Monthly Archives: March 2014

The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance… Stephen Hawking

The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.– Stephen Hawking

How far superior an education that stresses independent action… Albert Einstein

How far superior an education that stresses independent action and personal responsibility is to one that relies on drill, external authority and ambition. – Albert Einstein

The Internet of Everything: Business Models and Scenarios

This video presentation from Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2013 explores how the Internet of Things is reinventing industries and driving new usage and business models. This forward-looking presentation demonstrates how enterprises can improve operating processes, customer/citizen interactions and products/services in a world where everything is connected. This is a must-see video for those responsible for digital business […]

Driving Innovation in a Global Enterprise

This is an inspirational and thought-provoking talk by IBM’s Bernard Meyerson. Below are the references to the talk and some of the slides.   When questioned as to what drives both technical and financial success in a global enterprise, the term Innovation invariably appears in the first one or two responses given by both technical […]

If you want to build a ship… Antoine de Saint-Exupery

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Interview with Bill Buxton from Microsoft Research

A really very good interview with Bill Buxton from Microsoft Research. In it, Bill references a quote by Bill Hill, a digital typography pioneer and one of the inventors of Microsoft’s ClearType font display technology: I always talk about this to folks at Microsoft, especially to developers. What’s the most important operating system you’ll write […]