ratWAN

Central london — how far are you from a live but inactive cellphone…surely bluetooth range, if there was software to build a mesh from that proximity and use it.

SSIDs as Clan Tags

Community wireless…imagining SSIDs used as virtual tags– ‘”this side of this street is clan ku24″, back up the claim with graffiti tags to proclaim the same in the real world…

net.sack Revisited

Ages ago, we had the idea for the net.sack; a small rucksack thing with stalk camera and headset mic/earpiece, and decent bandwidth cellphone transmitting it all. So you could rent yourself out to whoever is at the other end of the connexion, and they can watch and direct — for remote shopping, tourism in general, whatever makes sense ethically and/or economically.

Clooney in Space

Hmmm…a teaser trailer of Steven Soderbergh’s version of Solaris is up on Apple’s Quicktime site… George Clooney as Chris Kelvin Hmmm

Air It Up

The odd thing about wireless networks — you can do it to other people’s space without them being involved. Whats the verb for it? ‘Airing up’?

Matisse

Hmm…have been tidying out the archives, and in the absence of some long-lost Syquest disks, the only screengrab I have of Matisse is this one, which is rather depressing, given that there used to be some much better ones… Ah well…and the source code is lost as well, unless one of you have a copy of it tucked away somewhere…?