Tag: connected media

Exploring the Future . . . and Helping Your Find Your Future

Music 2020

Reflecting on My SXSW 2016 Journeys

I spoke at SXSW Music again this year on my current favorite topic: Music 20/20 and how we can proactively affect the future. SXSW, however, is not just about speaking. It is about diving deeply into diverse ideas with diverse people. It is one of my annual addictions. This is my 7th year going to…
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Cyborg Attachments and Goodies from CES 2014

We enjoyed our adventures at CES 2014.  Dr. Johnson came hold with a nasty convention cold, and now that she is almost human again, we thought we would share the human-adjacent technologies about robots, eye tracking, 3D printing, telepresence, quad copters, cars, and other things that go bump in the night from future and present…
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Four Conferences: Four Sets of Live Viewpoints on Innovation

We’ve just come back from a series of unique conferences, each with a very different view of the world.  Given our overly connected digital world, the proliferation and expansion of live events is intriguing.  These were just the four we picked of the dozen or so going on during this same three week period of…
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Holding together

Precious Communication — Some Online Choices for Communities of Concern and Support

I wish this topic wasn’t top-of-mind.  I have several friends facing major health challenges right now, with each family following different pathways to communicate to friends and concerned loved ones.  In this era of instant communication, how do you keep people apprised on the heart-wrenching changes in traumatic health issues? Each family has been pursuing…
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Time — One of our 12 Factors Changing Media and Our Lives

Time. “There will be time to murder and create,And time for all the works and days of handsThat lift and drop a question on your plate.” t.s. elliott, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” All we sell and give is time. As I get ready to teach my Winter 2009 UCLA Anderson Media 2015…
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