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Fondation des Territoires de Demain

Fondation des Territoires de Demain

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Why 'disruptive finance' has found its home in London This is a guest post by The Real Asset Company‘s William Bancroft We’ve all heard about the contrasts between the venture and entrepreneurial scenes in the USA and Europe. The prevailing view is that the US, especially Silicon Valley, is a more vibrant hotbed of disruption than the UK and Europe. Pools of venture money are funding U.S. start-ups, fueling a more compelling roster of Google-like successes.

Afrique Avenir, une autre vision de l'Afrique Territorios del Conocimiento Por: Francisco Javier Roldán Velásquez Es importante hacer la diferencia entre lo que es un Territorio Digital (Infraestructura + Alfabetización Digital + Apropiación básica de las TIC en algunos ámbitos de aplicación), un Territorio Inteligente (Smart City) y/o Ubicuo (uso de las TIC de manera más inteligente, intuitiva y ubicua en todos los ámbitos de aplicación posibles) y 'Territorios del Conocimiento' que es la apropiación de la Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación Abierta y Colaborativa, haciendo un uso intensivo, productivo y eficiente de las TIC como medio, donde el ciudadano participa de manera más directa en el desarrollo de los productos y servicios, en toda su cadena de valor, hasta su uso o consumo, potenciando la creatividad y el talento de la población de dicho territorio, para darle sostenibilidad al conocimiento Tácito o implícito y explícito o crear conocimiento a partir de la Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación (I+D+i). Considera a sus habitantes como Creadores.

ParisRégion LAB Le laboratoire assure une mission d’accompagnement des collectivités territoriales afin de faciliter la sélection et la mise en place de solutions innovantes. Il contribue également à dynamiser le lien entre les collectivités et les entrepreneurs. Paris Région Lab apporte son expertise et son concours à la commande publique lorsqu’elle intègre des produits, procédés ou services innovants, dans tous les secteurs de l’activité urbaine. What is disruptive technology A disruptive technology is one that displaces an established technology and shakes up the industry or a ground-breaking product that creates a completely new industry. Harvard Business School professor Clayton M. Christensen coined the term disruptive technology. In his 1997 best-selling book, "The Innovator's Dilemma," Christensen separates new technology into two categories: sustaining and disruptive.

Seoul Space: Startup Incubator. Coworking Hub. IT Blog. Localization Agency. There is probably one “must have” iPhone app in Korea and that app is Kakao Talk. Available for both iPhone and Android, Kakao Talk allows users to send and receive messages, photos and videos in place of SMS and MMS messages. There are numerous competitors in this field but Kakao has clearly risen to the top and cornered the local market. The Internet of Things and the Eclipse of Capitalism Jeremy Rifkin, author of “The Zero Marginal Cost Society” The Internet of Things will connect every thing with everyone in an integrated global network. People, machines, natural resources, production lines, logistics networks, consumption habits, recycling flows, and virtually every other aspect of economic and social life will be linked via sensors and software to the IoT platform, continually feeding Big Data to every node – businesses, homes, vehicles – moment to moment, in real time. Big Data, in turn, will be processed with advanced analytics, transformed into predictive algorithms, and programmed into automated systems to improve thermodynamic efficiencies, dramatically increase productivity, and reduce the marginal cost of producing and delivering a full range of goods and services to near zero across the entire economy. Related Stories Cisco Sees Retailers Harvesting Internet of Things for Analytics.Read the story »

Cognitive Surplus Fuels Collaboration, Creativity and Innovation What is the Cognitive Surplus? Clay Shirky author of the business book “Cognitive Surplus: creativity and generosity in a connected age” and of the Ted Talk “How Cognitive Surplus will change the world” coined the term “Cognitive Surplus” to “describe the free time that people have…to engage in collaborative activities” particularly online. People worldwide are allocating their free time to connecting with each other instead of passively watching TV alone. Fueled by enthusiasm and passion, they are using their creative energy outside of work to fulfill social goals, not economic ones.

M/C Journal: "Stigmergic Collaboration: The Evolution of Group Work" Introduction 1The steady rise of Wikipedia.org and the Open Source software movement has been one of the big surprises of the 21st century, threatening stalwarts such as Microsoft and Britannica, while simultaneously offering insights into the emergence of large-scale peer production and the growth of gift economies. 2Many questions arise when confronted with the streamlined efficacy and apparent lack of organisation and motivation of these new global enterprises, not least “how does this work?” Stigmergic collaboration provides a hypothesis as to how the collaborative process could jump from being untenable with numbers above 25 people, towards becoming a new driver in global society with numbers well over 25,000.

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