Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Africans helping Africa

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011I picked up this link from a conversation that was going on in the GrowVC community. So thank you David.In one part of Ethiopia, communities are putting the world's governments and many aid agencies to shame.You can read the full ...

What should learning look like in the 21st Century?

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011From institutions to networks

Mobile culture and commerce for cultural institutions

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011Today I spoke at a conference on how mobile communications can be transformative for cultural institutions - my keynote was called Assets and Access in the Cultural Sector. The overview of the event organised by Camerjam, CultureLabel.com and Spark are ...

How do you design for commercial success in our non-linear world?

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010How do you prepare for and design business success in a non-linear world? I was invited to give a keynote on how companies are beginning to discover and design new pathways/model/processes that truly harness the potential of our networked and ...

Incubate 2.0 and the networked enterprise

Thursday, October 28th, 2010As many of you know the No Straight Lines project is picking up apace (sxsw keynote) (Do Lecture) (Latin America tour - to come). As a consequence of the work I have been doing with a small team, we have ...

A compassionate society understands fairness

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010Twenty years ago, Ernst Fehr had a seemingly sensible idea – that a deep-seated human preference for fairness might play an important role in economics. He writes,A substantial number of people exhibit social preferences, which means they are not solely ...

We educate kids in batches

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Incubate 2.0

Sunday, October 3rd, 2010[caption id="attachment_5772" align="aligncenter" width="553" caption="A quote by the Austrian artist – Hundretwasser"][/caption]No matter if you are running a local incubator, building an angel network or you are in charge of an government agency for SMBs, you primary question is: How ...

Enable and empower communities don’t build apps

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010Most government agencies are missing out on a core ingredient with their contests. Sunlight had a not-so-secret sauce in its contest strategy that ought to be sharedFor us at Sunlight, the not-so-big secret was that it was never about the ...

Mobile futures

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010I was asked whether I would like to make a few predictions around mobile, networks, commerce and culture by Rudy de Waele. I joined a very interesting collective to share my views and I was fascinated by what everyone of ...

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