Archive for the ‘Engagement Research’ Category

Design and manufacturing in a non-linear world

Saturday, February 11th, 2012A story about how we design and manufacture in a non-linear world, using agile software development, modular design, and rapid prototyping, the WikiSpeed car development team, developing a 100 MGP car for the Automotive X-Prize, has achieved an extraordinary compression ...

Venturing beyond the possible

Sunday, November 20th, 2011When running the No Straight Lines Induction Days, I am often challenged, (on more than one occasion I have to add), though this particular challenge is now expected. And it relates to Apple.Some people struggle to reconcile Apple as a ...

The politics of truth and science in America

Sunday, October 30th, 2011An extraordinary story of how science is becoming highly politicised is told by Shawn Lawrence Otto.First off less than 2% of Congress totaling 535 members, have professional backgrounds in science, whereas there are 222 lawyers.When in 1987 the Federal Communications ...

What should learning look like in the 21st Century?

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011From institutions to networks

Dynamics of dense crowds

Monday, May 2nd, 2011Interesting article in The Economist on how crowds self organise -Existing models of crowd behaviour  treat moving masses of humanity as though they were fluids. This works, up to a point. But it often fails to predict the changes that ...

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 ...

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.

Hacking Microsoft’s Kinect

Sunday, December 5th, 2010Over 10 million people bought a Kinect in the first 10 days of launch, a reward ($1000) was offered by Adafruit, for Hackers to get Kinect to run on alternative operating systems. Microsoft announced it would bring in the legal ...

Straight Line Thinking Stops Here, sxsw keynote

Monday, November 22nd, 2010This is the slide deck from the keynote that I gave at sxsw this year. You can listen to the podcast Alan Moore sxsw keynote. And if you want more insight into Local Motors see Jay Rogers founder of Local ...

The networked society red pill or the blue pill?

Friday, October 29th, 2010I am wondering if this simply represents the two ways how companies and organisations embrace the networked world?

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