To ensure the event is purposeful, meaningful and coherent, I’m writing a guiding narrative to share with speakers before starting to solicit their talk titles and descriptions next week. The final narrative will probably have 4-5 sections. This post contains the first-section draft.
Computing is integrating with the human being. It began with the mobile phone; particularly when mobile underwent a revolution starting in 2007 to become an “open”, always-connected, general purpose, multi-sensor1, pocket computer2. This has positioned it onto a path of increasing ability to capture and ascertain “intimate data”; data that is close-to-body and data about how we live our lives.... Read MoreThird-Computing Revolution
Back when I’d run the Emerging Communications Conference & Awards (eComm) ‘What’s Next in Telecom, Mobile & Internet Communications’, I’d go to my hotel room each night and I’d think. I’d seriously wonder if the event mattered. Yes it was great to have the brightest people come together. Yes it was great to see and spur innovation. Yes it was... Read MoreMaking a Net Positive Life Difference with ‘Connected Technologies’
Starting today, we’re off on a near decade long venture. One I’d guestimate will run until 2024. Who knows what the world will look like then. Who knows how much progress we’ll make towards our purpose and vision. What I do know is 1) it will be purposeful; 2) a fantastic community will be built; 3) community members stand to benefit across multiple dimensions (from monetary to “social good”); 4) others, potentially many millions, stand to benefit from the community.
The start of the adventure begins with this humble blog post and the inaugural event this fall. Since childhood my interests have been two-pronged. On one side the “telephone” (engineering and futurology) and on the other side existentialism (contemplative psychology/science). But as the two were disparate, my life until very recently felt uncomfortably “schizophrenic”. For example the people I conversed... Read MoreAnd We’re Off! Till ~2024