TARIQ ALI ON THE EXTREME CENTRE

March 6, 2016 / 0 comments

Tariq Ali gives a lecture at SOAS University (London) on the centrist tendencies of political parties in Europe and the United Kingdom.

WHY CLAYTON CHRISTENSEN IS WRONG ABOUT UBER AND DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION

February 28, 2016 / 0 comments

Silicon Valley has disrupted disruptive innovation, and Clayton Christensen isn’t happy about it. Christensen vaulted to rock-star status in the tech world in 1995 when he introduced the theory of disruptive innovation in the Harvard Business Review (HBR). Two years later, he published his bestselling book, The Innovator’s Dilemma. His work was widely praised, including…

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WHAT IS DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION?

February 28, 2016 / 0 comments

The theory of disruptive innovation, introduced in these pages in 1995, has proved to be a powerful way of thinking about innovation-driven growth. Many leaders of small, entrepreneurial companies praise it as their guiding star; so do many executives at large, well-established organizations, including Intel, Southern New Hampshire University, and Salesforce.com Unfortunately, disruption theory is…

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THE POPULAR MYTH OF AN IMMATERIAL INTERNET

February 5, 2016 / 0 comments

The Popular Myth of an Immaterial Internet is allowing our cities to be covertly corrupted by private infrastructure devoid of any sense of public generosity Years ago, on a quiet lane in rural Devon, I saw a crew of engineers drag great chunks of copper cable from a trench. Each was a thick bundle of copper, remnants of a…

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February 5, 2016 / 0 comments

In this RSA Animate, celebrated academic David Harvey looks beyond capitalism towards a new social order. Can we find a more responsible, just, and humane economic system? Check out our NEW RSA ANIMATE with Carol Dweck: http://bit.ly/1UujoAh The RSA is a 258 year-old charity devoted to creating social progress and spreading world-changing ideas. For more…

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WILLIAM MITCHELL – CONNECTED CITY

February 5, 2016 / 0 comments

A conversation with the MIT Professor and Director of the Media Lab’s Smart Cities Group.

DAYS OF DESTRUCTION, DAYS OF REVOLT

February 4, 2016 / 0 comments

  The 14th Mahatma Gandhi Lecture on Non-violence with Chris Hedges. Chris Hedges, a senior fellow at The Nation Institute, spent nearly two decades as a foreign correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans. He was part of the New York Times team that won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for the…

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THE MEDIUM IS THE MESSAGE

February 4, 2016 / 0 comments

Herbert Marshall Mcluhan (*1911 – +1979) lecture recorded by ABC Radio National Network on 27 June 1979 in Australia. For the best resource collection of his work check out the page Mcluhan on Maui (MOM) here: http://www.mcluhanonmaui.com/ The best documentary about Mcluhan (in four parts) is definitely CBC’s Life and Times: Understanding Mcluhan here: part…

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STEWART LEE – STAND UP COMEDIAN

February 4, 2016 / 0 comments