Author: designswarm

Writing 'Creating a Culture of Innovation' (2020, Apress), wrote 'Smarter Homes' (2018, Apress)

LIFT: Thomas Sevcik:InnovationLab

From arthesia.com When theme parks, think tanks, and companies collide. innovation has become a crucial success factor for companies but they are facing challenges: silos, “play” is still not questioned and there is no time to focus. When theme parks and think tanks come together,…

Emotional vs personlisation

An interesting comment was just made after this presentation about the fact that there is a sacrifice that is made between buying an object to which you add a layer of personalization and participating in the provision of a service because you may have an…

LIFT:Marc Bresson : Identity Revolution

The concept of identity is evolving and so has its metaphor. Identity is 0.0 (a driver’s license for example) relies on a trusted third party has an asymmetric relationship because the government is not aware of what i am doing, scalable because the government can…

LIFT: Jean-Luc Rayomd: the digital divide.

Working currently at Microsoft Jean Luc Raymond. Less than 20% of the world has a connection, Africa represents less than 1% of connected people which will decrease as time goes by and population grows. The question of access is a problem, Different age, sex, language,…

LIFT: David Galipeau

Worked for a lot of “evil” companies (pharmacology, retail, tabacco, etc.) now working in the UNAids. Internet represents the transfer of power. (MIT online for free, travel agents to people, doctors to patients) There is an ideological change during the dotcom era. Access to information…

On my way to LIFT 06

Im heading tomorrow for LIFT (life, ideas, futures, together) in Geneva. A 2 day conference about people and technology and featuring a very very exciting bunch of speakers. I will be live-blogging here as well as on CPH 127 during the conference. Hope i can…