Friday, October 29, 2010

Yahoo's culture and it's outcome

Paul Graham highlights that a company's culture, set by it's leadership team, are one of the key intangibles that determines sustained success.

You never see this in an analyst report.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Demo of unlocing the implicit web from the MIT Media Lab via TED

The last couple of years has brought great strides at unlocking 'implicit' information for the display and consumption by people in an 'explicit' way. An example is the way Facebook/LinkedIn display friends of friends, so that you now know who knows whom, and have pointers from to to knowledge. In the video below, the folk at MIT's Media Lab demonstrate a wonderful computerless way to access, store and display information.