Christine Herron, blogging from O’Reilly’s ETech this week, posted about SF writer Bruce Sterling’s talk. I wish I’d been there. It sounds very intriguing. Sterling talked about a world where every physical object is tagged and has data associated with it as well. Sterling has coined a new term — spime — for objects trackable in space and time. People too? Reminds me of the original intent of the original intent of the Web Services Directory.