Archive for June, 2010

Imagine the scenario: you're late for a crucial meeting and you're stuck in the traffic jam from hell. What do you? Well, you could hang your head out of the window, wail like a siren, flash your headlights and pretend you're in a police car. Or you...

June 30, 2010 | In: Business

Nick Swinmurn, Zappos

Great video interview with Nick Swinmurn from Zappos about his business startups story. After an unsuccessful hunt to find a pair of shoes the right size, Nick Swinmurn was inspired in 1999 to set up Zappos, an online shoe-retailing business. Watch the...

Many companies such as IBM, General Electric, and Intel have achieved impressive results from long-standing partnerships with schools, students, and education organizations. IBM’s Reinventing Education program alone has invested approximately $75...

We're in the midst of an explosion in online learning, in part spurred by the Open CourseWare movement and the prodding of proponents like Bill Gates. A new study, published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, however, suggests that the mass...

MIT's Sloan School of Management offers a large selection of free online MBA courses. All of the course materials are available online; registration is not required. Self-learners are encouraged to work at their own pace to take full advantage of this...

Clay Shirky looks at "cognitive surplus" -- the shared, online work we do with our spare brain cycles. While we're busy editing Wikipedia, posting to Ushahidi and yes, making LOLcats, we're building a better, more cooperative world. via Clay...

A great article from Luke Wroblewski about design and webpages, hit top 10 learnings: 1. You can influence your audience on the Web, but you can’t control them. 2. Web applications are digital products. Design & think of them as such. 3....

Now Darpa, usually the agency behind the Pentagon’s most out-there ideas, is putting their money into an old standby: solar power. They’re investing $3.8 million into the creation of high-powered, lightweight solar cells that can “stand up to...

June 27, 2010 | In: Marketing

Did You Know 4.0

This is another official update to the original "Shift Happens" video. This completely new Fall 2009 version includes facts and stats focusing on the changing media landscape, including convergence and technology, and was developed in partnership with...

"Raising Kids to Be Entrepreneurs" - Successful business leader passionate about raising kids to be entrepreneurs. For over 20 years, Cameron Herold has been coaching, speaking to, or helping entrepreneurs build companies on five continents. He...

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