by Stephen A. Wolfe The diffusion of iPhones as a learning process [Via asymco] All theoretical and empirical diffusion studies agree that an innovation diffuses along a S-shaped trajectory. Indeed, the S-shaped pattern of diffusion appears to be a basic anthropologic phenomenon. This observation dates as far back as 1895 when the French sociologist Gabriel Tarde first described […]
Lean LaunchPad | [Via Steve Blank] We’re deep into week 2 of teaching a Lean LaunchPad class for Life Sciences and Health Care (therapeutics, diagnostics, devices and digital health) this October at UCSF with a team of veteran venture capitalists. Part 1 of this post described the issues in the drug discovery. Part 2 covered medical devices and digital […]
We are down to the last days and we are only halfway to our goal. We need to find out if the Asteroid will really save mankind. NASA sure thinks so, based on this video: Help make this happen.
So much going on that this blog has not been updated for awhile. Consider the Facts is a fun experiment into crowdfunding research projects. It will provide the tools to examine how we might change people’s views about the future. We have some things to do during the dead time the efforts are now in – people […]
Understanding Apple’s Organizational Structure [Via asymco] Apple has hired a new VP who will report directly to Tim Cook. Paul Deneve is cited as having responsibility for “special projects” and will report directly to Tim Cook. The previous roles as a manager in luxury brand companies has led to a great deal of speculation about […]
My RocketHub crowdfunding research project is now up and going. I plan on making some changes around this website as it moves forward.
Some people cannot see this on Facebook so I am trying to see if this works.
by A Guy Taking Pictures Why doesn’t anybody copy Apple?[Via asymco] Apple’s products are the envy of the world. They have been spectacularly successful and are widely imitated, if not copied. The expectation that precedes a new Apple product launch is only matched by the expectation of the replication of those products by competitors. This cycle […]
by epSos.de Smartphones May Be the Key to Better Health Care [Via Apple Hot News] The best tool to improve and keep track of your health may be in your pocket, says Dr. Eric Topol, a pioneering figure in “wireless medicine” — the practice of using apps and devices in health care. An article from NBC […]
by robin_24 What Happens When We Shock A System? [Via Chaotic Ripple] Have you ever noticed that some things in the world like to be disrupted? Rogue militant groups set out to garner counter-attacks that distract their opponents while draining their resources. Viruses encourage multi-cellular organisms to activate their immune systems in attempts to wipe them out. Teenagers […]