Archive for July, 2005

Neuroesthetics

, written by Jeremy

From Zack Lynch at Brain Waves:

“Neuroesthetics uses brain imaging and genetic analysis to understand the neural basis of artistic creativity and achievement … and has broad implications for all parts of society, including: our legal systems, business productivity

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Viral experiment

, written by Jeremy

More on viral marketing:

The rules: Create a new site and launch it on May 19, and build the most traffic or get the most Technorati links by June 9 — with no paid advertising.

The lessons:

– the idea …

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Open-source

, written by Jeremy

Starting to see lots of open-source apps for business:

Open-source — Information Week

The Business Experiment
Blowfly

What would open-source mean for your business? How many decisions could you give to a crowd?…

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Business checkup

, written by Jeremy

Good list of things to do this summer for your company — like a pre-winter check-up for your car.…

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What’s next?

, written by Jeremy

Gambling. It’s on my TV, in my online ads, fills my email, and spams my blog. So popular, so suddenly — why?

Back in 3,500 B.C. young Egyptions were already gambling. Now, 6,000 years later, you’d think the hubbub would …

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Science’s remaining opportunities

, written by Jeremy

Science has posted 125 big questions that remain to be answered. 25 of them are described in some detail.

“It is not a survey of the big societal challenges that science can help solve, nor is it a forecast of

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Nosepilot

, written by Jeremy

I could talk about “perfection” versus “getting it done”. Or I could show you.

Nosepilot versus LEVEL 10 DESIGN.

Who you going to hire?…

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Avast ye scurvy dogs

, written by Jeremy

John Moore got me reading the Business Week blurb on creativity.

In particular I like Jeneanne Rae’s business model for Peer Insight … might have to pirate that.

I was a bit surprised to read IDEO’s David Kelley saying …

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Forgetting to remember

, written by Jeremy

I love used bookstores; the messier the better. The owner can’t possibly know the value of all the books when they’re piled willy-nilly around the joint. I feel like a thief, pawing through the dark corners, earnestly listening for the …

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Slavery

, written by Jeremy

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cartoon by Hugh MacLeod

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No more clichés

, written by Jeremy

I got one clients who’s going to hate this (if he follows this link, he’ll blow his cerebellum). But he’s well ahead of the pack now … he knows he’s doing it. But for the rest of you, if …

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Blogpulse profile

, written by Jeremy

This is fun. Yeah, yeah, I know my profiles stinks. But look at my neighborhood — I really like most of those blogs.…

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More on perfect

, written by Jeremy

Rob’s asking some good questions about perfect. A few things to note:

– He’s talking about a small company.
– The pie shop is in a local, niche market.
– This story is about you.…

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Improv

, written by Jeremy

It’s funny, improv is teaching us to be ourselves. I think, at its core, it’s a method for freeing ourselves from the straight jackets we’ve been taught to wear in various social settings. It frees us up to collaborate, persuade, …

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The simple reality of being outstanding

, written by Jeremy

Be huge in a small place. Be excellent in a big way. Look outside for innovation and inside for delivery.

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Convergence or perfect

, written by Jeremy

I just spent three weeks in Alberta with my wife’s family. While we were there her grandmother passed away. At and after the funeral we spent a lot of time marveling at the impact of that little lady’s life.

Invariably, …

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Tribal companies … continued

, written by Jeremy

Another discussion here of the rapid emergence of small, tribal companies. Look here for a deeper discussion of the same theme.…

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Imagine your board of directors

, written by Jeremy

Defining a dream team board of directors can help you see where you have gaps that need to be addressed.

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Deleted comments and tardy posts

, written by Jeremy

First, among the latest slew of spam were interspersed some valid comments. Unfortunately, I deleted them (inadvertantly, of course).

And I’m on holidays, so the posts are coming slow too.…

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