May 24th, 2014

full steam ahead

My tweets

  • Fri, 17:47: RT @JMarkOckerbloom: Surface and RT are failures, says @monkbent: http://t.co/BakQaGD2YR No they aren't, says @sbisson: http://t.co/hkm4EPr
  • Fri, 17:50: David Brin pointing out Neal Stephenson a touch gloomy; we live in a culture accomplished so many wonderful thing &spend the day bitching
  • Fri, 17:52: Stephenson replies it's early &hasn't had coffee yet. "Spent a good chunk of my career doing the dystopian thing but there's got to be more"
  • Fri, 18:03: Stephenson; idea we're post national now, I rolled back post 911. We may no longer think of ourselves in those terms but others do #fire2014
  • Fri, 18:05: .@nealstephenson hopes we raise our sights from working on silly little apps, start on something more momentous; maybe via capital structure
  • Fri, 18:13: .@nealstephenson What does the landscape look like for young people entering workforce? I see a fixation on startups. what about research?
  • Fri, 18:16: Am wishing @nealstephenson and @peteratmsr had been at #fire2014 at the same time to exchange views on position of research in society
  • Fri, 18:25: RT @sbisson: Asteroid miniing in tin cans, according to Neal Stephenson "Doesn't feel like a frontier, like living in an intensive care uni…
  • Fri, 18:27: looking like the #fire2014 cto design challenge on security/privacy has reinvented InfoCard architecture; haven't heard anonymity yet tho
  • Fri, 18:28: also, Tolkein has imprinted the idea of a ring as token of power/control/access very deeply in our consciousness #somethingyoucanlose
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