Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

Why Did I Not Think of That?

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I am often amazed by ideas, points of view, new insights, writings and innovations that others come up with. I keep asking myself, “why did I not think of that”? So I did a little thinking and came up with this preliminary list: Do I see what most of the others miss? If I do, […]

Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

TiE Unconference in Chennai

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You are an entrepreneur or trying to start a company. You have some ideas and even built a prototype. You want to talk to a few fellow entrepreneurs. You are a professional working on some cool technology. You want to share some of your ideas on how to use/leverage this technology. You have questions about […]

Emerging Technologies

Relentless Predator Upon the Obsolete

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…a combination of relentless predator upon the obsolete and benevolent solver of the world’s problems. As ways of making money go, that’s pretty good. Startups are often ruthless competitors, but they’re competing in a game won by making what people want. This is such a cool way to think about startups. I like the image […]

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A HeroCamp?

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I attended a BarCamp at Chennai last week. I forgot to turn off alerts to the barcamp pbwik and keep getting notifications of new barcamps  I got one on (Super)HeroCamp and it piqued my curiosity. It is one of the more innovative BarCamps I have seen in a while. Here is an excerpt titled “Smaller […]

Software - Programming, Development

LinkLog: Software

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This blog is such a wonderful source of information. Here are just a few of the posts: How a beautiful idea becomes a Frankenstein system is a must read for every software developer. Here is a small fragment of a much more comprehensive diagram in this post. I always thought that we built tools to […]

Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

Why, How and Why Not?

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As children, we are always questioning people. As we grow older, we question less and less and accept more.  Corinne Miller, suggests that this may be because of the perception that asking questions is a sign weakness and describes how we can change this. “What’s your favorite question? Over the years we’ve found that the […]

Emerging Technologies

Innovation Propagation

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Democracy was probably one of the greatest innovations in the world. How did it propagate? For a visualization of this story visit March of Democracy. While you are there explore other maps too. Where has democracy dominated and where has it retreated? This map gives us a visual ballet of democracy’s march across history as […]