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The next 50 years of the Internet

Welcome to people who were at the #Internet50 LDN event... The big picture How can we better understand our societies and socio-technical change, engage citizens, and facilitate progress? A half century Almost 50 years ago, 10:30 pm on 29 October 1969, a team led by Professor Leonard Kleinrock sent a message from a computer at [...]

Notes: Deyan Sudjic on Sir Terence Conran RIP

  Deyan Sudjic on the late Sir Terence Conran on Last Word, BBC Radio 4, September 18th, 2020 He said that “Unless a designer really knows how to make something, they can’t really say they have finished designing it” He was a war baby, or the age of austerity. First experience at the Festival of [...]

Review of The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton Christensen

The Innovator's Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book that Will Change the Way You Do Business by Clayton M. Christensen My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is one of the best books on innovation in the last 20 years. I read it in 2000 and still refer to it. Christensen’s core insight/argument is that businesses fight [...]