The future is open

April 15th, 2010

The city of Ottawa is slowly opening up to a more transparent future thanks to some passionate and intelligent people working both in and outside the city infrastructure. Open Data Ottawa is loose collection of developers that formed to organize a hackfest and work with the city of Ottawa into a new era of data distribution. The basic idea […]

Let’s Get Back To This

March 31st, 2010

I’m guessing we all love new technology. (hopefully) It’s fast and small with either a shine or a classy matte finish. But do we not also love technology that looks like something you wish you had several decades ago? How about something you wish you had several decades ago that has been awkwardly updated? Yes? […]

Repatriating Technology

June 25th, 2009

Here is a very cool idea: take a lot of technology, put it in a very portable container and wheel it around to normally inaccessible places. Nothing that new with the idea? Perhaps not, but Mervin Jarman is doing it up pretty right with the iStreet Lab and larger Container Project. Although a little lengthy, […]