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From Nespresso to Monodor, the story of an inventor. Eric Favre patented the Nespresso process in 1978, the first step of the amazing story of an inventor turning his idea into one of the world's most successful product.
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Carlo Ratti, director of the Senseable City Lab at MIT, shows various projects he and his lab conducted around the theme of sensed data (mobile phone, flickr pictures) and how they allow to reveal new information layer on top...
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IP protocol inventor Vinton Cerf, who is now Vice President and Internet Evangelist at Google gave the concluding talk at Lift 09. After a quick recap of the history of the Internet, he basically gives an enthusiastic tour of...
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To soothe the stress of travel, today’s mobile individuals (neo-nomads) engage in tactics of re:location, recreating an image of home but producing a lot of waste. The spaces /objects designed with mobility in mind should focus...
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Alex Osterwalder is the best-selling author of Business Model Generation. He tells us how organizations start approaching the challenge of designing business models in a radically new way. Companies learn how to test their...
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Nick Coates of Promise Communities explains the fundamental rules that make co-creation possible. He shows how an idea that has been around for decades is being put back into the spotlight by communication technologies, and...
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What if you could reinvent a school from scratch? What would you change, how would the technologies that reinvent education impact the construction and design of the building? Marcel Kampman is taking over that challenge in the...
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Brian Solis discusses the notion of social currency, how the activity we have on social networks helps build an important asset: social capital.
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Tiffany talks about how people are using online communities to galvanise like-minded participants into action and what we can learn from grass-roots community collaboration to support our own endeavours.
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After a brief history of community building on the Internet and how this has changed as web bulletin board and forum communities have become the place for communities of interest to gather, Chris looks at how communities can...
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