Monthly Archives: December 2010

Tron Café about digital music

Tron Café was the afterparty of the Future Internet conference week. On tuesday, wednesday and thursday the top floor of the UCO building in Ghent Ledeberg was turned into a groovy dance lounge with djs and live gigs.
There was also a one hour talk show every day. On tuesday Bart Becks and Maurice Engelen (Sonic Angel) and Vincent Reinders (22tracks – NL) came by to talk about their new approaches to selling music online. Barefoot and the shoes played live on stage. Read more →

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Interview with internetguru Peter Hirshberg

An interview with Peter Hirshberg, keynote speaker at the iMinds Conference, about the internet of things, Facebook and other social media.
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Interview with Agoria’s Mark Cumps

Marc Cumps is advisor at Agoria, the Belgian employers’ organization and trade association of the technological industry. He explains what he talked about in his speech. Read more →

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Interview with Mario Campolargo

Mario Campolargo, Principal Scientific Officer with the European Commission, explains why this conference is unique, and maps out the challenges of the industry. Read more →

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Cory Doctorow talks about DOS-attacks, Wikileaks and the power of protest

Cory Doctorow (blogger, writer, editor of the legendary Boingboing blog) gave a lightning fast presentation at the Future Internet Conference Week. Rec Radiocentrum interviewed him about the internet, Wikileaks and the tactics of a DOS-attack. Read more →

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The next Spielberg is a computer

No, to be honest, that’s not going to happen within the next few years. What will happen however is videoconferencing with multiple cameras without a cameraman or director.www.pass4suresale.com In this video the people from Alcatel-Lucent tell us about their part … Read more →

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Back to the future: Ghent in 3D

The City of Ghent is making things easy through some ingenious ICT-stuff. Their next step: taking a look into the near future. Literally that is! By using 3D scans and mockups they show us unfinished building projects. Inhabitants of Ghent will be able to comment on the plans by walking around in a virtual world, not by studying hard-to-read architectural plans. Watch the video… Read more →

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FICW Day 2 in pictures

Check out this picture slideshow of the Future Internet Conference Week, day 2. Read more →

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Gowalla’s Future Internet Fun Trip

Mayor Daniël Termont said it tuesday at the Future Internet Conference: “Ghent rocks”.
Head over to Gowalla on your mobile device, to find a trip around Ghent, conveniently called “Future Internet Fun”. Read more →

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What to expect from the Future Internet Conference week?

Ok, everybody here has big expectations of the future, but, what about the near future? What do you expect from this Future Internet Conference Week? Read more →

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