Emerging Technologies

Privacy, Trust, and Big Data

This post, to me, is really about what Mark Federman has called “unanticipated consequences” or “unintended consequences.” (Federman is Chief Strategist at the McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology so his statements are informed by Marshall McLuhan’s “the medium is [...]

ARG – Canaries in a Coalmine

ARG – Canaries in a Coalmine

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology has come out with an Alternate Reality Game (ARG) called Canaries in a Coal Mine. Created by EdGE (Educational Gaming Environments), the game starts with a futuristic video which, after viewing, players then act on [...]