Category: Digital

Everyday I feel gifted to live in Paris. But some days are exceptional, and Netexplo event is one of them. I don’t know any event which compares to the worldwide digital symphony that Netexplo plays, collecting trends and gathering start-ups from every continent. Continue reading

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How Technology Is Changing the Skills We Need to Learn

I think the question itself is misplaced. Clearly, we use technology to do things for us that we no longer are doing for ourselves and that means certain abilities degenerate. Yet, it also means that we are freeing up cognitive energy for other things. So what’s really important is not the skills we are losing but those that we need to develop. Continue reading

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world-power-consumption

In his TED talk about innovation, Toby Shapshak, shows that in developed countries, people spend a lot of their day doing “time wasters” – which takes time away from the time they spend innovating. Continue reading

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Why SIRI And Not Watson?

Our first impression, of course, is that SIRI is much more suitable as an app. Turns out SIRI continually learns.. And at first glance, Watson seems extremely complex and complicated. We all remember Watson at the famous jeopardy TV game…we were all blown away. Imagine the possibilities that Watson can offer.. Continue reading

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The Big Data Opportunity Area for Innovation

Recently, at the excellent 2014 MBA Innovation Summit put on by Columbia, Yale and Wharton, I listened to Ron Gonen, NYC’s Deputy Commissioner of Sanitation, talk about how his organization is using big data to address big problems faced by the city. Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing Diplomacy

Lets look at Innovation, Crowdsourcing, and the United States Government for a minute… The world continues to move faster than ever and diplomatic responses from the United States are required that are both increasingly more complex and more urgent, and the required solutions must address the inherent situational challenges while also protecting the interests of the United States and its allies. To deal with this diplomatic reality, the United States State Department is… Continue reading

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The truth is that disruption has little to do with individuals, but is primarily a function of networks and, if we are to deal with disruption, it is the unseen connections we need to understand. Continue reading

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