Don Tapscott: Davos Tech Panel Disappoints

At Davos, Tech Executives Skirt the Real Issues On the panel were Google chairman Eric Schmidt, Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. During the session I frequently felt that that neither the optimistic statements of hope or anecdotes of those whose lives have improved adequately dealt with the …

Jean Lievens: Wikinomic Innovation Redux – World Upside Down

Hothouse innovation redux: The world “upside down” Recently The Economist released a feature report on how innovation in emerging markets may be eclipsing innovation in North America. The report, The world turned upside down (click “Buy PDF” for a complimentary copy courtesy of BASF) reinforces the fact that globalization and disruptive innovation is no longer …

Berto Jongman: 5 Ways to Achieve Open Informed World

Top 5 ways to achieve an open and informed world Thinking about World Press Freedom Day earlier this month, I found myself asking: why does it matter? One of the key messages of this annual event is that freedom of the press, and by extension, expression, is more than just an important right. It is …

Obama & Facebook: Clueless on DEEP Innovation

Why Facebook Town Hall Shows Obama is Missing the Point on Innovation Haydn Shaughnessy Re:thinking Innovation Yesterday’s Town Hall meeting at Facebook produced one big surprise – the tepid questioning fired at President Obama from America’s tech elite. . . . . . . . [Instead of Obama and Facebook look to Don Tapscott and …

Crowd-Sourcing Comes of Age on Libya

Volunteers Behind Libya Crisis Map: A True Story Patrick Meier, iRevolutiion, 8 March 2011 My colleague Clay Shirky called it “Cognitive Surplus” in his recent book. Don Tapscott and Anthony Williams refer to it as “MacroWikinomics” in theirs. What is cognitive surplus? The trillion hours of free time enjoyed by the world’s educated population every …

Worth a Look: Macrowikinomics Hyper-Transparency

Don Tapscott and Anthony Williams Posted: December 10, 2010 11:08 AM Macrowikinomics: Thriving in the Age of Hyper-Transparency This article is the fifth installment in series to be written by Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams, authors of the newly released book Macrowikinomics: Rebooting Business and the World. Mark Parker, the CEO of Nike calls …

2008 Annotated Bibliography ELECTION 2008 – Lipstick on the Pig (Full Text Online for Google Translate)

Annotated Bibliography[1] Robert David STEELE Vivas Chapter in ELECTION 2008: Lipstick on the Pig (Earth Intelligence Network, 2008) Anti-Americanism, Blowback, Why the Rest Hates the West Betrayal of the Public Trust Biomimicry, Green Chemistry, Ecological Economics, Natural Capitalism Blessed Unrest, Dignity, Dissent, & the Tao of Democracy Capitalism, Globalization, Peak Oil, & “Free” Trade Run …