“21% BTW Weg ermee” (21% VAT: let’s get rid of it) is a known marketing action by an electronics retail shop in The Netherlands, meaning they will give 21% discount. This discount appears to the consumer just as if you don’t have to pay the value added tax. This triggered me […]
Great video made by the University of St. Gallen! Special, inspiring and timeless.
This weekend I had the chance to interview Jurjen de Vries. He is top contributor for Google and one of the first persons that got one of the famous Google Glasses.
Google Glass was only known within the frame of private use. Now, Google wants to promote Google Glass in the business world with their project “Glass for Work”.
By customizing an experience to create a learning experience, making it just right for an individual – providing exactly what he/she needs right now– you cannot help changing or transforming that individual. Transformations, a changed person, are a result of what the company does. In other words, the customer is the product, and hence, transformations are the last and final economic offering in Society30. Serendipity is the key!
Maker Movement is a term for a culture or sub-culture, which you can also describe as a Do-It-Yourself culture or Do-it-with-others, which makes use of the latest technology. The main goal is to solve (technical) problems with own funds instead of other costly solutions.
Instagram is an online photo- and video sharing application, which is, how else could it be, Facebook owned. Kevin Systrom created this app in 2010. With Instagram it is not only possible to show the pictures within the Instagram community.
The Mesh: not just another network, but the basic foundation of connected and engaged people that forms the starting point of new value creating social networks in the Interdependent Economy of Society30. Serendipity and sharing rule!
Society 3.0 is about entrepreneurship. However, more important than entrepreneurship is social entrepreneurship. Social entrepreneurs try to find groundbreaking and revolutionary solutions to social problems.