The Joi of Openness

I just finished reading Joi Ito’s great New York Times essay about the Internet and openness. This is clearly a piece that resonates with many of us at the Concord Consortium as well as in the creative technology community at large. Joi does an excellent job explaining and characterizing what it is about the Internet’s birth […]

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When More Is More

In science, less isn’t more; more is more. That basic premise is supported by a recent report from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory: Separating signal and noise in climate warming.  Earth’s overall temperature is affected by natural processes, such as La Niña and El Niño, as well as by human factors. From 1999 to 2008, Earth’s […]

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Thanks, Steve

Over the last week and a half, we – like everyone in the tech community – have been thinking a lot about Steve Jobs and his amazing legacy. Since we didn’t post about it on the date we first heard the news, it seems that the date of the memorial service is a fitting date […]

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