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Capitalism is making way for the age of free

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Jeremy Rifkin: The internet of things has facilitated an economic shift from markets to collaborative commons, with costs close to zero
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13 Mental Models Every Founder Should Know — Life Learning — Medium

13 Mental Models Every Founder Should Know - Life Learning - Medium
Mental models are to your brain as apps are to your smartphone. Just like apps, there are a ton of mental models. They help you make…
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The insults of age

The insults of age | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
The insults of age had been piling up for so long that I was almost numb to them.
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What Game Theory Tells Us About Donald Trump

What Game Theory Tells Us About Donald Trump | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
Hillary Clinton is tasked with outwitting the human equivalent of a four-line computer program.
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A very bad sign for all but America’s biggest cities

A very bad sign for all but America’s biggest cities | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
It's a trend that jeopardizes the economic future of vast swaths of the country.
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The World Bank is eliminating the term “developing country” from its data vocabulary

In the 2016 edition of its World Development Indicators, the World Bank has made a big choice: It's no longer distinguishing between "developed" countries and "developing" ones in the presentation of its data. The change marks an evolution in thinking about the geographic distribution of poverty and prosperity. 

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No, You Can’t Feel Sorry for Everyone - Issue 35: Boundaries - Nautilus

No, You Can’t Feel Sorry for Everyone - Issue 35: Boundaries - Nautilus | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
The world seems to be getting more empathetic. Americans donate to charity at record rates. People feel the pain of suffering in geographically…
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Constraints Can Be a Catalyst for Creativity — Pacific Standard

Constraints Can Be a Catalyst for Creativity — Pacific Standard | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
The Green Eggs and Ham hypothesis is confirmed.
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The blockchain is a threat to the distributed future of the Internet

The blockchain is a threat to the distributed future of the Internet | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
The blockchain will be very useful for registering large corporate capital markets and making cross-border banking transactions, but as a system for the development of everyday applications on the Internet, it's a danger to the distributed structure of the network.
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Murder most foul

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When periods of economic growth come to an end, old age is rarely to blame
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The Wisdom of the Aging Brain - Issue 36: Aging - Nautilus

The Wisdom of the Aging Brain - Issue 36: Aging - Nautilus | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
At the 2010 Cannes Film Festival premiere of You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger, director Woody Allen was asked about aging. He replied…
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Bernie's Right—America Should Be More Like Sweden

Bernie's Right—America Should Be More Like Sweden | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
Reason is a libertarian monthly print magazine covering politics, culture, and ideas through a provocative mix of news, analysis, commentary, and reviews.
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How 5 companies launched digital transformations | Leader.co.za

Some companies are reluctant to start implementing digital technology because they believe they lack the right mind-set and capabilities. With each passing month, their situation becomes less sustainable.
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America Has Never Been So Ripe for Tyranny

America Has Never Been So Ripe for Tyranny | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it

My mind keeps being tugged by a passage in Plato’s Republic. It has unsettled — even surprised — me from the moment I first read it in graduate school. The passage is from the part of the dialogue where Socrates and his friends are talking about the nature of different political systems, how they change over time, and how one can slowly evolve into another.

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David Bowie on why you should never play to the gallery

Amazing advice on being authentic and never playing to the gallery for artists by David Bowie.
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We’ve never had it so good … nor felt so fearful | Ian Goldin and Chris Kutarna

We’ve never had it so good … nor felt so fearful | Ian Goldin and Chris Kutarna | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
In a landmark new book Ian Goldin and Chris Kutarna argue that the dizzying pace of change in every aspect of life, from health to education to technology, can provide for a golden age, as long as the gains are evenly spread
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Why The Chief Financial Officer Must Lead Organizational Innovation - Ralph Kerle -

Why The Chief Financial Officer Must Lead Organizational Innovation - Ralph Kerle - | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
My research over the last decades shows organizations have spent substantial sums on building creativity and innovation capabilities, motivating employees to participate, only to see their innovation investment come to very little. Organizational anecdotes abound about exciting ideas with strong leadership support reaching the point of final decision making only to see them blocked for a whole series of reasons - personal and organizational risk aversion, political agendas, weak and indecisive leadership.
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Transformation at the speed of Haier

Transformation at the speed of Haier | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
The Financial Times published an update on Chinese firm Haier’s ongoing transformation yesterday that provides a useful insight into the thinking of CEO Zhang Ruimin. We have documented some of the Haier story and its innovative management techniques in Shift*Base for those who are not familiar with it. A process that began with a new CEO …
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We Are Failing At Failing - Forbes

We Are Failing At Failing - Forbes | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
We don’t fail enough; we need to fail faster, fail bigger, fail more often; convince our leaders that failure is acceptable. It’s almost as if we are saying that: “if only we were more accomplished failers, we could create miracles!” I hear such calls every day in conversations with corporate [...]
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The world has changed - certainty is a thing of the past. The only constant is change. Failure is not an option, it is an inevitability.

Successful businesses are experimenting their way through the uncertainty. The ones that are able to do this quicker and "fail faster" are learning faster and succeeding faster.
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Innovation Framing

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Innovation is easier to say than to do. One of the reasons is that a new idea needs to fit within a mindset or frame that is accustomed to seeing the way things are, not what they could be, and its in changing this frame that innovators might find their greatest obstacles and opportunities.  Innovation, its…
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The invisible man

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Can a person disappear in plain sight? That’s the question Liu Bolin‘s remarkable work seems to ask. The Beijing-based artist is sometimes called “The Invisible Man” because in nearly all his art, Bolin is front and center — and completely unseen. He aims to draw attention to social and political issues by dissolving into the background.
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What Game Theory Tells Us About Donald Trump

What Game Theory Tells Us About Donald Trump | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
Hillary Clinton is tasked with outwitting the human equivalent of a four-line computer program.
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Social Network Algorithms Are Distorting Reality By Boosting Conspiracy Theories

Social Network Algorithms Are Distorting Reality By Boosting Conspiracy Theories | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
Talk of Facebook's anticonservative stance is in the news, but the issue of what news social networks choose to show us is much broader tha
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The Biggest Problem In The World Is Our Ability To Convince Ourselves There Are No Problems

The Biggest Problem In The World Is Our Ability To Convince Ourselves There Are No Problems | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it
Denying, projecting, and cynical reacting are ways that our brains let us keep going on without confronting the disasters facing the planet. W
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Déjà vu: Why Turnbull still hasn’t sold us on the innovation dream - StartupSmart

Déjà vu: Why Turnbull still hasn’t sold us on the innovation dream - StartupSmart | Pourquoi's innovation and creativity digest | Scoop.it

The word “innovation” was conspicuously absent from most of the federal budget, mentioned just a handful of times in treasurer Scott Morrison’s speech. It had been very difficult to avoid a strong sense of déjà vu when hearing of the coming “ideas boom” in Australia. 

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