links for 2008-05-15
15 May, 2008
Always cool to read about big corporations that are good at innovation. He states that sometimes it’s good to be frugal (creativity to move out the box) about innovation, where at other times you should go full ahead with as many resources as possible.
Slowly but surely science is moving towards a more open way of working. The main problem still being the way researchers make a promotion. ‘Open science’ can only take of if researchers get their credits differently. (good pointers to other information).
At first I didn’t understand why we would needs Google Gears, Adobe AIR and the likes, aren’t we moving into ‘the cloud’? This shows why: we’re transitioning. Desktop apps and cloudbased apps are not yet consolidated: offline support is a way to do so.
Nice term, a merge of Economics and Evolution, both part of complex systems theory. I bet that looking at it from this side, that something can be said about crowdsourcing and all the web2.0 buzz going around.