Archive for the ‘Generation C’ 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 ...

Openness is resilience

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011What does it mean to design and create open source tools for civilisation?Marcin Jakubowski tells us how. In many ways this story is very much part of the story of No Straight Lines that I have been researching, evolving and ...

Taking control of your healthcare with Patients Know Best

Friday, October 21st, 2011I am thrilled that Mohammad Al-Ubaydli of Patients Know Best got to speak at the wonderful The DO Lectures. His message and story is important and critical to WHAT NEXT looks like. PKB is a case history in the forthcoming ...

TEDx Sheffield: No Straight Lines

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011Thank you TEDx Sheffield for inviting me to kick off your event recently.No Straight Lines, argues that we have reached the nadir of the adaptive range of our industrialised world. Now faced with an unsustainable trilemma of social, organisational and ...

Creative Commons a bridge to the future

Saturday, July 16th, 2011We have to get from content ownership to ideas and understanding of community.

What should learning look like in the 21st Century?

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011From institutions to networks

Grow venture community democratising start-up funding

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011Today GrowVC (for whom I work as Head of Vision), announces some interesting developments to their platform.These are:New visual outlook and improved usability It is free to create and publish investor and start-up profile Members can invest 100% of the micro-investment membership ...

Assets & Access in the intention economy

Friday, June 17th, 2011My keynote that I gave at the Mobile Marketing Association conference this morning. Thank you Michael and Rebecca for [1] inviting me [2] looking after me so well.The presentation dealt with this idea: That mobile communications does not have to ...

Living, moving, visceral organisations

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011I came across this company Moving Brands today and thought - amazing. For the speakers of the American language, 'awesome'Moving Brands/ Moving World from Moving Brands on Vimeo.And the presentation of an evolving idea around what a brand for London ...

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 ...

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