Melvin's digital garden

Tech adventures of a lousy Gamer

[2014-10-18 Sat 13:34] speaker: Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister event: Geekcamp 2014 ** first computer an Apple II+ learnt integer Basic to cheat in an RPG ** current one Arduino chip on a breadboard ** connectivity replacing IDD calls ** mobile with sensors ** mesh networks ** floods, politics and sensors build trust with real time data on drain status tweeting flood status from drains ** every complaint is a data point complaints are made public, anynoe can see the complains in the app ** open data pushed by PM, to publish data in a machine readable form open solutions ** future of jobs routine work will be automated ** education for the future now: reading, writing, arthimetic future: artist, builder, communicator adult education/learning, venues like Geekcamp

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