Another week and another collection of interesting ideas from around the internet.
As always, thoughts and/or comments are greatly appreciated.
- Are Apple and Google still “the most innovative companies” in the world? [BusinessWeek]
BusinessWeek and Boston Consulting Group have recently released the 2009 ranking of the World’s Most Innovative Companies. Apple is #1 for the fifth year in a row. Google is #2 for the fourth year. Still, these companies received fewer votes from the 2,700 senior executives polled than they did last year.
- Tomorrow’s Kitchen (1943) [Paleo-Future]
It’s always worthwhile taking a little trip to the past to see how we thought the future would play out.
- Bacontrepreneurs building bacon empire [abc news]
The investment required to start a company has plummeted in recent years: and not just web entrepreneurs but business that make and sell real, physical products. Today, new products and competitors can emerge from the most unexpected quarters.
- David Lynch on ideas [cultural-fuel]
Ideas, it appears, are like fish.
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