2009 April

Featured Talks & Essays

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Cern Open Day Talk

Lift Conference Talk

Essays:
The UX of Banking (on Medium )| The Real Meaning and Future of Apple’s Mantra: Designed in California ( on Gizmodo )| How to Respond to Legal Threats with Cute Animals (on Gizmodo )| There is no such thing as invention ( on Medium ) | The Long Tail is Wrong ( on Medium ) | Lessons from a prelude to Pinterest (on Gigaom ) | The Path to Pinterest, visual bookmarks and grid sites (on Gigaom ) | Use Case Study House #1 – A house designed like a web application | Internet Pawn | Tech Crunch | The Big Apple | Demystifying-Demistifying | Tim Berners-Lee. Confirming The Exact Location Where the Web Was Invented | Ten things that defined the noughties | Social networks and creativity | Imagining the iPad | Susan Boyle and the second Great Depression (on Smashing Telly ) | Information and Evolution | What Comes After Lofts and the Suburbs | The Joe Ades Myth Deconstructed | Goodbye Dubai ( on Smashing Telly )

More talks:
Beyond WWW, the cultural impact of the Web European Organization for Nuclear Research [CERN], Switzerland
The Semantic Web SXSW Conference, Austin
Revolutionary Search Technologies SXSW Conference, Austin
The Post Spider World O’Reilly P2P Conference, San Francisco
Using XML for News Aggregation & Delivery WWW conference, Amsterdam
Microcontent SXSW Conference, Austin
Working Out of the Box Archinect
What mistakes to Avoid in Web 2.0 (I was so wrong – cringeworthy)

A New Iceland Every Other Day

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Dr Fedoroff science and technology advisor to the US secretary of state since 2007 says that humans have exceeded the Earth’s “limits of sustainability.

The Current world population is 6.8bn. In Roman times, it was less than the population of the US. It is growing by 218,030 people per day.

To put this is perspective, this is the entire population of Iceland every day and a half.

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