Why is it that discussions on equal opportunities can easily get derailed into name-calling? What are the causes of success, and why are people so sensitive about them? Fuzzy thinking about work and politics, and an incomplete understanding can cause an unnecessary confusion.
“A fox knows many things, but a hedgehog knows one grand thing.” ( Archilochus)…
So it better (wiser) to focus and limit the scope of your work or should you try to diversify ?
This is a short review of the book “Philosophy of Technology” by V. Dusek and its main themes and ideas. I’ve selected some interesting ideas to talk about, and included some excerpts from the book in the end.
Can Economists ruin Innovation with an Index? Thoughts on measuring innovation, growth, culture, and creativity.
The 2022 Global Innovation Index report released by WIPO has been published for 2022. Here are some of thoughts on the report, including a few comments and reflections on innovation, economic growth, measurement, and cultural resources.
Super-apps and the decentralized web seem to represent too diametrically opposite forces competing for the soul of connectivity! The winning direction (if there is one) will impact the future of tech innovation.
What does it all mean? Who will win? Should we care?
Quotes, Links, Memes, and Readings from January 2022.
Topics include social media, consumer behavior, innovation, markets, trends, and education.
Shein is now a very valuable fashion company! It has recorded 7 years of 100%+ sales growth, and is now large-enough to be compared to Zara & H&M (with much faster growth). It might not survive (this will depend on their brand evolution), but it is an interesting story.
Shein is a phenomenal growth story. Its (ultra-fast) growth reiterates important lessons on innovation. It also stresses the evolution of new business models and processes.
Readings, comments, links, and Quotes from the month of December.
Topics include personal growth, social media, brands, consumer behavior, and Innovation.
The Cultural Innovation Sub-system
Improving the effectiveness of National Innovation System (NIS) initiatives in developing nations
The Cultural and Creative Industries can be used as critical ingredients of National Innovation Systems (termed the Cultural Innovation Sub-system), especially in developing nations.