Yesterday I was at a Royal Academy of Engineering unconference, organized by Source Institute. Other participants included a number of academic engineers from Turkey, Egypt and South Africa. The unconference itself was part of a 2-week programme designed to introduce these engineers to the world of commercialization, technology entrepreneurship, and design, so that they might be… More No place for old thinking: technology is a resource unto itself
Scott Galloway, founder of L2 and professor of marketing at NYU Stern spoke at DLD 15 last year, and the video was recently published. Delivered in a very deadpan manner at high speed, there are nonetheless some moments of hilarity and a lot of confidently-delivered insight about GAFA in this.
A couple of weeks ago, I was on a toboggan ride down a winding road from the village of Monte to Funchal, on the Portuguese island of Madeira. 2 kilometres in a wicker basket being ‘controlled’ with ropes by 2 men standing on the basket behind the passenger seats, a form of transport that first originated… More Slow TV: My Contribution
There’s a really interesting interview that KPCB’s John Doerr does with Netflix’ Reed Hastings up as a Product Hunt podcast. Here are some quotable quotes: On advice for people working in startups or big companies: You’ve got to be authentic. You have no hope if you pretend to be Reed Hastings or Mark Zuckerberg or… More ‘Oculus Rift on a morphine drip’
I’ve debated endlessly in my head whether I should do an End of Year review for 2015, and finally decided I would even if it’s now a few days into the new year, because I’ve read some really inspiring ones and hope this will motivate me to get more out of 2016 myself. So this… More …and so, hello 2016
I’ve been meaning to do a list like this for a few years, and thought it was high time I started. It’s obviously not ALL I’ve learnt (or at least I hope not!) but it was actually HARD to put down in writing what exactly I could recall in terms of trivia gleaned from the… More 10 random things I learnt in 2015
I received this interesting infographic from The Ladders recently (they have a revamped Career Search section, so if you’re interested have a look) and they also asked me to answer the questions that some well-known marketers have responded to below, so here goes: What is your educational background in and do you feel your degree… More Avoid becoming a marketing dinosaur