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Kevin Kelly
Senior Maverick at Wired, author of bestseller book, The Inevitable. Also Cool Tool maven, Recomendo chief, Asia-holic, and True Film buff.
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The New Yorker 15h
Stewart Brand published the final issue of the “Whole Earth Catalog” in 1971. Upon the title's fiftieth anniversary, he reports feeling little nostalgia for the project:
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Kevin Kelly Nov 6
Watch till the end.
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Kevin Kelly Nov 5
I didn't know about Japanese gocha games, which are in-game gambling, but huge huge business in Japan.
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Kevin Kelly Nov 4
Turns out the one poem I could recite -- The Road Not Taken -- I completely misunderstood. It doesn't seem to say what I and everyone else thought it did.
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Kevin Kelly Nov 4
Replying to @JimiPang
Yep.
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Kevin Kelly Nov 3
From my most recent trip, I've added yet more images of vanishing China. These are mostly from the area near Lijiang in Yunnan. Specifically, I spent some time on the ancient Tea-Horse Road.
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Kevin Kelly Nov 2
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Kevin Kelly Nov 2
Replying to @jffrgrs
I regret I can't.
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Kevin Kelly Nov 2
Is there any data on which had a greater impact on the last election: news / ads on television, or news / ads on social media?
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Kevin Kelly Nov 1
Replying to @twittner
Side question: how many streaming services do your household subscribe to?
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Kevin Kelly Nov 1
Replying to @twittner @AoDespair
Netflix? Amazon Prime? Where?
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Kevin Kelly Oct 25
Replying to @TomDuPreeIII
You are welcome.
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Kevin Kelly Oct 24
Replying to @chrismichel
Wouldn't that be a great book? If you had to nominate one new tradition, what would it be?
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Kevin Kelly Oct 24
At dusk in Chinese cities, when the birds go quiet, men in shiny vests swarm the streets performing the new tradition of the Redistribution of the Bikes. Riding one bike while guiding another, they haul the ride-share bikes onto trucks, to balance the chi of bike distribution.
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Kevin Kelly Oct 24
Percent of riders on Shanghai subway staring at their phones: 100%.
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Kevin Kelly Oct 24
Replying to @jason_pontin
Yep.
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Patrick Collison 24 Apr 15
So my working theory is that if you assemble enough enterprise software ads, an airport spontaneously forms around them.
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Kevin Kelly Oct 21
Replying to @butwait
Ouch. My mistake. Thank you for the correction. (and kind words.)
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Kevin Kelly Oct 19
To get a sense of what the Whole Earth Catalog has meant watch this flashback reel. I play a small part.
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Kevin Kelly Oct 19
Replying to @pomeranian99
Hatbot is what we'll call the skull caps that will read your mind and allow technological telepathy.
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