consumption

The next web: joyful production vs. "elegant consumption"
Mozilla’s Mitchell Baker spoke recently about an interesting shift we’re seeing in technology — a shift from the web as a "maker’s world" that actively encouraged tinkering, tweaking and getting your hands dirty, to an era of "elegant consumption" that’s increasingly about one-way reception. As... Read more
0 comments Posted 22 Nov 2011 by OpenMatt Feed
Tidy Street in Brighton, UK is the center of a domestic energy monitoring project from CHANGE, a collaboration that includes The Open University and looks into using novel technologies to change human behavior, particularly to improve the environment.
0 comments Posted 18 Apr 2011 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
Netflix, Hulu, Blockbuster VOD, Vudu, and a slew of other video streaming services have been popping up left and right. Yet there's a big problem with most of these services: many of them suffer from the same mentality that the recording industry had in 1999--they are resisting the demands of their... Read more
7 comments Posted 21 Dec 2010 by Travis Kepley (Red Hat) Feed