Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Day3 at Stanford .. add1

The day 3 was much stronger than my notes will show. I just has too many interesting discussions and not enough time to write… but still, there are two comments and observations I want to share with you…
1. Dr. Douglas C. Engelbart (born January 30, 1925 in Oregon) the pioneer of human-computer interaction (HCI) and the computer mouse inventor is saying that Capability infrastructure (Sensory, Perceptual, Motor, Mental ) will be much more significant than HCI. He appealed to journalists to interact more with sociologists and anthropologists in order to play an important role in raising voices or the future society. When I looked at him, the legend, I wished I could talked to him the whole day…. More on Wikipedia..

2. Journalist need a broader education about the concepts of new technologies, science fiction, cybernetics, (technological) forecasting… about all the areas that have significant impact on the future… That makes me think that there might be a range of wisdom, knowledge, and tools that all majors would need to include in their high education programs… the topics that Noam Lemelstrich from Israel was talking about are part of essential general knowledge that we would all need in order to be able to actively participate, communicate and lead…

For more you can also check Jan's or David's blog... (klik links on your right)

1 comment:

John Forrester said...

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