I remember reading once that India was one of the most ingenious societies on the planet. Where many would see an impossible barrier, Indian ingenuity means it is just a challenge to be overcome.
Tag archives: internet
The Networked Society premiered in the context of gadgets at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show. I look back at Hans Vestberg’s keynote and flash on highlights, plus have a question for you.
At this year’s CES it’s proving to be more about the intangible, such as applications and connectivity, than the tangible. In this video I talk about the importance of being able to access content from anywhere at any time and on any gadget.
The web is the web – even though we consume it on devices of varying screen sizes.
For the first time in history, the number of people living in cities is greater than the number living in rural areas, with more than1,900 people moving to the city every hour.
Last week I attended the Monaco Media Forum, an annual event that brings together leaders from media industry. Giants such as Google and Turner Broadcasting Systems, along with hot startups such as Soundcloud and Readmill, were there discussing leadership in the digital media revolution.
This week, during the Broadband Leadership Summit and ITU Telecom World 2011, it was great to see how far the Broadband Commission for Digital Development has come since its creation in 2010. The Commission is now well-recognized as an important advocate of broadband deployment as a key enabler to development.
In my last post, I discussed how Facebook has expanded our contact circles and that the ‘new’ communication channels created by the social networking platform are used differently depending on who is being contacted. Today, I will describe what these channels are, and how they are used.
Is understanding of the logics of the internet and coding the new English?
On Tuesday, Patti Smith and The Kronos Quartet received the Polar Prize. I was there. She was commended for transforming the way “an entire generation looks, thinks and dreams.” It got me thinking about how the music industry has changed since her time, and how people really do have the power.