Another week and another collection of interesting ideas from around the internet.
As always, thoughts and/or comments are greatly appreciated.
- Does location really matter? [strategy+business]
For innovation-based companies, being located in an industry cluster has long been thought to enhance long-term financial prospects. This research suggests otherwise.
- I know I’m doing this wrong [You’re the boss @ The New York Times]
If you want solutions to problems, you’d better ask for them — hoping that innovation will happen without help and guidance is a foolish fantasy.
- SeaMicro drops an atom bomb on the server industry [Venture Beat]
… while many pundits thought that there was not innovation to be had from the hardware industry.
- Show stopper: how plastic popped the cork monopoly [The Wall Street Journal]
The story of how plastic corks, and ultimately screw tops, replaced the humble cork as our stopper of choice.