Tag Archives: Social Networks

Innovation of Loneliness

Here is an interesting video exploring ideal human group sizes, human psychology, and the effects of social media and social networks on the human condition. It will be interesting to see, now that we know these things, what we choose to do. What impact have the innovations that are social media and social networking had on your life and your loneliness?

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Need Help Innovating? Ask for it!

One of the tasks a moderator of an innovation social network needs to concern themselves with is how to put different people together to facilitate the collaborative process. Sometimes those with shared interests find each other serendipitously. Other times the moderator needs to make the introduction. Ultimately the person most responsible for the selection of their collaborator is the person seeking help.

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How Social Networks Drive Innovation

In each generation we seem to face almost insurmountable hurdles, but we emerge living longer, richer, healthier lives. The answer, obviously, is that we are able to create solutions faster, through technology and innovation, than problems emerge. The story of how we do that is probably not what you’d think, but it’s inspiring nonetheless.

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Who says that the Government cannot Innovate?

Whether based on the economy, health care legislation, or changes in purchaser mindset, it may be the perfect time for health care companies to step back from their BHAG’s in order to gain some innovation perspective.  Have the big questions changed? Here is a question that may raise eyebrows: What does health care need? Health care needs a healthy dose of innovation. ...

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One Man's View – The 9-11 Neighborhood

Editors Note:  It seemed fitting to us to begin this day with an example of post 9-11 innovation that is about us responding to and taking care of each other. Fellow Meetuppers, I don’t write to our whole community often, but this week is special because it’s the 10th anniversary of 9/11 and many people don’t know that Meetup is ...

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From Marginal To Mainstream – Social Innovation

I think the recent global economic crisis has raised society issues far more. Social innovation will begin to move from the margins to the mainstream to tackle a range of these society challenges. It will inevitably need more structural support; it certainly will need more coordination and alignment by all the stakeholders involved. It needs organizing and being recognized in its own right. Are you ready to participate?

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