Phweet, a Step Towards Flow
This is an important idea, as it creates flow from one channel to another, from one level of interaction to another. Something we as humans do seamlessly, but where technology usually struggles or tries to lock you in. These type of steps towards seamless taking conversations through different channels are therefore key steps in the evolution of social media.
This is a screenshot of Stuart and me doing a voice session, originating from a direct Twitter message. Had to test this, even though I am vacationing in Canada currently.2 Comments and 0 Trackbacks | Permalink
New Complexity, New Attitudes, Skills and Tools to Match
At last week's Reboot 10 Thomas gave me the opportunity to give a presentation in the main hall (see proposal). I talked about internet and mobile communications as two infrastructures that have come of age recently. I wanted to provide a way to look at the macroscopic changes this is working in our societies and step away from rear guard fights, or discussions muddied in details that are only relevant to singular tools, causes or incidents. However, providing such a more macroscopic picture should still work when seen from the individual. So that each of us can decide how to respond. That is where Monstertheory comes in, and a discussion of the attitudes, skills and tools that go with our new infrastructures. Also, these new infrastructures themselves are geared towards individuals looking to influence macroscopic events. So we are actually in a good position to take on the monsters in our vicinity. Provided you are able to recognize them.
The slides of my talk are up on slideshare, where I annotated the slides in the comments. In a next posting I will go into my story in some more detail.2 Comments and 0 Trackbacks | Permalink