• NANCY’S BLOG:  Why (and How) Gigaom Change.
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    Several years ago New York Times media futurist, Nick Bilton, described our need to take in ever growing amounts of information in three sizes: bytes, snacks and meals. While I’ve used that framework for many years, I’m wondering if there is a new addition: the blur. Those are the hundreds of headlines I scroll through quickly several times a day on Twitter, Facebook. Linkedin, Medium, Google Alerts, curated eblasts/newsletters, and now via personalized news…

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  • NANCY’S BLOG: 2016… See You In The Arena!
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    “It is not the critic who counts; nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends…

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  • Call To Action: Five Major Ways In Which The World Is About To Change.
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    IoT doesn’t just expand the possibilities of computing, but “fundamentally redefines it and is a game-changer for almost every part of the economy with the capacity to solve the greatest social and business challenges of our time.” So believes Doug Davis, senior VP and GM of the Internet of Things Group at Intel. “Every overnight sensation is 20 years in the making,” and we’re now at a point in time where our collective ability to truly solve some of the world’s…

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  • Call To Action: “How Do You Unleash A Billion People To Solve The World’s Biggest Problems?”
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    At first glance it might appear that the Billionaire’s Institute is some kind of club for the elite echelon who have the kind of wealth most people can’t even imagine… not even close. Becky Kanis Margiotta and her friend Joe McCannon co-founded The Billions Institute to answer one question: “how do we unleash a billion people to solve the world’s biggest problems in the next 50 years?” Part of that question then became, how quickly can…

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  • Call To Action: An Economic Game Changer That Anyone Can Participate In.
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    In 15 years the emerging field of biomimicry could represent $300 billion annually of U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) in 2010 dollars, according to this report; it could account for 1.6 million U.S. jobs and provide another $50 billion in terms of mitigating the depletion of natural resources and reducing CO2 pollution; and globally, biomimicry could represent about $1.0 trillion of GDP in 15 years. An economic game changer in other words. This week marks the next round of…

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