…of ‘cool Vancouver’, ‘smart’ cars, & technology…


…”Cool Vancouver: Sorry Toronto: Vancouver is Canada’s coolest city–and it’s exporting its fashion, food and architecture all over the world”…”With more code than a Boeing jet, today’s cars are so smart they’re making us dumb”…”We let technology into our lives. Now it is starting to control us”…

SOMETHING ABOUT….stand up and take note–Vancouver is on the world map!

SOMETHING ABOUT…being driven to distraction with texting and facebook and gps etc etc. shrieks beware and take care…

SOMETHING ABOUT“internet giants are accessing vast amounts of personal data and using it to shape our behaviour.”

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. ~Arthur C. Clarke

If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger. ~Frank Lloyd Wright

Technology: “the knack of so arranging the world that we don’t have to experience it.” ~Max Frisch, c.1960s

Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain. ~J.K. Rowling

The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like humans, but that humans will begin to think like computers. ~adapt. Sydney J. Harris

Cheers to a wise & wonderful ‘hi tech’ kinda day that sings—know! & how!


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