WearableTechLA Intro Slides
Whether you’re looking for a place here on earth, or up in the heavens, Stonehenge cannot begin to compete with Google Maps. Yet for all it’s technical superiority, most people would not describe the experience of using Google Maps as a profound spiritual experience, while Stonehenge has been providing exactly that for the last 5,000 years.
If you want A Tourist’s Guide to Dublin, you probably don’t want a copy of James Joyce’s Ulysses. Yet it’s hard to imagine any tourist’s guide offering as compelling a Dublin experience as spending a day walking in the footprints of Leopold Bloom.
Our lives are dominated by the rush to get from Point “A” to Point “B”. Gotta get to work! Gotta pick up the kids! Shouldn’t at least a small part of our lives be spent savoring the journey?
Ephemeral Wayfinding is an invitation to wander, to meander, to loiter, to be a 21st century flâneur. You might wander with the famous, like Andy Warhol’s walking tour of New York city…
… or the deeply personal, like making a 1st trip to Shanghai and experiencing the streets of the city not quite as a tourist, but walking Shanghai with your grandmother when she was young.