Just got back from attending my first TED event. For those of you keeping score, TED, which stands for Technology Entertainment and Design, has allowed for others to organize conventions under their brand. There are of course guidelines and I thoroughly enjoyed the event. I did however have moments of; “how does this relate to …

After looking at iButterfly’s application (below) and seeing Layar’s recent announcement that they were adding streaming to help people locate augmented reality enabled objects, I realized that geo-location was another element these augmented reality enabled objects needed. I’m referring to the type of augmented reality that a user sees by looking through a browser and …

Link to Augmented reality + motion sensor + geo-location = iButterfly (video)

iButterfly is a playful use of augmented reality, motion sensor and geo-location. Enjoy!

Link to Mashable’s Peter Cashmore on Bloomberg (video)

Pete Cashmore talks about open vs. closed and Facebook’s role in the future.

Link to Web 3.0 (video)

Great explanation of the semantic web. Enjoy!

Got my invitation emailed to me yesterday!

This is an amazing video from Jesse Schell of Carnegie Mellon. Among other things, Mr Schell talks about the evolving collision of the real world and the virtual world from a gamer’s futurist vision and there is a lot in here that help you understand why Facebook games such as Farmville & Mob Wars are …

They always said; you are what you eat. (Unfortunately, that makes some of us a caffeine infused bucket of popcorn with extra butter.) We also know that you are what you buy; at least from a marketing perspective. There are three start-ups that I would like to see join forces in some way to help …

Link to Social Media Revolution 2: Refresh (video)

Same Fatboy Slim song with new stats. Promoting book Socialnomics. Enjoy!