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Happy new year to everyone – here are my resolutions and promises

(I took this pic myself, in Nikko, Japan).  Even though I am not a Rotarian, I want my work to always consider these 4 principles:

▶ New keynote video (in German language): Digitale Transformation: die wichtigsten Zukunftstrends: Futurist Redner Gerd Leonhard IICO2014 – YouTube

▶ DIGITALE TRANSFORMATION: Die wichtigsten Zukunftstrends: Futurist Redner Gerd Leonhard IICO2014 – YouTube. More details here.   Thanks to IICO for making this available.

Nielsen releases study that proves causal relationship between Twitter and TV ratings – Lost Remote

Nielsen has just released a major study for the social TV world. The study “proves there is a causal relationship between Twitter conversation and TV ratings — the volume of Tweets influences the number of TV viewers,” as described by Twitter’s communications team referencing Nielsen’s big announcement. Source:http://lostremote.com/breaking-nielsen-releases-study-that-proves-casual-relationship-between-twitter-and-tv-ratings_b38426

The Strongest Careers Are Non-Linear | via LinkedIn

Agents represent workers who pick and choose projects that match them rather than signing on for indefinite amounts of time. The Harvard Business Review calls this supertemping. Business Week calls it going Hollywood. But here’s the big takeaway. A fundamental shift is taking place, where the path to getting a ...

Interesting Q&A: Linda Stone, former tech exec, on conscious computing (via Smartplanet)

http://www.smartplanet.com/blog/pure-genius/q-a-linda-stone-former-tech-exec-on-conscious-computing/9891 “The first iPhone was released six years ago. The first iPad only three years ago. Amazingly, we interact with these glowing prosthetics as much as (if not more than) we engage in old school tête-à-têtes. When it comes to our overall wellbeing, what are the consequences of this massive ...

China’s internet: A giant cage (via The Economist), dissidents in China say “freedom is knowing how big your cage is”

Fascinating piece on the Internet in China. “The fastest growth in internet use is in China’s poorer, more rural provinces, partly because of a surge in users connecting via mobile devices, which now outnumber those connecting from computers. The internet is no longer confined to an urban, educated and relatively well-off ...

The Store Is Media And Media Is The Store (brilliant piece by Retailprophet Doug Stephens)

In a post-Internet, post-mobile world of one click access, the distribution of products has all but ceased to be the issue. When one of something can be efficiently shipped to anyone, anywhere, the question of where the sale takes place is rapidly becoming moot. In other words, in the ...

The Store Is Media And Media Is The Store (brilliant piece by Retailprophet Doug Stevens)

In a post-Internet, post-mobile world of one click access, the distribution of products has all but ceased to be the issue. When one of something can be efficiently shipped to anyone, anywhere, the question of where the sale takes place is rapidly becoming moot. In other words, in the ...

The Store Is Media And Media Is The Store (brilliant piece by Retailprophet Doug Stevens)

In a post-Internet, post-mobile world of one click access, the distribution of products has all but ceased to be the issue. When one of something can be efficiently shipped to anyone, anywhere, the question of where the sale takes place is rapidly becoming moot. In other words, in the ...

The future according to Mr Google (great piece by The Guardian)

“There’s a lot of discussion in the world about the two billion that are connected,” he says. “We spend all day talking about the issues of e-commerce and start-ups and globalisation and so forth, and we forget that the majority of people are not online and that they will come ...

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