I created a new Twitter list: “Dent Sun Valley 2016.” which features the accounts of those registered for our March 2016 gathering. After scrolling through all the tweets from last week, here are some highlights that may be of interest to our fellow Denters. Via Ellen Petry Leanse (@chep2m):
Frugal #Innovation: What Would MacGyver Do? Great talk by @RaviRadjou. “Navi Radjou has spent years studying ‘jugaad,’ also known as frugal innovation. Pioneered by entrepreneurs in emerging markets who figured out how to get spectacular value from limited resources, the practice has now caught on globally.”
Steve Jobs & Dan Kottke’s “Spirit Bookshelf” — 100 Titles from Daniel Kottke’s “Steve Jobs Memorial Bookshelf”
Creativity is about “triggering and fostering a conflict in your mind.” Fast Company provides a guide on how to produce those conflicts.
Via Liz Kelly Nelson (@lizkellynelson):
A Washington Post experiment hopes to offer up some serendipity.
Via Zachary Cohn (@ZacharyCohn):
I bet Zachary is more productive than ever. He has made his to do list public. “I’m going to give anyone in the world who wants to see it detailed insight into my day to day life. Everything from ‘invoice client x’ to ‘build Twilio integration’ to ‘do laundry.’ The glorious to the mundane. I’ll keep a history of ‘Done’ items so people can see not only what I need to do and what I’m doing, but also see what’s been completed.”
Kickstarted: Imbue – The Magnetic Tea Infusing Vessel. “Brew great tasting loose leaf tea anywhere, without having to bring your kitchen along for the ride.”
Via Amy Webb (@webbmedia):
At the Milken Institute event, Amy outlines job sectors she expects to lose workers in the next 10-20 years.
Boston Consulting Group’s “History of Strategy” chart. Describes the evolution of strategy frameworks since 1958.
The Watson Personality Insights service uses linguistic analytics to extract a spectrum of cognitive and social characteristics from the text data that a person generates through blogs, tweets, forum posts, and more.
Via Laura Packer (@storylaura):
The proper way to mail scorpions.
Via Leigh Barer (@leighbarer):
15-year-old creates telehealth communicator that dispenses meds for seniors.