What Is The Silicon Valley Secret Sauce For Innovation Success?

thesis proposal about vocabulary There’s plenty of advice out there about how to make it in Silicon Valley. Some things are required for innovation success anywhere in the world, but the valley is a special place with different rules. As someone who’s spent a lot of time there, I think there are a few important elements to Silicon Valley’s […]

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Creativity in the Name of Social Innovation: Embrace Global Receives Social & Economic Innovations Award

enter When an idea meets a passion for social innovation, a little creativity can save a life… or millions. The latest reminder came from the co-founders at Embrace Global (Jane Chen, Rahul Panicker, Naganand Murty and Linus Liang) who were recently named winners of the 2013 Social & Economic Innovations Award from The Economist. Jane Chen, Embrace Global’s co-founder and CEO, cited these statistics […]

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Technology and Invention: The Smart Wheel Promises Big Impact for Congested Cities

http://www.wellchild.org/como-obtener-viagra/ Previously, I introduced you to the invisible bicycle helmet, a creative safety concept out of Sweden that tucks an inflatable helmet inside a fashionable collar and deploys in a crash. Bicycling enthusiasts have another game-changing invention: the FlyKly Smart Wheel. FlyKly Smart Wheel: The smark wheel is a removable motorized bike wheel that fits on almost any ordinary […]

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Video of the book launch event at the Computer History Museum

here Last Thursday I had the great pleasure of being the guest of John Hollar at the Computer History Museum for an hour-long discussion on my book Beyond the Obvious. This was the book launch event that kicked off the book tour. One of the greatest challenges of writing the book was eliminating so much interesting material […]

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What Will Be The Gadgets You Are Carrying in 2015?

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holt online essay scorer Can you predict what the future will look like in 5 to 10 years? Hacking the future requires the ability to dream, to visualize and the ability to connect the impossible with the possible. In this session, Phil McKinney will make some bold predictions for the future – backed up with a number of breakthrough prototypes. This session is a futurist’s view of the world that will surprise and alarm you.

Moderating The Plato@50 Innovations In Hardware Session at Computer History Museum (CHM)

https://meownowfl.org/donations/viagra-terbutaline-sirm-8680/56/   I was recently requested by the Computer History Museum to moderate a session on Plato Hardware that was part of a two day event celebrating the 50 year aniversary of Plato.  If you asking “what is Plato?” then you are missing a key … Around 1959 Chalmers Sherwin, a physicist at the University of Illinois, suggested a […]

Science Fiction Impact On Innovation

On Saturday, I gave a speech at Maker Fair 2010 on “Hacking The Future” where I talked on predicting the future through a variety of influences.  One that I shared was the role of science fiction. It’s staggering how much of what we do today is last generations science fiction!  Did you know: Suba was predicted […]

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My Latest Forbes Column – When Should You Buy The New, New Thing?

mexico pharmacies that sell celebrex   My latest column for Forbes has just been posted … One way technology companies make money is by pushing their latest and greatest gadgets to their most rabid customers—and charging a premium for it for as long as they can.  The question: Do you plunk down early and often to get an edge on […]

Getting The Timing Right For An Innovation – Like a slate!

http://tomrush.com/expository-essay-topics-for-elementary/ I’m a firm believer that the difference between a good idea and a great idea is getting the timing right.  There are a number of items to consider when deciding when is the right time to bring an innovation to market. For example: Is there a technology coming that will transform the experience/market? Are customers ready to […]

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One more thing on my plate – writing a regular column for Forbes

A few months ago, I was approached by Forbes.com about writing a regular column where I would share my views and opinions on technology.  Given everything on my plate, I hesitated but finally made the plunge.  Now I have one more person running my life, an editor! (Thanks Brett)   To be clear, this is separate from […]

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