Category Archives: Innovation

One Missed Call?

Refocusing our attention on the social mobile long tail Essay By Ken Banks, Founder, kiwanja.net In “The White Man’s Burden – Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good”, William Easterly’s frustration at large-scale, top-down, bureaucracy-ridden development projects runs to an impressive 384 pages. While Easterly […]

The Future of the Internet – And How to Stop It

essay by Jonathan Zittrain, response by Reed Hundt Jonathan Zittrain: The Future of the Internet – And How to Stop It On the 9th of January, 2007, Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone to an eager audience crammed into San Francisco’s Moscone Center. A beautiful and brilliantly engineered device, the iPhone blended three products into one: […]

Market Structure Rules

essay by Reed Hundt, a response to Jonathan Zittrain The personal computer has been “generative” — Jonathan Zittrain’s felicitous coinage – because of what Andy Grove, Intel’s famed CEO during the Internet’s salad days, called the horizontal structure of the industry. He referred to the nature of the value chain: competitors in microprocessors did not […]