Innovation Copilots
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Sep
30

๐ŸŽฎ Google kills Stadia; speaks about how incumbent it is, and maybe not a platform anymore

Yesterday, Google killed Stadia, their game streaming project. A message about Stadia and our long term streaming strategyWeโ€™ve made
3 min read
Sep
29

๐Ÿ”ด What is a canary in the coal mine?

One innovation tool we often use is the "canary in the coal mine." I've been illustrating and writing about quite a few in different contexts these last few years but never really explained the tool and how to use it. So, here goes...
4 min read
Sep
28

๐Ÿง What is the age of the captain?

In 2018, a 5th grader mathematics problem given in a school in China took some part of the internet by
3 min read
Sep
27

๐Ÿค‘ Wide vs Deep, the margin strategy of innovators

For years, Apple has been vastly underrated in many sectors, such as mobile or games, and now as an ad
3 min read
Sep
26

๐Ÿค– Siemens is digesting, rebranding, and moving in, to a no-nonsense Industrial Metaverse

Last July, Siemens unveiled their new business accelerator dedicated to the metaverse. And before you start running away, thinking they
2 min read
Sep
23

๐Ÿงฌ Digital? It's not only pizza-delivery!

Most of the tech and digital news this year have been rather depressing if you ask me. Between Andreessen Horowitz
1 min read
Sep
22

๐Ÿ˜ฑ Tardigrade vs. Zombie technologies

To end the week, I'd like to share an interesting find about a legacy technology that still survives against all
3 min read
Sep
21

๐Ÿ”ด How to kill a Facebook (or any network effect-based business for that matter)

We talked many times over about network effects and their indisputable power. The question today is: Is there a self-defense manual against them? Or "How to kill a Facebook"?
8 min read
Sep
20

๐Ÿช† The Russian brain drain

Fascinating tweet from Johannes Wachs a few days ago: Preprint day: I measure developer brain drain from Russia since the
2 min read
Sep
19

๐Ÿš€ Do we need more Silicon Valleys? (No)

I have been historically doubtful of reproducing innovation models imported from other cultures and ecosystems โ€“ I've been very polite right
3 min read