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The importance of starting with value chains

I am siting in Singapore overlooking the straights from Sentosa Island, about to contribute to a conference. (Sorry to boast but the view is … distracting)   But still time for a blog on operating models. 623 more words

Operating Models

Guest Post: On Building A Portfolio

By Thom Glick

The portfolio is how artists share their work, their skills, their strengths, their weaknesses, their goals, their fears and, of course, themselves. 1,866 more words

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Corporate Assimilation

Today’s post is a short talk on how the avant-garde art movements that developed in the early 20th Century to challenge the status quo at the time had been transformed into the new upholder of the status quo which culminated into the “Swiss Design”. 457 more words


Design's root simple concept

I often find myself drowning  in a never-ending multilayered mashup culture that saturates my senses to the point where all I want, is to disconnect completely from the… 92 more words

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(Image taken from the “Collections and Creations of Coco Chanel” at pleasurephoto.wordpress.com)

Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel. (19 August 1883 – 10 January 1971)

Gabrielle was influenced by the struggles of women in the 20th century. 249 more words

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Improving the experience in Commander format for Magic: The Gathering

Two months since I last posted, and this one’s off-topic. Unforgivable! But I’ve been playing a bunch of Commander format Magic: The Gathering recently, and my play group has made some rule tweaks (some by my own fair hand) to improve our play experience, and I’ve found it interesting to see how our play goals are informing our design choices (i.e. 747 more words


Zodiac: An-Eco Thriller, Artist Statement

Zodiac is a novel by one of my favourite authors, Neal Stephenson. He was featured in last week’s blog post where I talked about how the technologies he explored/predicted in his novels (3D printing, online avatars, etc.) shape the world we live in today. 901 more words