Just noticed that Andy’s TED talk is up explaining Do The Green Thing. I’m a big fan.
Because I’m intrigued by prediction markets (and love hubdub as a company) I’ve set one up for SI Camp. All the details of the teams are available on the Social Innovation Camp site. Social Innovation Camp: Which project will win at the end of the weekend?
Just found this again. It’s a video of Doug Engelbart giving ‘The Demo’ in 1968. So much of what he showed for the first time that night influences our lives today. Well worth a watch.
“If you’re going to take a long-term orientation, you have to be willing to stay heads down and ignore a wide array of critics, even well-meaning critics. If you don’t have a willingness to be misunderstood for a long period of time, then you can’t have a long-term orientation.” That’s Jeff Bezos in US News. […]
It’s been so much fun watching Social Innovation Camp take on a life of its own. 115 ideas submitted and last Friday our judges chose six to go through to the final weekend. And they are… Going Postal A tool to help people take control of junk mail: Going Postal aims both to stop junk […]
A few weeks ago I had an argument about the future of the human race that baffled me. I won’t say who with, but he’s an environmentalist of note (who is in his 50s I guess). It went something like this: Him: We have a problem.Me: Agreed.Him: It’s really bad.Me: Yep.Him: You should be really […]
What does “yes we can” really mean? Obama’s goal wasn’t simply to win an election, garner votes, or run a great campaign. It was larger and more urgent: to change the world. Bigness of purpose is what separates 20th century and 21st century organizations: yesterday, we built huge corporations to do tiny, incremental things — tomorrow, we […]
Thank you America. I think you might just have changed the way people think about politics.