Snow Leopard: experiences and thoughts

Reading Time: 3 minutes Some thoughts and observations on Snow Leopard following my installation of the retail version: Installation – Installation took about two hours to install on my MacBook Pro, whether its coincidence or not I don’t know but the fluorescent tube that lights the back of the laptop LCD went on the blink at the same time.… Continue reading Snow Leopard: experiences and thoughts

The Playful World: How Technology Is Transforming Our Imagination by Mark Pesce

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Playful World was written by Mark Pesce. Pesce was an early pioneer of the web. He was instrumental in bringing a 3d interface to the web through a standard called VRML. This was an early attempt to provide the kind of experience envisaged by the likes of William Gibson and Neal Stephenson in cyberpunk… Continue reading The Playful World: How Technology Is Transforming Our Imagination by Mark Pesce

I like: Wired magazine (US edition)

Reading Time: 2 minutes I like: Wired magazine (US edition), originally uploaded by renaissancechambara. I love Wired magazine, It’s a combination of long and short-form editorial which appeals to the polymath within. The features  generally has a technology and societal angle to it. It also runs some great big ideas pieces. There is an optimism about progress whilst recognising… Continue reading I like: Wired magazine (US edition)