Contracts, Simplified

Portions of the below are from a forthcoming article in the [Tampa] Bay Area Business Magazine. If you’re going to start a Company 2.0, you’re going to memorialize your agreements with the other folks helping you out. You’ll need some contracts. Most contracts have two parties, a buyer and a seller.  When you boil an…

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Introducing Company 2.0

How do you start a company if all you’ve got is a good idea for one?  Can the net help?  Can the crowd supply all the bazillion other things that a startup requires in order to turn a good idea into a product or service?  Can these things be open to everyone in any meaningful…

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Taking Society to the Net

Remarks delivered at the Sarasota International Design Summit 27 Oct 2008 Part 2 Taking Society to the Net This portion of the lecture was heavily inspired by the brilliant and visionary work of my dear friend and philosophical mentor, Mark Pesce.  Thank you, Mark, for your fecund cranium! The modern rate of innovation knows no…

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A cosmic perspective.

Remarks delivered at the Sarasota International Design Summit, 27 Oct 2008 Part 1 Cosmic Innovation It is said that we live in an age of unprecedented innovation.  Actually, that’s a bit redundant.  Innovation invokes the unprecedented by definition; all innovation creates something having no precedent, something that did not exist before.  At the moment of…

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