What True Love Has To Do With Great Innovation ::... →
Summer romance inspires innovation
Slow Motion Shorts →
Good slo-mo video. Also love this one from Barbarian Group for GE on locomotive breaking — making science more beautiful to behold http://www.ge.com/thegeshow/rails/#ch2
Do TV. No one will ever take you seriously again. Doesn’t matter how big a...– JACK DONAGHY, 30 Rock. Heh. (via inothernews)
Don't burst my bubble
A colleague of mine is on a great mission. Leading her team to an amazing new space filled with innovation, creativity and excitement. I’ll admit I’m a bit envious. I love that feeling of being onto an idea that’s really big, with passion and possibility as rocket fuel. With a team that is giving their all, each contributing their special skills, all creating a shared...
Why Do Girls Love Horses, Unicorns And Dolphins? →
“Horses and dolphins and unicorns — these are all borderland creatures; gateway animals to other worlds…They help us imagine wonderful other ways of being in the world.”
What's next →
Some interesting discussions about trends in digital technology at the World Economic Forum this week: Increasing use of platform as business model - meaning core base from which to organize all kinds of applications. One new idea: body as platform onto which we will place all kinds of “fitbit” types of applications - monitoring heart, mood, sleep (I don’t need a sensor to tell...
Here’s a video with some highlights from Davos. Many conversations about innovation. And social media is the star — everyone’s tweeting, blogging, talking about the impact of social media.
Just in Time Open Source →
I love this concept! In Munich this week, met Koehi Nishiayama of elephant design in Tokyo and cuusoo.com, an open innovation platform that brings together people with ideas or those lokoing to buy them, designers and entrepreneurs. It’s “just-in-time” design and manufacturing. cuusoo collects ideas and designs, the community selects and then cuusoo figures out what minimum...
Not Calm But Carry On
You would have laughed. I should have too, or at least taken a photo. But I was too hot, tired and undone as my carry-on suitcase was quite undone, my stuff strewn across the floor at Lufthansa check-in in Hong Kong. Bad news: my carry on bag was 2.3 kilos over the limit and destined to be condemned to the horrible fate of “checked baggage.” For travelers like me, never checking...
What might be extinct in the next 40 years? Interesting predictions from futurist Richard Watson
Fun new eco ads from the BBDO team.
Chris Hughes: Gladwell on Social Media →
chrishughes: One of Malcolm Gladwell’s favorite activities is taking a contrarian position on a popular topic. He learned early on that it’s a very effective way of garnering attention, regardless of the merit of the argument. Sometimes he’s right on, like with his most recent book Outliers. But… Somehow I missed this. Making a note to read the article soon.