• Hassle maps: how asking “What do I hate about this product or process?” can generate great ideas | Fast Company
  • Qantas and the airline quality gap | Harvard Business Review
  • Secretly nimble: why Apple’s famously guarded about their upcoming product releases | Jason Osgood
  • Fringe Benefits: Why (unlike politicians) startups mustn’t appeal to the masses | A smart bear
  • MIT Medialab: What happens when you gather the world’s most imaginative minds under one roof? | The Atlantic
  • J.J. Abrams’s new megacompany could allow him to overturn Hollywood’s rules | Vulture


  • It’s important to read this unsummarisable post about the future of social media and the “internet of things” | russell davies
  • #Occupywallstreet: social media as a strategic frame | Cyborgology
  • It’d be great to have an app that remembered how you found cool stuff online | Boing Boing
  • WPP chief Sir Martin Sorrell has ‘fundamental’ doubts over whether Facebook can carry adverts | Telegraph
  • The four technologies you need to be working with | Harvard Business Review
  • Tech community, are we MTV or TED? | The Washington Post
  • The MakerBot 3-D printer offers the possibility of manufacturing products in the home almost as easily as printing a document with an inkjet printer |
  • Taxonomy of technological risks: when things fail badly | Boing Boing
  • How to score genuine digital impact at scale: some insights gleaned from PepsiCo’s experience in digital | iMedia Connection


  • Why being relaxed makes us spend too much money | Jonah Lehrer
  • CIA pitches scripts to Hollywood |
  • More than 30 million climate migrants in Asia in 2010, report finds |
  • Why 21st-century teens can’t talk on the phone | The Faster Times
  • The 10 best Amazon reviews. Ever. | Fast Company
  • The New New Journalism, circa 2011: “In the future, journalism will be either very short, or very long. Nothing in the middle will survive.” | Robert S. Boynton, Byliner
  • Graphs (and self-esteem boosts) open closed minds | Ideas Market – WSJ


  • Basquiat meets Mario Brothers? Digital poet Jason Nelson on the meaning of art games |
  • Stop stalling, start creating | Goins, Writer


  • Continuous partial employment: a shift from having a job to having a life | Bryce dot VC
  • The future of fitness and health | TNW Insider