The Human-Human Interface

Brain Computer Interface experiment

Personal Infrastructure

Looks like a unique opportunity to add more granularity to early BCI studies.

The Signature of Humanity

The World Right Now

From MIT Senseable City Lab. Visualizing Internet data traffic, but what does it say about collective mental activity?

Pop Song – Alone/Together

Wholeness and Virtual Communities

All my fake friends and all of their noise, complain about work
They’re studying business, I study the floor, and you haven’t stopped smoking all night.

Maybe the Internet raised us, or maybe people are jerks.


A World Alone

The Internet of Fungus

Wholeness and Virtual Communities

“By linking to the fungal network they can help out their neighbours by sharing nutrients and information – or sabotage unwelcome plants by spreading toxic chemicals through the network.”


The World Right Now

“Weathercloud is road weather intelligence.” This one resonates in Colorado, land of microclimates.

Flo is in Your Car

Personal Infrastructure

An awareness module, with a business model and creepy undertones, but still.

RFID as common as Barcodes – we’ll be swimming in RF waves

Personal Infrastructure

“To replace barcodes, RFID tags will need to cost a penny or less. But Cho says this should be achievable if all the layers on a tag can be deposited with a roll-to-roll process”

The World Blogging Itself

The World Right Now

Smart Dust

Personal Infrastructure

I especially like the part about sensors harvesting power from “the ambient radio power from television , FM radio and WiFi networks. Props to Tesla…”

When We’re All in the Same Biometric Database…

Wholeness and Virtual Communities

“The Knesset on Monday adopted a bill establishing a biometric database in Israel, which will eventually lead to the replacement of regular identification with electronic IDs. Forty Mks supported the bill, 11 opposed it, and three abstained.”