The Future of Art

Feb 10, 2011

What are the defining aesthetics of art in the networked era? How is mass collaboration changing notions of ownership in art? How does micropatronage change the way artists produce and distribute artwork? The Future of Art begins a conversation on these topics and invites your participation.This video was shot, edited and screened at the Transmediale […]

The Future Hasn’t Arrived Yet

Oct 29, 2005

I came across an old blog post of mine that caused a double-take. The post, titled “One-Screen Access to Your Life” isn’t about Netvibes or another Web 2.0 application, but cites a story at the New York Times from November 2002. Yale computer scientist David Gelernter is glad that the Microsoft trial is behind us, […]

The Accelerating Rate of Change

Aug 9, 2003

Futurist Ray Kurzweill says that “the whole 20th century, because we’ve been speeding up to this point, is equivalent to 20 years of progress at today’s rate of progress, and we’ll make another 20 years of progress at today’s rate of progress equal to the whole 20th century in the next 14 years, and then […]

New Future

Jan 19, 2003