future

The Future of Business and Social Media Inspired by Lawrence Lessig Interview on Charlie Rose

by: Karl Long

In this fascinating interview on Charlie Rose, Lawrence Lessig provides some interesting comments about “hybrid economies” where companies co-create value with their customers. As he says some companies, mostly new and small, are already adopting this hybrid economic model, but bigger companies in the future will be transformed by this.

Continue Reading

Bringing Trauma to Your Mobile

Continue Reading

Fighting Cultural Surplus: a Review of Bill Drummond's 17

Continue Reading

2008 Prediction #5: Talk Less, Do More

by: Jonathan Salem Baskin

Ok, you probably know by now that I'm no Nostradamus.

I'm less interested in making predictions of what will be, but rather forecasting issues that might be relevant to us, whether as trends impacting business...or potential areas of experimentation and exploration that could prompt said trends.

Continue Reading

The Future of: Wikipedia

Continue Reading

Social Media Extinct-tertainment

by: Gary Hayes

(short LAMP watercooler cross post)

Continue Reading

Follow the Path of the Unsafe

by: Scott Goodson

Here's a relevant quote for our times, for those thinking about the future, about where to invest their energy and time in the coming months ahead:

"Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the dangers of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of crackpot than the stigma of conformity. And on issues that seem important to you, stand up and be counted at any cost."

Thomas J Watson

Continue Reading

The Future of: User Generated Advertising?

by: Iqbal Mohammed

Russell Davies writes here about the probable need for a single page/repository of information about every single product in the world - information associated with its actual use, the memories associated with it, the stories, etc. Information that probably currently exists distributed across the web and in people's memories - but put together in one easy-to-find place by the people who use the products in question.

Continue Reading

The Future of: News Reporting?

by: Iqbal Mohammed

Sometime in the near future, Wikipedia will absorb and back up all the information in the world even as it’s being created. It’s already doing a good job of it – and it’ll only get better.

Continue Reading

The Future of: Futurism

by: Iqbal Mohammed

In his last column for WIRED magazine, prognosticator Bruce Sterling takes on futurism itself. After tackling the directions the Internet is going to take us - more individualism, less institutionalism, low cost connectivity, ubiquitous creativity, collaboration and a blurring of where reality ends and virtuality begins - Bruce hones in squarely on futurism.

Continue Reading
Subscribe to RSS - future