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Web2.0 applications – six ways to make them work

Interesting, if very ‘consultant-speak’ report on how to make web2.0 apps work in big organisations. It’s from the venerable online publication The McKinsey Quarterly – you should check it out for some high-brow, corporate inspiration. In this report, point 2 … Continue reading

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Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Here goes the first book review. It is on ‘Black Swan’ and fascinating but pretty complex book by ex Wall Street Trader Nassim Nicholas Taleb, who was predicting the catastrophe surrounding risk management in the markets pre Lehman Bros. He … Continue reading

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use-teresting 20.03.09

1) http://www.thedolectures.co.uk/ first things first, we all love howies don’t we . . . clothes with 10 yr lifecycles, a fabulous creation myth, a communal brand not undermined by being bought out by timberland . . . and now we … Continue reading

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u & i 20th feb

1) http://www.managementtoday.co.uk/newsalerts/article/879462/mtsweek/schools-off-mark-10/?DCMP=EMC-Daily%20News Its not an original idea, but bejesus, if a bunch of school kids can turn £10 into £410, what can you do with your clients millions? 2) http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/david_merrill_demos_siftables_the_smart_blocks.html How cool is that – physical manipulation of digital stuff … Continue reading

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Ben's Eye #1

Hello one and all, ‘Tis been a week of forthcoming nuptials and $8bn fraudsters making English cricket look like fools. But enough of all that, here’s some media news: Young people want music more than sex And they don’t want … Continue reading

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