Posts tagged ‘computing’

  • Exponential Conversations

    by Barry Chudakov on October 27th, 2009

    Do the stories we tell about our communication tools reveal more about our lives than we realize? Do they also show how a Metalife emerges?

    The other day as I was softly minding my digi-business, a Tweet from Steve Rubel flashed in the corner of my computer screen via TweetDeck: “Sending this from 35,000 feet in the air.” Later in his trip Steve Rubel Tweeted, “Flying home after a 7-day, 5-city biz trip with just my phone and no computer. I believe I have taken my last trip with a laptop.” Rubel’s Tweets show us a remarkably rapid evolution—instant personal communication from the air while also moving computing from a laptop to an iPhone.

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