Tag Archives: future

Solar Roadways is funding – and why you should care

Scott and Julie Brusaw of Idaho came up with the brilliant idea of embedding solar cells into roadways.  Even with the meager conversion rates of today’s solar cells and even in the more Northern regions where the incident solar angle … Continue reading

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Facebook explores emergent behavior, invents bully-bot

Has anyone actually been successful getting Facebook to enforce its own Terms of Service?  Because I’m striking out left and right.  Oddly, the people having success seem to be the ones abusing the reporting process.  In his book Out Of … Continue reading

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VRM as root of sovereignty

A VRM-y system would presumably alert you if you didn’t meet the age requirements for some web site you wished to join or subscribe to.  Considering that under the CFAA doing so would be a felony in the US, you’d … Continue reading

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Soverign by design

Over at moxytongue.com, Devon writes: I am challenged by questions concerning the structure of #VRM tools that are built for “Me” in a personal data context, versus the structure of #VRM tools that are built for “Us” in a market … Continue reading

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Imp no wimp

Hours after posting on-boarding for real people I ran across the Electric Imp web site.  I hate the architecture, love almost everything else about it, especially the on-boarding.  Take a look: (Note that the Electric Imp isn’t the thing you see … Continue reading

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IoT Device on-boarding for real people

Did your grandmother walk 5 miles to school?  Uphill?  Both ways? Each generation has their hardship stories.  I remember telling my kids “When I was your age, I had to walk all the way across the living room to change … Continue reading

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Futurist’s Groundhog Day

It’s deja vu all over again One aspect of intentcasting that fascinates me is how recursive it is.  VRM is the manifestation of a desire for intentcasting in an environment which lacks a framework for intentcasting.  It needs to bootstrap … Continue reading

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