The movies of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are a great example of how networks (in this case, of multimedia texts) create value. Iron Man (2008)… Read More »Marvel MCU Movies as a value creating network
This! Exactly this. If you haven’t read much by Seth, start anywhere. See also: Canon: Fences and TrampolinesThe Trampoline: Networks, Standards and FreedomHinterlandTyler Cowen on… Read More »Seth Godin on “Where do you get your ideas?”
… with very few exceptions, man-made technologies evolve from previous man-made technologies and are not invented from scratch. This is a key characteristic with evolutionary… Read More »Matt Ridley on the Wright Brothers: innovation is gradual
So who invented the motor car running on an internal combustion engine? Like the steam engine – and as I will show later, the computer… Read More »Innovation as network phenomenon: Matt Ridley on who invented the motor car
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This morning I listened to Nicholas Bloom lamenting the current absence of conferences and seminars in the Covid-19 era in part because of the loss… Read More »Selective serendipity: places, people, ideas
This may seem to you like testing, but it really isn’t, because at this point we don’t yet know what our idea is: we don’t… Read More »In it to win it (2): OK Go on the sandbox theory of how to find a wonderful idea