• Your Very Own Big Data Tool For Shopping.
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    If you stop and think about it for a moment, in the palm of your hands, you carry around your own big data tool. No longer bound by what companies decide customers can have access to, we can scan bar codes, compare prices, check reviews or snap a picture and ask our friends for advice. Consumers have more power than ever before in the shopping experience and as a result, companies are responding with rich information and social capabilities optimized for every screen (InMobi), while…

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  • Pinpointing This Week: Disruption Is Here.
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    There has been more change in the last 50 years than in all of our human history (economics, agriculture, technology, environment, etc..). Although we tend to have a mostly linear view of technological progress rather than an exponential view, if we use the above metric, in the next 100 years we won’t experience 100 years of technological progress, at today’s rate we’ll experience 20,000 years’ worth. Pretty heady stuff right? There are now 7.2 billion people on the…

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