espace public semble se banaliser dans la foule anonyme, raréfiant les moments de rencontre, des initiatives se développent pour produire des espaces d’un genre nouveau ici dans des gares, là dans des centres commerciaux, plus loin sur les terrasses de café. Certains de ces espaces profitent des avancées numériques et de la créativité urbaine proposées par des artistes, des architectes, des designers mais aussi des citoyens, pour recomposer des cités mobiles et durables. Dans ce paysage urbain de demain, un phénomène se généralise : ce que les Américains appellent « The third place ».

Best of What's New 2010 Our December issue is more than just an exhaustive guide to the greatest creations of the year. It’s a forecast. For 23 years, the Best of What’s New awards have gone to the 100 innovations that indicate where technology is headed in the future. Here, in this special section of PopSci.com, we present all 100 products, with plenty of accompanying photos and video. Some are audaciously beautiful, like the 562 horsepower, $230,000 Ferrari 458 Italia. Some are products you can go home and buy tonight, like the Nikon D3s.

We-Think – Charles Leadbeater – Mass innovation not mass production review by Tony Fish We-Think – Charles Leadbeater – Mass innovation not mass production review by Tony Fish From the inside of the cover …. “You are what you share. That is the ethic of the world being created by YouTube and MySpace, Wikipedia and Facebook. We-Think is a rallying call for the shared power of the web to make society more open and egalitarian. We-Think reports on an unparalleled ware of collaborative creativity as people from California to China devise ways to work together that are more democratic, productive and creative. e-mentorerna på spaning The Evolution Of Social Gaming When we talk about social media as it relates to business, we probably all think about social networking and how it will most likely increase the productivity and the success of pretty much any company you can think of. However, social media is so much more than just networking and getting customers to find your products. There is a whole area that pretty much everyone who is using Facebook for example has either tried or is being exposed to each and every time we are logged in. I am of course talking about social gaming. It’s a huge industry, and it’s not uncommon that gaming companies desert their main game developing areas for computers and consoles in order to solely create games that will be made available through social media. These games are entirely online and can be played on pretty much any device whenever you have the urge to.

11 Best Innovation and Design Books of 2010 (An Entirely Unscientific List) It's always interesting to take a look back at a year's worth of books, particularly from an industry still reeling from assaults to its very existence. This year, certain clear themes emerged from writers looking at the worlds of innovation and design. Most clearly, we have entered the age of the individual. Emphasizing every person's ability to have an effect or make a difference was a theme touched on by many. The importance of cross-disciplinary innovation was another, with many outlining the powerful idea that innovation simply won't emerge from staring into a world you already know inside and out.

En blogg om att skriva sig till läsning i Södertälje Internet change le cerveau? "Mon vieux cerveau me manque." Nicholas Carr, 52 ans, essayiste américain, n'a rien d'un réac allergique au web. Les nouvelles technologies, au contraire, c'est sa spécialité. Entre son blog, son Twitter, son Facebook, Carr était même un accro. Laws of Simplicity - Filed under 'laws' Organization makes a system of many appear fewer. The home is usually the first battleground that comes to mind when facing the daily challenge of managing complexity. Stuff just seems to multiply. La Curation… C’est pas de la triche !! Je vous présentais dernièrement un article pour optimiser les contenus sur vos réseaux sociaux. Je vous y ai présenté la notion de curation. Vous savez ce phénomène étrange qui propose de prendre le contenu réalisé par les autres pour vous créer un contenu de qualité. Eh non ce n’est pas de la triche… La preuve même celui qui à réalisé les contenus vous dira merci si vous faites une curation de qualité.

Yes, absolutely. Yet "to think" is insufficient, of course. And yes, democracy=good. Yet original "democracy" consisted of small (like, 100+ people!) city states and worked. A democracy of 7B is much more challenging. For example, there was a very, *very* sad case here in Canada late last week of pictures of a young girl being gang raped and put up on Facebook. I don't believe in evil, yet what does one do with creepy "ideas" like that one? Shut it down. Repeatedly, consistantly and vigourously, yes. And yes, I suppose the cost of doing so is worth the benefit of freedom of ideas. But it does illustrate a bigger issue: any democracy, like the www, is ultimately, mathematically *average*. How do good/brilliant/genius ideas rise and prevail among 7B "average" participants? Look at Wilileaks and the perhaps-slur-campaign its founder is facing. One good idea potentially brought down by muckraking powerbrokers with more power than ideas. Majority ~= best! So how to mitigate? by seannab Sep 20

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