Posts Tagged ‘book’

Pirate’s Dilemma

Matt Mason, author of The Pirate’s Dilemma has arranged with his publisher to release his book as a free download. He’s doing a Radiohead, i.e. readers can decide freely if and how much they want to pay him. Recommended book by the way, so go D/L and read Matt’s blog too. By treating the electronic […]

Here comes everybody

by Clay Shirky is an “examination of how the wildfire-like spread of new forms of social interaction enabled by technology is changing the way humans form groups and exist within them, with profound long-term economic and social effects-for good and for ill” It’s about how the tools of the web enable people to organize without […]

IT Value Stack and Leadership

I recently finished “The IT Value Stack – A Boardroom Guide to IT Leadership” which Ade McCormack‘s agent sent me (disclosure: I agreed to read and write a review in exchange – no other promises made). Anyway, McCormack and Auridian are better at promoting the ideas and concepts, like e.g. in this video: Overall I […]

The Future of Ideas, roadmap to the connected world

Via netzpolitik: Lawrence Lessigs “The Future of Ideas”, now released unter CC-licence. Well, yes, the ongoing copyright wars in this world haven’t ended yet, get the roadmap … Some notes from the book blurb: In The Future of Ideas, Lawrence Lessig explains how the Internet revolution has produced a counterrevolution of devastating power and effect. […]

How to run organizations craftfully …

In BBCs GlobalBiz Peter Day talks with Richard Sennett about the role and prospect of crafts for managing organizations. Some sound quotes by craftsmen like Richard Taylor (of NZ’s Weta) are interspersed. This week’s programme explores an intriguing proposition: that craftspeople know better than most business people how organisations ought to be run. […] good […]

Gerd Leonhard on the Future of Media

Now this is interesting, given all the talk about the new Radiohead album, changes in music industry and all. A conversation on the new Media Conversations channel with Gerd Leonhard: “The Future of Media“ In his new book “The End of Control”, Gerd Leonhard expands on the key topics introduced in his first book “The […]

Interview with Scott Berkun on “The Myths of Innovation”

Another interesting podcast, here on IT Conversations an interview with Scott Berkun (“The Myths of Innovation”), get the mp3: How do you know whether a hot technology will succeed or fail? Or where the next big idea will come from? The best answers come not from the popular myths we tell about innovation, but instead […]