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Challenges in the Information Ecology

(1) Comments | Posted December 3, 2012 | 3:17 PM

Excerpt from "Trillions: Thriving in the Emerging Information Ecology" by Peter Lucas,
Joe Ballay and Mickey McManus (Wiley, 2012). The authors are principals at MAYA
Design, one of America's top pervasive computing design firms.

There are already many more computing devices in the world than there...

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Innovate: Education -- The Next Literacy

(18) Comments | Posted June 7, 2011 | 9:14 AM

What if there were a basic literacy beyond reading, writing, and arithmetic that we missed, or that wasn't necessary until this moment in our history?

What if that new literacy were the organizing principle between STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and SEL (social, emotional learning)?

What if it could...

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Information Liquidity (Video)

(0) Comments | Posted April 28, 2011 | 8:43 AM

What can nature's design patterns teach us about computing? Containerization, liquid currency, and the possibilities of a trillion node world all packed into 20 minutes of TED. Or some small part of my 10 year personal journey of discovery related to MAYA's research agenda, packed into about 20 minutes of...

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