Suggested Reading, week 17

Cory Doctorow discusses how we can pursue people to pay in the digtal era, Sony enters the tablet war, Anders Mildner writes about his experience of gamifing the everyday work in his family. It”s the seventeenths week of 2011. Wihoo. The journalist and science fiction writer Cory Doctorow discusses “reasons you should spend money on [...]

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Amber Case, keynote speaker at The Conference

“what we are looking at now is not an extension of the physical self, but an extension of the mental self” Amber Case is a cyborg anthropologist that is focusing on how we interact with our machines and what happens when we can reach everybody we want at anytime through our devices. She is also [...]

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Suggested reading, week 16

If last weeks suggested reading was a video special this weeks speciality is user behaviour. We suggest you read articles about the sharing economy, user customized products and …. oops, the third one is something completely different. If you own an iPad we suggest you to download VinylLove. VinylLove for iPad Re-Creates That Warm Vinyl [...]

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“9 things I learnt making Diaspora”

Maxwell Salzberg from the much anticipated decentralized social network Diaspora spoke at Re:publica in Berlin last week. Diaspora got lots of attention last summer when they got $200.000 via the crowd in funding on Kickstarter. Maxwell shared nine things they’ve learnt the last year: 1. Find something you love. Do that. 2. Start with simplest [...]

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Contextualising the local media hype – summarizing Gulltaggen

Molly Ränge is a co-founder of the hybrid crowd funding platform Crowdculture.se and writes about crowd related stuff & social economy. While Stockholm during the past week gave full attention to the media campaign awards Guldägget, Oslo was concentrating of a similar event with a just as similar name; Gulltaggen 2011. The greater difference between [...]

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Suggested reading, week 15

This week you can understand our suggested reading without reading a word. They all come with a video. Take a look at a platform for lifelong learning, 3D without glasses on iPad and fixing whats broken on the web. Skillshare: Decentralized Education for All Maria Popova from the brilliant blog Brain Pickings directs us to [...]

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WeDidThis – A deep dive in the untapped potential of crowd funding

Molly Ränge is a co-founder of the hybrid crowd funding platform Crowdculture.se recently re-launched in cooperation with the City of Stockholm. There are many different crowd funding models popping up around Europe right now. Most of them are clearly inspired by Kickstarter and IndieGoGo, but some of them differ in from the “standard”. In this [...]

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Varför kan jag inte flyga med Pan Am till New York?

Detta är det första inlägget i en serie av vår vd Christer Månsson om varför vissa företag lyckas förändra sig med nya tider och bestå över tid. Christer har tidigare arbetat för Sony Ericsson, Telenor, Europolitan och grundade 1998 Aspiro. 2005 sålde ett av världens största företag, tyska Siemens, hela sin mobiltelefondivision till Benq från [...]

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Suggested reading, week 14

It’s week 14 and this is what we suggest you to read and watch: A thrilling augmented reality movie, life as a start up entrepreneur and learning on Facebook. The first Interactive Film with Augmented Reality This is a really cool example of how augmented reality technology can be used in media creation. The film [...]

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