Iqbal Mohammed

Planning's very own Clover Machines

by: Iqbal Mohammed

WIRED 16.08 has an article about Starbuck's great hope - a fancy new coffee machine that has wowed coffee connoisseurs eveywhere.

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Don't Just Make a Prediction, Set Yourself up on a 'Prediction Eddy'

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Quoteplay #2

by: Iqbal Mohammed

[Every Quoteplay is a provocation and a thought-experiment, a deliberate mutation where I mash-up someone else's words with some of the ideas swirling around in my head.

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The Long Tail and the Big Idea

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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.

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The Customer Is the Ad Agency

by: Iqbal Mohammed

Tripletz.com is an on demand publishing service for user created greeting cards. But that's not all. The designs one creates can also be made available for sale to others too. If a particular design sells 111 times, Tripletz will pay the creator $111.

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The Celebrity Blogger as Brand Ambassador

by: Iqbal Mohammed

In a recent blog post, Brants raises an interesting question : How should a celebrity endorser who also blogs react in a crisis afflicting the brand? Should he be true to his brand or to the spirit of blogging?

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The Perils of Science by Twitter

by: Iqbal Mohammed

In a recent blog post, Neil Perkin notes the adoption of Twitter to announce major scientific discoveries.

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Radical Transparency and the Right to Information

by: Iqbal Mohammed

When WIRED recently announced that transparency is a judo move, they obviously didn't mean what PSFK discovered at the Captial One offices recently.

That gaffe, however, set me thinking.

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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.

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