Couple of nuggets from the past week:
A faithfull description of new economy artefacts where NGOs will take a ball game: gig economy, sharing economy, collaborative consumption by Mr. Jeremy Rifkin. The Rise of Anti-Capitalism
What’s best? being right or being President? Unfortunate pioneer of suncessfull follower? Copycat Business Model Generates Genuine Global Success for Start-Up Incubator
A compilation of the best sceptic quotes from – sometimes important – people facing new tech during the 20th century: radio, television and cinema. Confounding Machines: How the Future Looked
And then we all clapped politely because we were all rather frightened of television. I think the trouble was that we believed that, if they could make this film, they could see into our houses. We could see them; they could see us.
Even very partial, this op-ed from John Winsor (Victors & Spoils CEO) asks if a new wave of creatives can find a new path over advertising’s creative elites presiding a protectionist system that breeds conservativism and stifles creativity. Agencies are becoming a closed, shrinking creative system
Oddly good advices to steal techniques from Start-ups at SXSW. 5 Things Marketers Can Learn From the VC Pitch
Interesting portrait of Bill Bernbach and his philosophy of advertising, still strongly used by DDB today. How Bernbach changed everything