Some great ideas from Bill Buxton, about how to socialize technology for the mobile human, certainly applicable to many fields:
The only technology I care about is the human being.
The ‘nest big thing’ is a change in the relationships amongst the things that are already here.
What if things just work?
What if things just work together?
What if they work together seamlessly?
What if they did with an overall reduction of complexity and an increase in value?
Now that we can do anything, and the fundamental question as a community we have to ask ourselves is now that we can do anything, what SHOULD we do.