The world’s first website went online 25 years ago today
On the 6th August it was 25 years ago the world’s first website went live to the public.
Sprint for Your Life – the Sunday Way!
Design Sprint… if you haven’t heard about it yet, it’s time to get out from under that rock. Cause it’s a pretty productive way of working. Great story and insight from Danske Bank’s speedboat Sunday.
The Future of Sharing
This Future of Sharing project sets out to answer the key question: How can we make the sharing economy work better for everyone? We’re going to spend 2016 in conversation with thought leaders who deeply understand the sharing economy and its potential, as well as the people who run and understand cities, including those wary of any excesses and rough edges.
Optimizing Our WTF Economy for the Long-Term
Tim O’Reilly, founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media, believes we should rethink the world using today’s technology. “Let’s stop optimizing for the short term. Let’s start optimizing for the long term, and think about how to make the society we want,”
Bringing People and Places to the Table
Professor and documentarian Douglas Rushkoff, author most recently of Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus, doesn’t blame the billionaires for income inequality — he blames the operating system
How Google is Remaking Itself as a “Machine Learning First” Company
If you want to build artificial intelligence into every product, you better retrain your army of coders.
Let’s Talk About Slack, Baby by Bloomberg
Don’t know what Slack is? Then you probably don’t work in an office. The communication tool is like e-mail, but better — and it’s taking over workplaces across America. In this week’s episode, Francesca and Rebecca break down the enterprise software phenomenon: How it works, who uses it, and why people are so obsessed with it.
Online presence: Why museums matter more than ever
In our digital age, simply measuring the social value of museums in terms of their physical artefacts and architecture is no longer enough. Today, the Internet and social media allow us to enter into conversations with the entire world, across geographic, linguistic and cultural boundaries. For museums, this opens up entirely new opportunities for extending our reach and impact on society.
The Long and Short
New work order
With their clubby nature and grand cultural claims – and for some, health insurance and living quarters – the empires of coworking space are becoming our new corporate parents
Product, Market, or Team
It’s an endless debate: product, market or team. Which matters most? That depends on whom you ask. The beauty of this startup conundrum is often in the eye of the beholder.
14 Essential Links For Working With The Business Model Canvas
We’ve collected our most essential posts and resources on The Business Model Canvas for you to access in one easy place. Whether you’re new to the tool or want to sharpen your skills, the links here contain loads of practical tips and advice to improve your work.
China’s WeChat shows the way to social media’s future
Fail Fast, Not Over Decades: Kodak CEO Jeff Clarke on The Biggest Turnaround of His Career — NewCo Shift
If you’re of a certain age, the Kodak name evinces a simpler era — a time when taking a picture was a revelation, and photographs were…
Fortune Mathew Ingram
The Founder of The Information on What Media Companies Are Doing Wrong
Lessin says media companies are shooting themselves in the foot by relying on social networks.
Kickstarter’s Impact on the Creative Economy
A new study by the University of Pennsylvania provides the first comprehensive look at how the Kickstarter community impacts the creative economy. The study finds that Kickstarter projects have:Employed 283,000 part-time collaborators in br…
The lost infrastructure of social media.
Anil Dash bashes again. More than a decade ago, the earliest era of blogging provided a set of separate but related technologies that helped the nascent form thrive. Today, most have faded away and been forgotten, but new incarnations of these features could still be valuable.
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The Next Generation of Open Source Blockchains
Never before has any open source project generated as much attention on the international stage as Bitcoin. But Bitcoin, a cryptocurrency platform void of allegiance to any nation or financial institution, is just the first of an expanding and more sophisticated class of open source blockchains expected to revolutionize the exchange of all digital assets — money, real estate, music and intellectual property — in future commerce.