“Ultimately we aim to bring something like the experience of Google Maps or Google Earth to time series data…”
must be seen to be believed, really. The eloquence of the ears alone…
The early 1970s were magical:
sometime in the 1970s:
…and from the Carlos Saura Flamenco flick:
and then direct your attention to Bill Frisell’s take on an Old Chestnut:
(in a year or two this will probably develop into something spectacular)
I continue to marvel at the continuing evolution of Stephen’s style in presentations, both his Web presence(s) and his conference stuff. Recent case in point: A Kaleidoscope of Futures: Reflections on the Reality of Virtual Learning, video-with-slides from a late-October presentation. The video is an hour, perhaps more than one needs if Stephen’s schtick is already familiar (though he’s different every time), but what a wonderful way to distribute content…
Peter Brantley (over at O’Reilly Radar) points in the direction of Joe Esposito, who wrote a piece on The Processed Book in 2003 (in First Monday) and updated it in 2005, and more recently says this that’s right on the ummmm money:
Business is not about making people happy. Business is about making capital happy. This is why Apple has a proprietary format for the iPod and why Amazon is attempting to lock users into its broad ecosystem. The Kindle is not a device. It is a component of a system.
A trip to a local antique mall produced a small haul. Admire this one
and see half a dozen more.
For any who might doubt the accuracy of yesterday’s spelling:
(Congersman Frog, from Pogo Election Extra, 1960 pg. 58)