Monthly Archives: December 2010

The inevitability of the Web-Footed Boomer

The mothers of invention – the big factors that will drive necessities at a global scale – are quite clear: energy and water shortages (and conflicts), aging populations with increased health care needs and fewer younger payers, rapid market and power shifts from West to East and temperate to tropic, climate change, and more. The […]

Flash mobs: Model collaborators

Here’s an interesting video clip that animates human dynamics similar to what we see with online collaborative innovation. Among the parallels… Collaboration requires a catalyst, a common passion, and a few courageous souls willing to be first If the activity is easy and fun, and there’s something in it for them, people will participate Intrinsic […]