Toyota, as you’ve probably heard, is shutting down operations in Australia. This has triggered the expected wave of commentary claiming that this is the end of manufacturing in Australia and that unless the government does something about this industrial relations
Who should get the credit? The person to came up with the idea? Or the person to did something with it? I’m with the implementers. Thomas Edison might be remembered for the lightbulb, but Samuel Insull‘s hard work enabled everyone
Does location matter? Or, put another way, is the world no longer flat? Many cloud and SaaS providers work under the assumption that where we store data where it is most efficient from an application performance point of view, ignoring
Is Government 2.0 (whichever definition you choose) the ultimate aim of government? Government for the people and by the people. Or are we missing the point? We’re not a collection of individuals but a society where the whole is greater
Note: This post is part of larger series on innovation, going under the collective name of Innovation and Art of Random. Innovation can seem random. We’re dealing with so much change in our daily lives that we miss the long
Another week and another collection of interesting ideas from around the internet. As always, thoughts and/or comments are greatly appreciated. Warren Buffett’s bet against innovation [BusinessWeek: Innovate] In proclaiming an “all-in wager on the economic future of the United States,
Another week and another collection of interesting ideas from around the internet. As always, thoughts and/or comments are greatly appreciated. Are we wasting our time searching for the next brilliant idea? That idea that’s going to drive a disruptive innovation.
There’s been a lot of discussion on what Austalia’s national broadband network (NBN) will cost when it’s finally delivered to consumers. How much will we need to stump up to take part in today’s knowledge economy? Most cost recovery models
Another week and another collection of interesting ideas from around the internet. As always, thoughts and/or comments are greatly appreciated. This issue: Creative tension [Economist.com] Google tunes its approach to innovation as it tries to find a better way of
This week: why nothing is ever simple, why you can’t innovate like Apple, inside the secret overlap, and what U.S. citizens think of innovation.