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Spirituality Trends

Combining ancient and cutting-edge

Have you ever thought about how combining technologies can be applied to the best future for humanity? The key to a more sustainable world lies in a better understanding of how we can contribute positively to the wellbeing of the planet. And I think I found one of many keys for that, through extensive reading […]

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Business Trends

Seeing Airbnb’s Business Model As Old School

What would happen to the disruptive business model, if we saw business models for cutting-edge companies such as Airbnb and Uber as old school? There are ideas for creating apps like “tinder for xx” or the “next Facebook”. But what if we decided to start from a clean slate? Not being inspired by case studies […]

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Branding Trends

Current Trends In Disruptive Brand building

I see the business world right now as a place that’s frantically looking for disruption. The “old school” disruptive brands such as Amazon and Facebook has managed the digital transition very well, but at some point they went from being idealistically based to being stakeholder and money based. I know they are not the companies […]

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Trends

Why Do We Need Disruptive Trends?

The business world is in dire need of diversification. Every brand has a need to stand out these days. Enter stage: disruptive trends. Think about what Patagonia has done with their ‘buy less’ strategy. Standing out has become one of the primary reasons for selling your products. If you’re good at spotting disruptive trends, you […]

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Business Trends

The Conference Guide of Rocking Yourself Through Le Web (of Things)

Every Le Web is different from the last one. Le Web, day one, 2012 is ending in a couple of hours, and a lot of awesome things are happening here. I’ve compiled a conference guide about my observations today. Read on and learn rockers! 1. Don’t use too much of your time in the plenary […]

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Business Trends

What Is Going To Be New at Le Web of things?

The first week of December is something I look forward to every year. It is because it’s spent at Le Web, in Paris. As an official blogger writing about the tricks and trends of the internet, business, and tomorrow. This year, the conference theme is “Web of Things” or “Le Web of Things” as I […]

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What Are The Rewards Of Digitally Literacy?

Digitally literate? New beginnings require new perspectives. As we experience the awesome unfolding of a new world, there has been a lot of talk about what literacy means in this rolling digital realm. Furthermore, can digital literacy save the world? Most of these talks about digital literacy are not sexy, so I want my simple […]

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Networking Social Media Trends

Communities are getting used to social – what’s the next trend?

So at Lift07 there was nobody who said the word “blog” or “web 2.0” which to me is a very visible sign that “blog” and “web 2.0” is getting passé… slowly but firmly. It is not where the geeks are anymore.Does this mean that Web 2.0 is dead ? hardly – now all the companies […]

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Social Media Trends

Twitter vs. Jaiku – and is “what we do?” the next big thing?

So lately I have been Jaiku’ing away on my lovely N70, I really enjoy it a lot. yesterday I found out that I could add my Twitter RSS feed to my Jaiku account So both my contacts in both communities are covered – excellent… I don’t know which one I would choose – I think […]