Tag Archives: innovation

There’s a difference between Architects and Inventors

My previous post, on different types of programmers, triggered another thought that’s been sitting in the back of my head for quite some time: the difference, if any, between truly creative, but often a bit ‘chaotic’ people, let’s call them … Continue reading

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Why big organisations can’t innovate nor be creative

A brilliant article by Harvard Business School’s Maxwell Wessel on why large organisations can’t innovate, nor be creative. A few quotes: A start-up’s success is not gauged by earnings or quarterly reports; it’s measured by how well it identifies a … Continue reading

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Your #1 Boss – the customer!

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Dr. David Ferruci, the father of Watson, left IBM

Dr. David Ferruci, the lead of Watson development, has left IBM to join a hedge fund, to apply artificial intelligence to macroeconomic modeling. I particularly like the below comment by Dr. Ferruci, re. the current “Big Data” buzz: “But in … Continue reading

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Absolutely Amazing Robotics and Control Theory!

I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw this demonstration of what intelligent algorithms, control theory and mathematics can make quadrocopters do!

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Very cool technology to deal with stress

Take a look at what these very creative and innovative guys at BioBeats are doing: visualizing and “audiolizing” the stress level in your body! Available for free in appStore… [ thanks to The Prof for the pointer! ]

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The Management Revolution

Absolutely brilliant and essential read by Steve Denning! “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” Steve Jobs

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Three incompatible economic approaches: Traditional, Financial, Creative

A great read from Steve Denning on three different approaches for doing business, and the different management and organizational paradigms used within each of them.

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Death of Innovation, end of Growth

http://on.ted.com/EndofGrowth Robert Gordon argues that today’s innovation – mostly gizmo’s & gadgets – is not capable of repeating the economic growth generated by the innovations of the 20th century.

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Samsung establishes itself in LTE network business

Whoa! Where did these guys come from…? I mean, Samsung used to be consumer gizmo’s exclusively, flat screen TV’s, cell phones etc,  and now, all of sudden, they are taking state-of-the-art network business from the established NEP’s… A clear example … Continue reading

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