Author Archives: Braden Kelley

Social Innovation Camp II

I love to support causes like Social Innovation Camp by doing what I can to help raise their visibility. Social Innovation Camp is an organization in the United Kingdom that selects and brings together social entrepreneurs with ideas to help the participants for an intense 48 hours to help move their ideas forward into web application prototypes. Check out the ...

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Chocolate Milk Follow-Up

I got excited when I saw Alpenrose Swiss Supreme chocolate milk in The Creamery at Pike’s Place Market the other day in Seattle. But, I was disappointed to find out that it still has carageenan (although farther down the ingredient list), AND it also has salt and artificial flavor in it. Carageenan is a nasty thickener whose safety as a ...

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Email is Still the King of Social Media

A new study is out from ShareThis that shows that when users go to share a web page, they still do so most often by e-mail (57.1%). I would have thought it was something other than e-mail by now, but it’s not. Facebook was the #2 sharing method via ShareThis at 21.2%, while Twitter only made up 0.50% of the ...

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Arthur Benjamin and his Amazing Mathemagic

Here is an interesting video of mathemagician Arthur Benjamin races a team of calculators to figure out 3-digit squares, solves another massive mental equation and guesses a few birthdays. He tries to show you how he does it at the end, but I still can’t imagine being capable of replicating the amazing feats he pulls off. You have to check ...

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Can a Virtual Career Fair Be Like the Real Thing?

I had the opportunity to be a fly on the wall at Top-Consultant.com‘s virtual career fair on February 20, 2009. It was hosted using technology from iCongo that attempts to virtually replicate the feeling of a traditional career fair, complete with: Lobby Exhibitor Hall Seminars For the seminars there was integration of YouTube and other web sites like CNBC for ...

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Visual Explanation of the Crisis of Credit

Here is a great visual explanation of the crisis of credit from Jonathan Jarvis. Apparently, he created it as part of his thesis work in the Media Design Program at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. Enjoy! The Crisis of Credit Visualized from Jonathan Jarvis on Vimeo. What do you think? @innovate

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UTEK Webinar Synopsis: Q&A Session

I had the good fortune to attend a three-part UTEK webinar yesterday featuring Gary Hamel “Innovation in Rough Times”, Tim Jones “Future Catalysts of Innovation”, and Regina Lewis “Adopting an Innovation Strategy”, and will now share some of the notes, quotes, and key insights I was able to capture. Gary Hamel has been called the world’s most influential business thinker ...

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