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Ouya: Oh yeah?

The open source gaming project on Kickstarter has generated a lot controversy. After raising over $5M, it is a clear run-away success as far as backing is concerned. However, as we are learning, the economics of the gaming console industry are not that simple.

5 Years of the iPhone

5 years ago, Apple released the iPhone. Without a doubt, it set the new bar for mobile and permanently changed consumer expectations for what mobile devices could be capable of. We now had a tool that could do much of what our desktop computers could do – and a lot more. In the meantime, numerous…

Social Supply Chain Management

Could social media used as an indicator for supply chain management? @ErnoLaszlo CEO Denton is onto something. By monitoring what consumers are saying about his products, he’s able to get a quick pulse on what’s selling and what isn’t. This isn’t a replacement for proper supply chain management but it certainly makes for a novel approach.

Nike+: The Future of Sport

Since the beginning of sport, athletes have strived to improve. From professionals down to weekend warriors, they are looking for ways to know how they are performing and how to perform better. Six years ago, Nike introduced Nike+, a way to measure speed and pace and make running fun again. Today, Nike is taking that…

Life is a sport. Make it count.

One of the best ways to motivate people to change behavior is setting goals that can be attained and rewarding them for doing more. Nike has taken a unique tack in the activity tracking space with the introduction of the Nike+ FuelBand, which measures all of your activity all day long in a new unit…

Samsung Smart Window

Just when you thought TV technology had plateaued with LED, 3-D and super slim cases. Samsung goes and throws everyone for a loop and takes things to a whole new level. This technology looks just like regular clear glass, but can become opaque and be used to display anything from video to artificial shades. Check…

Productivity Future Vision

Check out Microsoft’s vision of how computing will evolve to. It’s rather utopian in look and feel.

Here’s To The Crazy One

Here’s to the Crazy Ones. The misfits. The rebels. The trouble-makers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules, and they have no respect for the status-quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify, or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do…

The Internet of Things

As the world becomes more and more connected, the number of ways we connect increases. Not only will computers talk to other computers, we now have phones, tablets and other devices that will be all connected. But we’re just getting started. Imagine everything from alarm clocks to cars to kitchens knowing how to respond based…

Visualizing Social

It’s early days for social analytics, but ever since the term “viral” was coined, there have been many attempts to determine how and why content gets rapidly disseminated across the social sphere. While there probably isn’t a single formula that works for all, understanding social amplification is a bit of art and science. The NY…