Wednesday, 29 September 2010

Future of screen technology

This has been a barren month for my posts! So before October starts take a look at this fantastic vision of the future.
It is the result of TAT's (The Astonishing Tribe)Open Innovation experiment - an experience video showing the future of screen technology with stretchable screens, transparent screens and e-ink displays...

I'm not sure I could cope with the displays while I am shaving....

Thursday, 16 September 2010

The Principal who wants to ban social media in his school

THanks to Stephen's Lighthouse blog I have come across this US story about a principal (headmaster) who wants to protect his pupils from social media by banning them. This little video is a response to this blinkered view of education!
It comments :
“Kids beat each other up in the playground all the time. We don’t ban schools”

Wednesday, 15 September 2010

Not fully commissioned : Do not use

After a holiday break in Scotland I am back but I feel like a sign on a water machine here :

"Not Fully Commissioned : Do Not Use"

I was amused by this because it is a good example of official language that is designed to be hard for the users! Could be added to Michael Stephens' collection of notices on his Tame the Web blog : here is an example.