Archive | February 2013

Make a Genius Tribe

As a follow-up at my last post about Dave Logan here, this is another TEDx talk about building great tribes that can change the world !

Tribal leadership

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TEDx (Photo credit: TEDxTalks)

This is an interesting video from TEDx about organizational culture and tribal leadership from David Logan.

But first, why you should listen to David Logan (from his speaker page):

David Logan studies how people communicate within a company — and how to harness our natural gifts to make change within organizations. He looks at emerging patterns of corporate leadership, organizational transformation, generational differences in the workplace, and team building for high-potential managers and executives.

More informations about this video:

At TEDxUSC, business professor David Logan talks about the five kinds of tribes that humans naturally form — in schools, workplaces, even the driver’s license bureau. By understanding our shared tribal tendencies, we can help lead each other to become better individuals.

So God Made a Designer

A video “for the designer in each of us”.

Inspired by RAM’s commercial in this year’s Super Bowl featuring a recorded speech given by legendary radio broadcaster Paul Harvey (from the 1978 National Future Farmers of America Convention), “God Made a Farmer” — this “parody” with impersonation by Jim Meskimen ( http://www.jimpressions.net ) features, design, logo design, branding and a cameo appearance by Shark Tank star Daymond John. Written by brand identity specialist David Brier for his Fast Company blog, this celebrates what designers do to make the world a better place.

Your Brain in the Cloud

This a very interesting video from bigthink about extending our brain.

According to futurist Ray Kurzweil, we are going to create synthetic neocortexes in order to extend the power of our own neocortex.

HTC 8S Unboxing & First Look

An interesting unboxing and first look from LinusTechTips at the HTC 8S phone, the little brother of HTC 8X, with Windows Phone 8.

The specifications of this phone are (according to gsmarena):

Display Type S-LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 480 x 800 pixels, 4.0 inches (~233 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
Sound Alert types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Beats Audio sound enhancement
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 32 GB
Internal 4 GB, 512 MB RAM
Camera Primary 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection
Video Yes, 720p@30fps
Secondary No
Features OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon S4
CPU Dual-core 1 GHz Krait
GPU Adreno 305

Is Your Red The Same as my Red?

Do we see the same color(s) ?

Is your red the same as my red?

This is the question that Vsauce is trying to answer in the next video.

Technology driving society innovation

In this video from i7 Summit we get an insight into technology and society innovation.

More information about i7 Summit (from i7 Summit website):

i7 Summit is a global conference on Technology, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and their impact on Society. The themes this year are “Empowering SMEs and Entrepreneurs”, “Technology driving social innovation”, “Sharing values to create value”.

The conference has a unique edge – poised on the dawn of open innovation and in the aftermath of the deepest economic rethink since the Great Depression. The message of i7 Summit is that as we stand facing today’s challenges, our capacity to innovate, share value and exceed expectations is vital.

Three Future Trends in Marketing

This is a video about the future of marketing, about personal banding, contextual marketing and more with Martin Lindstrom.

Marketing as Religion

What is the connection between marketing and religion ?

In this two videos Martin Lindstrom gives us more information about this concept.

Delving Inside the Consumer’s Mind

As a follow-up to my last post about Martin Lindstrom and brand management here, this a video about consumers, marketing and brand management.

Brands are built on the unconscious part of the brain.