Archive for the ‘Social Networks’ 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 ...

Grow VC Launches Community Partner Program – 70 Campuses in the US

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011At GrowVC  for whom I work as Head of Vision we have been working on some very interesting and I would say ground breaking projects and initiatives. And wanted to share some interesting developments.Today ‘Virtual Silicon Valley’ platform creator Grow ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Next Generation of Business Engagement aka Dave Evans [3]

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010Dave Evans is the author of Social Media Marketing; an hour of day, and has recently written and published Social Media Marketing; the next generation of business engagement, ("The Next Generation of Business Engagement" shows you how to apply collaborative, ...

The Next Generation of Business Engagement aka Dave Evans [2]

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010This is the second installment of my conversation with Dave Evans about his new book Social Media Marketing: the next generation of business engagement (“The Next Generation of Business Engagement” shows you how to apply collaborative, social technology to business, ...

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