30 January 2011 ~ 1 Comment

The Glif; or, How to create a hit product with no money down

The Coinnovative singularity has arrived. The culmination of the concepts at the core of this rarely updated site have been demonstrated by the hugely successful Glif project.

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21 June 2010 ~ 1 Comment

An argument against listening to your customers…

An argument against listening to your customers…

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09 May 2010 ~ 0 Comments

The Disputed Value of Customer Engagement and Feedback

At the heart of everything I talk about here is 1) increased engagement in production and consumption by consumers and 2) increased market awareness and customer feedback for business.

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17 April 2010 ~ 2 Comments

The Co-Creation Landscape

Sense Worldwide, a creative strategic consultancy, wrote a nice whitepaper back in September that I would recommend you grab called The Spirit of Co-Creation: Risk Managed Creativity For Business.

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28 March 2010 ~ 1 Comment

March Crowdsourcing Odds and Ends

CloudFab now in Open Beta CloudFab recently launched into open beta, so you can now access their network of 3D printers. Just upload an STL file (a standard CAD file type) with a few instructions and specifications as to the printing process you are looking for and you will quickly get back quotes from shops […]

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24 September 2009 ~ 5 Comments

Distributed design and manufacturing is here; or How I correctly predicted the future…

Each part of the chain for truly distributed and democratized product design and personal manufacturing have essentially come together to form a coherent whole.

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23 March 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Open source succeeds under a benevolent dictatorship — and so do co-creation projects

Chris Anderson (of the Long Tail) recently articulated an interesting metaphor regarding social media and driving a project/organization forward. In his post Open source is a company; social media is a country I would call particular attention to his take on successful open source projects: Many people mistakenly think that open source projects are emergent, […]

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