[SIGCIS-Members] Taking about the past of the Internet as the future

Ian S. King isking at uw.edu
Fri Apr 17 15:36:15 PDT 2015

Hi Bob,

I'll be there on Sunday - I presented today.  I look forward to hearing
your thoughts on that question, and maybe participating in some discussion!
 -- Ian

On Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 3:30 PM, <sigcos at bobf.frankston.com> wrote:

> In my talk at IFTF this coming week (http://rmf.vc/IFTF2015) I plan to
> present a my own take on the history of the Internet as I watched it evolve
> as a byproduct of shifting intelligence into our devices. Some sense of
> this is in http://rmf.vc/IEEERefactoringCE. I realize that the “Institute
> For the Future” framing seems to be the opposite of history but the first
> step is to revisit the last fifty years in light of what we’ve learned
> since. We tend to fit the Internet into the story of telecommunications
> rather than recognizing that it a discontinuity and part of a very
> different story.
> For those in the New Jersey area I’m going to be at
> http://www.vintage.org/2015/east/ this weekend. Where do vintage computer
> fit into the mission of SIGCOS?
> BTW, for those of us without MUSE access how do we read
> http://www.infoculturejournal.org/abstracts/50.2?
> Bob Frankston
> http://Frankston.com
> @BobFrankston
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Ian S. King, MSIS, MSCS, Ph.D. Candidate
The Information School <http://ischool.uw.edu>

Archivist, Voices From the Rwanda Tribunal <http://tribunalvoices.org>
Value Sensitive Design Research Lab <http://vsdesign.org>

University of Washington

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