Bruce Sterling, Ubiquitous Computing and Sustainability

The Guardian has an interesting interview with sci-fi writer Bruce Sterling.

He talks about favorite Sun themes of the participation age - everyone and everything on the net all of the time, and how these ideas interact with sustainability.

He also hits on one of my favorite themes, which is how we are going to have to get create with technology in order to move forward to sustainability instead of backward to sustainability (remember, a few million people living in caves is sustainable, but probably not what we have in mind for our grandkids).

The crux of Sterling’s concept: