A presentation for Playful 2011, on the Semantic Web and wondering where all the imaginative data has got to. Atttempting to get writers and 'creative' people to engage with things like Linked Data in order to make it better.
they tend to spawn creepy videos about sleek people in sleek homes living optimised lives full of smart objects...There's no magic or joy or silliness in it. Just an optimised, efﬁcient existence.” Russell Davies
and the corporate Internet Of Things lot is that the IoT people are trying to make the world more efﬁcient and controlled and the Makers are trying to make it more personal and magic. They're imagining objects that come to life like they do in Harry Potter.” Russell Davies
this kind of stuff on the right device you’ll be able to do the lean back experience as before, but leaning into the device should give you vertigo.” Mike Atherton http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/thayer18/2200769158