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This is the part of the story where everyone just keeps doing what they’ve been doing. Not because it makes any sense, but because they don’t know what else to do.
The parts of the story that come after that part are usually sort of sad.
Click through for the full write-up - but I think the above statement applies to so many more industries beyond the (current) media/network model.
The outside of it says, “Ice Cube’s a pimp”. Which can only mean one thing.
Some ‘Stand By Me’ stuff right here. (at Johnson’s Beach & Resort)
Here w/ @warrenbuffett (at CenturyLink Center Omaha)
The photo above is an exercise from her class where students came up with ideas for a new loyalty program. Loyalty programs are drowning in competition. What company doesn’t have one? I have hundreds of plastic cards collecting from everywhere. And I don’t think a single one has made me more loyal to anything. What you’ll notice in the image is a constant theme of the book. Companies that escape the herd often do the opposite of whatever everyone else expects. (via Herd | Nathan Kontny)
The Flaming Lips
Cheers! (at Boulevard Brewing Co)
What happens if you give a thousand Motorola Zoom tablet PCs to Ethiopian kids who have never even seen a printed word? Within five months, they’ll start teaching themselves English while circumventing the security on your OS to customize settings and activate disabled hardware. Whoa. — Ethiopian kids hack OLPCs in 5 months with zero instruction | DVICE