It’s August, and for many children that means back-to-school time is already here or just around the corner. Kids all over are preparing for the year to come – and some are looking forward to it with excitement, some with anxiety.
Tag archives: Networked Society
In my most recent post, I wrote about the way that the digital transformation of businesses around the world has had a disruptive effect on the market.
Leaders of major companies are being challenged as the physical business-fulfillment model that has been the norm for more than 200 years is replaced with its digital offspring.
Of all of the insights listed in the discussion paper Changing the Game Before the Game Changes You, the digital transformation of businesses around the world is the most disruptive. It is also the most important for companies to understand because of the impact it is having on most industries and the way leaders run [...]
It has been said that more will change in the next 10 years than in the previous 100. It sounds daunting, doesn’t it? That’s why, in collaboration with Jason Hoffman, founder and CTO of cloud infrastructure company Joyent, I have put together a discussion paper called Changing the Game Before the Game Changes You.
We have been supporting Technology for Good and the use of social media to spread the word on the importance of sustainability issues for some time now and we continue to develop new opportunities for engagement. One of the greatest engagement platforms is the Social Good Summit. We are pleased to partner again this year [...]
All kids born in 2012 will have dual citizenship; one, or several will be connected to their parents and where they were born, and one will be in the Networked Society.
The number of digital natives is growing. By 2020, there will be approximately 4.25 billion ‘digital natives’ under the age of 34. The number of ‘net experienced’ people in the aging part of the population is also growing – what will this mean for the Networked Society?
When I was young, dating – or at least trying to date – consisted of slipping a note into a girl’s locker, or shuffling nervously towards her to ask her out with my friends offering humiliating support in the background.
Our kids don’t understand why we brought lighters to concerts or how we shared the experiences from live events with our friends. What they do know is that the smartphone is an enabler for sharing all of their experiences, and events, whether they’re local or global. This year, the Olympics will be a true networked [...]
People will be glued to their TV screens this week as they watch the opening of the Olympic Games in London, cheering their countries as they compete for gold.