Archive for March, 2010

Industrial slash and burn or the no straight lines of possibility?

Friday, March 26th, 2010In his article for The Observer – Tony Judt writes,Something is profoundly wrong with the way we live today. For 30 years we have made a virtue out of the pursuit of material self-interest: indeed, this very pursuit now constitutes ...

#nostraightlines @ sxsw

Thursday, March 18th, 2010Thank you to everyone that came along to my presentation @sxsw. Reviewing the twitter feeds #nostraightlines, the majority of the audience it seems felt I had made a real contribution to the event.Some people even said it was the best ...

So you wanna see the Rally Fighter @ sxsw

Friday, March 12th, 2010I think I am becoming slightly American. Once upon a time I would have flinched at the word "awesome" or "awesomeness". I have been called awesome myself - but that was many years ago when I gave a speech in ...

Musings on the common spirit of distrust

Friday, March 12th, 2010Taken from a post written in 2008,[caption id="attachment_5220" align="aligncenter" width="430" caption="http://www.flickr.com/photos/85593720@N00/2827812861"][/caption]Today we challenge the authority of our world, media, organisations and even governments via a whole set of activities that can be networked and grassroots. It is done via co-creation, ...

Commercially thriving in the networked society – take 2

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010Gerd and I will be running the 2nd part of our series of online seminars - March 22 2010See outline (here) and (here) Our hope is that we can help people make sense of the challenges they face and how ...

Silo busting the corporation

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010I met Jeff Saperstein last year, the first time at Reboot Britain Conference where I was presenting, and then shortly after in Cambridge.I was very interested in what he had to say, and so we stayed in touch. Recently Jeff ...

Straight line thinking stops here @ sxsw 16th March

Monday, March 8th, 2010So here it is: Tuesday, March 16 at 11:00 AM in Ballroom BMy @sxsw presentation that covers the themes and topics of The No Straight Lines Project, (video) so come along to cheer me along, heckle or profoundly disagree ...

21st Century economics: No straight Lines

Saturday, March 6th, 2010Umar Haque is not a shy retiring wall flower and his recent post confirms that observation - but I don't disagree with his perspective either.And this is because in Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital Perez writes, about technologies cluster and ...

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