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Kiva

      Is technology the most democratizing force mankind has ever seen? That’s how technologist and serial entrepreneur Julie Hanna sees it. We spoke with Hanna at a recent Techonomy dinner salon in San...

Nobel Prize

Thomson Reuters just released their annual forecast of potential winners of this year’s Nobel Prize in each category: chemistry, physics, medicine, and economics. Excerpt:  “Mark S. Granovetter at Stanford University is more of a sociologist than...

Global Forum

  Welcome to the Global Forum/Shaping the Future 2014 in Geneva! The Global Forum 2014 is taking place on November Monday 17th & Tuesday 18th in Geneva, Switzerland at the CICG – International Conference Center...

Citizen Science

From left, David Kirkpatrick, Eri Gentry, Ryan Bethencourt, and David Haussler at Techonomy Bio in Mountain View, CA discussing citizen science in biology. As advances in the biological sciences expand, so does their influence on...

Exploring Innovation

The shape of our collaboration activities has been radically changing in recent years. The combination of technology, the internet, resource constraints and opening up of innovation to the outside world has changed the shape and...

Network Life

Please find below some worthwhile learning experiences for networks. These massive open online courses (MOOCs) will help make sense of our Network Life. Recommended by Colabria. Networked Life University of Pennsylvania Begins September 1, 2014...

Linkedin inMaps

One of the cool not-so-known feature of Linkedin was the ability to visualize your professional network. This was provided via inMaps and allowed everyone to get a feel of the communities and influencers in his...

Travel with Graphs

The classical problem of the graph theory was framed by Leonhard Euler. He wanted to know whether someone could visit the city of Königsberg without crossing twice any of its 7 bridges. This little brainteaser...

Early Stage Financial Tech

Trends in Early Stage Financial Tech a seminar presented by seedchange Eventbrite Registration Rqr’d: http://bit.ly/1zsZ5XG  Thursday, September 4th, 2014, 6-8pm Agenda  6-6:15pm Welcome & Conversation 6:15-7pm The Mascot Wine Tasting with Will Harlan 7-7:30pm Discussion on Trends in Early Stage Financial Technology...

Stage Gates

There is no question the Stage-Gate process has had a significant impact on the conception, development and launch of new products. Yet there have been consistent criticisms of it, as the world of innovation has...

Failed KM

The intransigent knowledge management (KM) Establishment is a failure. They summarily dismiss interactions that propel KM forward. They resent constructive dissension, authentic conversation and incisive observations. Today’s KM professionals are allergic to the future. KM is...

Managing the Situated Present

  Managing the Situated Present By Dave Snowden  •  July 30, 2014   Probably the most important phrase in The Children’s Party Story is the conclusion: We manage the emergence of beneficial coherence within attractors, within boundaries.   That simple phrase packs...