Archive for February, 2011

Critical enquiry

Thursday, February 24th, 2011Howard Rheingold provides and in-depth and eloquent lesson on how we need to engage in a world defined not by scarcity or information but abundance, in which we need to be able to determine for ourselves the validty, and quality ...

Communities Dominate Brands in the top best books for starts ups

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011When I read this I was quite chuffed - IN CDB Tomi and I went beyond the social media hype before it was hyped. The lesson is – when new communication tools are not only invented but ubiquitously adopted, they ...

True democracies in open space

Saturday, February 19th, 2011True democracies need open public spaces, that are shared, where people can meet as equals, writes John Keane in The Life and Death of Democracy. It is no surprise then that we see the square recently as the symbol of ...

Did the church see Gutenberg coming?

Thursday, February 17th, 2011Social Media or Social Business?Did the Church see Gutenberg coming? I asked this question recently at an event on innovation and disruption. Those of you that are fans of Blackadder, let me use the comedic twinning of Rowan Atkinson as ...

Apple’s business eco-system = NTTCoCoMo

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011My friend Lars who runs Mobikyo in Japan has a presentation that demonstrates that Apple's business model and eco-system was a good facsimile of NTT DoCoMo's.Lars writes in Japan's super advanced mobile-webThe entire approach from key players in the value ...

The mobile patent wars[3]

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011[caption id="attachment_6129" align="alignleft" width="550" caption="http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/2010/whos-suing-whom-in-the-telecoms-trade/"][/caption]Data sourceRelated articlesNokia-Microsoft Alliance Could End Patent War with Apple (pcworld.com) Nokia-Microsoft tie-up could shift mobile patent wars (news.cnet.com) More iPhones, More iAds. But What Else? (marketingvox.com) LG looks to ban Sony PS3, more in US in patent fight ...

My East End is no longer our East End

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011Why do people quest for connection and communication? Why is the world gone all social? Why does social communication dominate? Why is everyone writing about it? And why is everything that we define as 2.0 defined by participatory culture and ...

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