Another week and another collection of interesting ideas from around the internet.
As always, thoughts and/or comments are greatly appreciated.
- ‘Good’ Beats ‘Innovative’ Nearly Every Time [BusinessWeek: Innovate]
Successful innovation rarely requires you to be original. Sometimes innovating results in a (technically) worse product, but one which users prefer.
- What Matters Now: get the free ebook [Seth's blog]
Seth Godin asked seventy people what they think matters, with an interesting range of opinions resulting.
- CreativeMornings Video: Andy Bonventre, Google [Swiss Miss]
Andy Bonventre’s presentation at Creative Morning at Google, discussing company’s approach to user experience. He discusses issues of respect between engineers and designers and how they can get on and work with each other.
- How A Kid Funded VoodooPC With His Credit Card And Sold It To HP [Mixergy]
At 17-years-old, he couldn’t legally drink, vote or even sign a contract, but that didn’t stop Rahul Sood from launching a company. He just did it. Another example of how the traditional barriers to competition (and innovation) have been destroyed.