Robert Willim talks about being an ethnologist, his Phd about the rise and fall of Framfab, organizational challenges, if there are differences between the dot com bubble and today, why many people are still using dinosaur applications like Word, and his suggestions on reading materials.
His reading tips included “Lev Manovich on visual culture and new media and Andreas Wittel on “network sociality”. He adds: I think he has only published pieces on this in journals… but the stuff may be “googleable”
Euan Semple talks about his work at the BBC and the grass root approach of turning them towards ‘modern technology’, what he today is passionate about, the human desire to “connect” and the change in the way we see ourselves, the dead hand of control of global IT and what motivated him to talk about
Going on about Enlightenment, ‘the obvious’, why it is appropriate (and efficient) to engage and connect even in a business context, about trust in people you hire, why he gets less comfortable with mass media.