Archive for the ‘Explore’ Category

March 30th, 2009 - 2:50 am § in Explore, Gen, Rambling

The Australian Effect and other perceptive influencers

Aussie bikie gangs are causing trouble in Sydney. Hoons race around having accidents on public roads. The Wallabie’s are working on their game. Breakie is what you have to eat in the morning. … language … F1 Practice (short video) The Formula 1 race yesterday delivered some interes[...]

March 18th, 2009 - 9:26 pm § in Ecogenetic, Economies, Explore

The London Effect and other perceptive influencers

Fear is universal. Fear of the unknown is universal. Fear does not know boundaries. Fear alters the behavior of humans. Humans are fearful. Humans are even more fearful when crowded together. And, even more fearful when crowded in physical-world hot-houses and virtual-world real-time based informati[...]

September 10th, 2008 - 10:36 am § in Economies, Explore, Memes

Feedback on the Product Line Practice Conference 2008 in Limerick, Ireland

Limerick is a great city that is filled with history and Irish pride and is the host to the 2008 SPLC Conference. I came here once before (to present a paper on product lines) for the ICSE 2000 conference at Limerick University and remember the place fondly. From Wikipedia: The city itself dates fro[...]

June 17th, 2008 - 11:55 am § in Explore, Offerings

Innotown: the best experience you’ll ever have!

I attended two Innotown Innovation conferences in Alesund, Norway. This year they moved the conference to Stavanger. It is by far the best innovation conference with great speakers, energetic intellectual spirit and a real innovative feel to the proceedings. The best part of the conference is the ne[...]

May 29th, 2008 - 7:40 pm § in Economies, Explore

The influence of socio-spill on social networks

I just arrived in Liverpool, UK from Madrid, Spain – it is the ultimate in language and cultural difference. I’ m still surprised by the lack of English speaking people in business (mainstream retail) in Spain. It made a bit more sense after reading an article written by a teacher where [...]

May 5th, 2008 - 12:17 am § in Eco, Explore, Offerings

Heritage products and the link to innovation

Heritage products are everywhere and we can’t live without them. We become even more dependent when our taste buds or emotions are influenced. Take products for example chocolates, beer, soft drinks, deodorants, toothpaste, etc all have an element of stickiness and brand loyalty that span acro[...]

April 15th, 2008 - 11:38 pm § in Ecogenetic, Explore

The Zimbabwe Effect and other perceptive influencers

I’ve been planning a trip to Zimbabwe (for Gordon Institute of Business Science or GIBS) for the last two months. Well, there wasn’t much planning involved other than the many discussions before the trip actually happened. For those that are not informed about Zimbabwe; it is a country l[...]