Sarasota International Design Summit
I recently attended the Sarasota International Design Summit. Rapidly becoming a Florida alternative to the TED conference of acclaimed lumaries, SIDS2008, at the beautiful waterfront setting of the Ritz Carlton, featured speakers from Google and Target and examined ways social media and mobile technology are altering the landscape.
Visionary technologist Bruce Damer made a great presentation on his current work in virtual worlds for the likes of NASA. Working with research scientists, leaders in this space are moving virtual environments well beyond Â SecondLife and using the technology to simulate the creation of new organisms that will commander sildenafil 100 uso be used to colonize distant planets. Bruce was also a fascinating person to converse with over lunch, as his side projects include a museum of personal
computing. A long time Burning Man attendee with a client list that includes many projects that are classified, Bruce’s personal
filled with pop culture icons and legends of the industry from Woz and
Apple LISA to the present. Learn more about Bruce atÂ damer.com.
In a fast paced and important break session, prominent intellectual property lawyer Brent Britton publicly proposed an entirely new construct in the business cialis efficacite world. Company 2.0, as he called it, allows idea generating founders to quickly bring a team together and share the rewards of success without many
of the hassles and entanglements of legacy business structures such as Inc. and LLP. More on Brent’s work with Company 2.0 can be
found on his blog,Â brentbritton.com.
One of the more engaging presentations was from London-based Dopplr.com. cialis knockoffs Their site allows for “social travel” and combines familiar elements of Facebook with travel specific needs such as
maps and recommendations.
Their branding allows for each user
their personal icon as they travel and is an interesting design consideration when
basing a site on pastillas tipo viagra user generated content.
On the final day, DomÂ SagollaÂ from
DollarApp discussed his work on the https://www.acheterviagrafr24.com/viagra-pfizer/ Obama iPhone application. Politics aside, the application is an impressive collaboration between a team of volunteer developers under tight constraints of time andÂ secrecy. Formerly with Macromedia, Dom’s new venture shares the basic philosophy of creating simple to use, single purpose, inexpensive mobile applications with HD Interactive’s newest initiative – HDI Mobile.
Next week, we’ll introduce HDI Mobile and look at how mobile applications can open new opportunities for you, our clients and partners.
Until then, signing off from a virtual office in seat 13B, 35,000 feet over Texas.
Joseph DeSetto leads Business Development for HD Interactive. Follow him on Twitter atÂ twitter.com/desetto.