Space + Time = Spime

A true Spime creates spime wranglers. Wranglers are the class of people willing to hassle with Spimes. And it is a hassle. An enormous hassle. But its a fruitful hassle. It is the work of progress. Handled correctly, it can undo the harm of the past and enhance what is to come.
--Bruce Sterling
Monthly archive January, 2013

Disrupting How People Collaborate

I've recently co-founded with Ignacio Mondine a new company, Two Way View. Two Way View will develop, manufacture and sell new products that enable "Transparent Collaboration." Transparent Collaboration is what people do when they use Two Way View products to share, annotate and modify data, co-surf or otherwise have an experience that combines the digital...

Sizing Up CES 2013

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) marketing team chose to brand CES2013 as the "world's largest innovation event." With 1.92 million net square feet of exhibit space and over 150,000 visitors (half of whom could be Korean), it is indisputably the largest trade show. The word "Innovation" was on banners and headlines everywhere. My eyes rolled...

The Horsemen from Above

As I prepare for CES2013, I have themes with which to search for companies I'll visit and to organize what I'll learn there. One of these filters I use when thinking about a company's relative importance is its size. Another is the value proposition (to me and to the world). A third way to think...

Viewing Small Parts of Big Data

2013 is only 32 hours "old." Can I view how my place on the planet has evolved in those hours? No. I can't see how many people went skiing on the mountain at which I'm looking or what the temperature was (or is) as I walk along the edge of Lake Geneva. But the information...