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In Gartner’s hype cycle, users of a technology encounter a trough of disillusionment after the initial peak of inflated expectations. The use of Twitter by the 28 Members of the European Commission (Twitter list here) feels like being in such a deep trough that it’s almost as if this is not even social media at… » read more

  Posted by Jon Worth Euroblog

Firming things up

The Boeing 777X team reached a key milestone this week with the completion of firm configuration for the 777-9, the first member of the 777X family. The team reached this milestone after years of collaboration with customers and suppliers to make sure Boeing had the optimal configuration for the airplane.     You may have noticed… » read more

“I want to become an entrepreneur” – this is my personal conclusion after the first six months of our MY-WAY project (http://www.mywaystartup.eu/). Meeting great experts, change-makers, innovators and people who are passionate to support young wannabe entrepreneurs has radically changed my way of thinking. Before MY-WAY, I thought that I am too old to become… » read more

“I want to become an entrepreneur” – this is my personal conclusion after the first six months of our MY-WAY project (http://www.mywaystartup.eu/). Meeting great experts, change-makers, innovators and people who are passionate to support young wannabe entrepreneurs has radically changed my way of thinking. Before MY-WAY, I thought that I am too old to become… » read more

The Mayors’ Geothermal Club (MGC) aims to facilitate synergies and cooperation between the key stakeholders of the European geothermal market with special attention to municipalities with deep geothermal potentials. The MGC will be officially launched on 8 October 2015 within the framework of an inaugural conference in Budapest, Hungary. Representatives of frontrunner European municipalities in… » read more

The Mayors’ Geothermal Club (MGC) aims to facilitate synergies and cooperation between the key stakeholders of the European geothermal market with special attention to municipalities with deep geothermal potentials. The MGC will be officially launched on 8 October 2015 within the framework of an inaugural conference in Budapest, Hungary. Representatives of frontrunner European municipalities in… » read more

From 6th to 9th May, the annual State of the Union conference took place in Florence, Italy. I decided to check the event, in order to listen to some of Europe’s leading experts on security and ICT, and European policy makers, as well as to enjoy my beloved hometown for a few days. The core… » read more

CECIMO press release

  Additive Manufacturing European Conference Industrializing “additive manufacturing” for a competitive and sustainable economy CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool industries, is organizing at the first “Additive Manufacturing European Conference” at the European Parliament in Brussels (Belgium), where representatives from additive manufacturing (AM) companies, EU institutions, think tanks and the machine tools sector will… » read more

thesocialcomputer.eu

I stumbled upon this site which is the project site of a group who are attempting to realise The Social Computer. I’m in the processing of contacting the right people in and around the project. http://thesocialcomputer.eu “The social computer is a future computational system that harnesses the innate problem solving, action and information gathering powers… » read more

“Countries don´t go Bust”   (Walter Wriston, Citibank chairman 1970s) Vancouver, 25. Februar 2010   Das Bild geht mir seit Tagen nicht aus dem Kopf: Der australische Magier und Illusionskünstler Cosentino ließ sich in der vergangenen Woche mit 60 Kilo Zement an den Füßen – sowie in Fußeisen und Handschellen verpackt – in das Haifischbecken des Aquariums von Melbourne versenken.  … » read more

Tightening Feedback Loops

This work is in the Public Domain. The whole project is about “tightening feedback loops” which is aiming to address the fundamental problems with the current world systems communism, capitalism, democracy, organisation etc. The majority of the problems are there because the feedback loops are slow and dumb so the bigger problems can not be… » read more

 This work is in the Public Domain. I wrote this in January 2003 to try to describe the kinds of things you would see at a Social Computer building (a Civil Sandbox). The name Prototype comes from the name of the event we were proposing to explore the Social Computer. Please bear in mind that… » read more

This work is in the Public Domain. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/p__tQFLsN-Y” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] “I really like the idea that you can have an environment in which you can test technologies, products and see feedback and see a lot of things happen. You could see a lot of new things get developed, and innovations. Almost like… » read more

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