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Entries from September 2009

Musings about Innovation, as I walked around The Henry Ford Museum

September 28th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

Entrepreneurial tourism… It is definitely worth flying to Detroit to spend one or two days at The Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village in Dearborn. It is the largest estate dedicated to the history of American lifestyles and technology innovations – and it also includes a high school! Originally called the Edison Institute of Technology [...]

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How to test, validate, and bring your idea to market, by Sramana Mitra

September 19th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Entrepreneurs

I already spoke twice about Sramana Mitra – the reality is that she writes a lot and here she is again with the third volume of Entrepreneur Journeys: Entrepreneur Journeys v.3: Positioning: How To Test, Validate, And Bring Your Idea To Market.

Sramana chooses four domains for this book: Going Vertical, Cloud Computing, Collaboration and Content Publishing. [...]

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Socialnomics: How social media transforms the way we live and do business, by Erik Qualman

September 11th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Book Review

It took about ten years for Brick-and-Mortars to figure out how they could best exist within the Web 1.0. They will have far less time to understand that marketing is turning into a completely new social and linguistic genre. Erik Qualman’s book, Socialnomics: How social media transforms the way we live and do business is an effective [...]

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Citizens of Twitterville, Shel Israel is your special correspondent

September 4th, 2009 · No Comments · Entrepreneurs

Each culture has its ideal cities, communities, phalanxes, religious, economic or political wonderlands as well as its Fata Morgana kingdoms. We have our own form of utopia, Twitterville. It could have been Twittertown, Twitterburg, Twitterborough or Twitterpolis. No, it’s Twitterville. Shel Israel prefers to use the French suffix ville, derived from the Latin “villa,” an estate on [...]

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