Archive for January, 2011

The People’s Supermarket

Thursday, January 27th, 2011Following on from my post about Cumbria's DIO (Done It Ourselves) community, The People's Supermarket again demonstrates an alternative way of getting stuff done. In a way that perhaps is more realistic and more humane, where once again people, and ...

Cumbria’s DIY broadband community

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011MP for Penrith and The Border Rory Stewart, tells an important story of [1] what the 'Big Society' really means, [2] why in many way what we face is a design problem [3] that community is still situated and can ...

Intersections: redesigning the future of business

Monday, January 24th, 2011I have been asked to be part of a very interesting event called InterSections: redesigning the future of businessA two-day conference at the Eden Project exploring the emerging trends driving business change and revealing new opportunities for design practice. ...

Competing to Innovate

Monday, January 24th, 2011This is my summing up in the MIT/Sloan British Consul's event Competing to Innovate.Compete to Innovate smlxlView more presentations from Alan Moore.

Intractable dilemmas in science funding and venture capital

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011Thought provoking post by Lucy P. Marcus on venture capital and science funding: A perfect storm: global shifts in venture capital and science funding. Lucy writes,The whole spectrum of sciences, including vitally important areas such as cleantech, life sciences and ...

Innovation, innovation, innovation

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011Here is the presentation that I gave on innovation and entrepreneurship at the HP's HQ in Cupertino, organised as part of the Global Entrepreneur week

Qustodian reaches 50k members in 4months

Monday, January 17th, 2011Following only 4 months of service from its launch in Spain on 1st  September, Qustodian, (Background info @dotopen) a new interactive mobile marketing channel that sends commercial messages and offers  to users based on their consumer preferences, ended the year ...

FC United and DIY communities

Thursday, January 13th, 2011So here's the thing – Man United a great club, great tradition, epic success, epic tragedy. In fact Man U is an institution. Friends of mine describe the place of worship "Old Trafford" as an extraordinary place, and whether you ...

Asymmetry looks like this

Thursday, January 13th, 2011[caption id="attachment_5997" align="aligncenter" width="433" caption="From simple to complex to complicated"][/caption]We know that, where we once thought our future to be certain, the only certainty we now face is uncertainty. The question is then how to deal with uncertainty?Now is the ...

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