Archive for July, 2010

Mobile changes the rules by how we can market goods, products and services

Thursday, July 29th, 2010Tomi Ahonen will tell you that in many many countries mobile penetration rates are 100%+, 120%+ and even 150%+, yet when it comes to discussions around, "Social Media", mobile gets scant look in, in reality. Yet even in the UK ...

GrowVC opens in India

Monday, July 19th, 2010In what could be a defining milestone in Indian entrepreneurial development domain - GrowVC, the ‘Virtual Silicon Valley’ software platform and world’s first-ever ‘Crowd-Funding’ and interaction platform for startups announced the launch of a local funding network in India, in ...

the diversity of language, media and youtube

Sunday, July 18th, 2010[caption id="attachment_5555" align="aligncenter" width="239" caption="Like nature, we are diverse"][/caption]It was Noam Chomsky in the 60's that developed a view that we (humanity) was programmed with a universal language DNA. But what if the very diversity of languages is the key ...

How to judge a modern society

Saturday, July 17th, 2010

Designing the smart organisation

Saturday, July 17th, 2010I met Roland Deiser in 1990 when I was working in Vienna. At that time he was running a management consultancy and I was working for an advertising agency. We met through mutual friends but ended liking the cut of ...

To Do List

Thursday, July 15th, 2010[caption id="attachment_5530" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="jblyth.com/blog_images/images_07/soBwCdeuhm6wzxp3DewKRXCVo1_400.jpg"][/caption]'Nuff said,'cept someone once told me mediocrity is expensive

So what box do you fit in then?

Thursday, July 15th, 2010I find that in the networked and connected society this type of question can lead to some very short conversations";+)

Life is ahem – really, really local

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010Another great presentation that I discovered on how local news becomes - well, local again.So if you cannot truly give value back to your relevant community and stay relevant then you become irrelevant instead. Simples. The only thing I would ...

Requiem for Detroit or time to kick out the jams?

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010[caption id="attachment_5507" align="aligncenter" width="461" caption="http://www.flickr.com/photos/23368962@N00/503069237"][/caption]We came across the BBC2 Documentary about Detroit recently, and today I sat down and watched it again and made some notes.There is a section in the film where we are told that at one point ...

The framework of the networked society

Monday, July 12th, 2010Michel Bauwens of the P2P Society has put together with the help of Lily Fisher, a beautiful presentation on how various legal/creative/production/business tools and frameworks fit together. Thank you Robin Good for the hat tipEverything open and free on ...

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