All the technology under the sun will not produce positive effects in and of itself. Technology needs to be accompanied first by an uncompromising growth mindset, one committed to the continuous search for customer value based growth opportunities. Then, technology needs a special kind of fuel to supercharge its potential: the human imagination, which allows for a spectrum of outcomes given the nature and circumstances of the context.
If you are seriously ill, your first thought is to go to a hospital. But in the US, that move may kill you. I am not kidding.
So, everything at Netflix is perfect, right? Time to sit back and just let the river of profits flow, right? Worry about the future of Netflix? Waste of time. Its future is guaranteed. Right? Forget all that. Leaders are always thinking about the future. It’s their #1 job to be able to answer (or, at least, try to answer) the core question: What’s next?
Most people yearn to contribute, make the world a better place and have success… all at the same time.… Make sure to give your business a background, a mission and a story. That might be the most important step part of any venture. And remember, giving may be the best investment you ever make.” (Blake Mycoskie)
@Nintendo leads our tech trends as it has set the gaming world on fire with the reveal of its latest innovation in the video game market: the Nintendo Switch. Why all the commotion?
In architecture, the most overused word today seems to be “iconic”. In business, the word is “entrepreneur”. That’s not simply because a Google search of the word yields 217 million results. I say that because I have heard the word simultaneously applied to people such as Steve Jobs and Elon Musk, people who invest dollars in a pre-packaged “startup” (such as a new sandwich shop) and people engaged in a lean startup inside General Electric or some other major, established corporation.
A new breakthrough in microrobotics might just change the way we take our medicine, reports Lynda Delacey (@LJDelacy) for @nwtls. Scientists at the Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST) in South Korea have developed microscopic robots that can enter the bloodstream and administer medicines to precise areas of the body with little or no side effects.