Innovation

RFL Blogathon??

Blogathon 2005 will kick off on August 6 and I think they could be on to something.  They held the first one in July 2001 and it raised $20K, and in July 2003, they raised $103K through 400 participants. Essentially they’ve pre-selected a group of charities and recruited bloggers that will post every thirty minutes while raising money on behalf ...

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Innovators needed–this means YOU!

Business Week has just launched a new business innovation portal. They explain why in an article in the most recent issue. Here’s some of it: The Knowledge Economy as we know it is being eclipsed by something new — call it the Creativity Economy. Even as policymakers and pundits wring their hands over the outsourcing of engineering, software writing, accounting, ...

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Next Big Thing — ACS Webcams???

According to a new Pew Internet & American Life report, one out of six American adult internet users (16%) have gone online to view another person or a place via a web cam. That translates into roughly 21 million people who have viewed material on web cams and on any given day, about two million internet users that have checked ...

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Technology Review sums up "social software"

Lately my head has been spinning from flashes of how rapidly communications technology is co-evolving with social change. I’ve posted remarks about some of them: mobile communications, always-on teenagers, consumer generated internet content, and video bits coming to cell phones. But an article to be published in the August Technology Review really brought home to me how sweeping this is. ...

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