Posts Tagged ‘Esther Dyson’

What is Wharton’s Supernova but a lovefest for the clueful, where M&Ms are passed around and no one goes hungry for the next big idea.  It’s a tiny TED, Bar Association, Crunch Up drizzled with Kevin Werbach’s special sauce. A think drink where scholars ponder a sensored society (not censored) where all things are connected […]


Rolling into town this week is Kevin Werbach’s Supernova at Mission Bay #SN09, Scott Kirsner’s Building Audiences at BAVC, and Ken Goldberg’s Future of the Forum at UC Berkeley.  Meanwhile in Vegas, the International Film & Music Festival Summit will be training screeners and festival directors, chatting about programming strategies and brainstorming the future role of festivals […]


There were whirlygigs and whatchamacallits and inspiration abounding.  Lots of eyes on the sky, with softer, more mellower play play play.  And definitely not the crowds expected.  Last year, 65,000 attended, this year felt healthy but light.  Less lines, more fun.  If you’re thinking of going, go.  The price is right, even discounted at Radio […]


85,000 geeks of all ages are expected to bike, walk, ride and fly to Maker Faire at the San Mateo County Expo Center this weekend, SS 5/30-31 10-8/5.  (By contrast 50,000 are expected at #E3)  It’s quite a cultural happening, well-suited for Silicon Valley, home of innovation. Detailed schedule of activities at http://www.makerfaire.com/bayarea/2009/schedule/all/index.csp.   If […]