Philippe MEDA

Philippe MEDA

Haarlem
Philippe has worked with hundreds of startups since 2007, consulted for dozens of multinationals on rupture innovation and corporate incubation. He also commits classes for MBAs in Paris and Shanghai.
Sep
23
๐Ÿงฌ Digital? It's not only pizza-delivery!

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

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)

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

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)

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
Sep
16
๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป The Verge redesign matters (for us, too)

๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป The Verge redesign matters (for us, too)

The Verge is one of the most famous consumer electronics and technology news websites. As of yesterday, they fully redesigned
6 min read
Sep
14
๐Ÿค– Does an AI have the right to produce art?

๐Ÿค– Does an AI have the right to produce art?

Two weeks ago, a composition won the first prize at the Colorado State Fair. This composition wasn't produced by an
2 min read
Sep
13
๐Ÿฅธ Sales are a vanity metric

๐Ÿฅธ Sales are a vanity metric

In the context of a looming recession, most governments think again that maybe big tech should start paying a fairer
2 min read
Sep
12
๐Ÿ””The iPhone is wiggling

๐Ÿ””The iPhone is wiggling

This August, I translated and updated an article from 2013 about how innovation is a cycle of reimagination, diversification, and
3 min read
Sep
09
โฎ [ Looking back at ] the rise of China

โฎ [ Looking back at ] the rise of China

The last episode of this week's Looking Back series will be about China. How can I avoid this hot topic
7 min read