Month: February 2011

Revolutionary times

Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, Libya, Iran… I read a quote to the effect that the technology invented 10 years ago, will change society profoundly in the next 10 years. I wonder about the progress that could be achieved if a developing country would provide free and open access to the Internet and computers for its entire …

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Rain

It rained today. The first time in weeks. I can’t remember if it rained in January. The air was so fresh and clean this evening. Beautiful. Alles wird gut.

Lift11 in Geneva

I am back from Lift11. This time I took part as a volunteer. I was a runner, helping out with errands, bringing things from A to B, and general troubleshooting. I like the idea of giving back. Again the mix of topics and people at Lift was inspiring. All of the videos are online: http://www.livestream.com/liftconference/folder …

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