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philippe Philippe MEDA from 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.

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Tim Cook's doctrine
April 20, 2024 by philippe

Tim Cook's doctrine

In January 2009, Tim Cook, at the time Acting Apple CEO, was laying off his doctrine during Apple's first Earnings Call of the year: We believe that we’re on the face of the Earth to make great products, and that’s not changing. We’re constantly focusing...

China might be on the brink of 'involution'
April 19, 2024 by philippe

China might be on the brink of 'involution'

The term "involution" has recently appeared more and more in China. At the core of the issue is China's manufacturing overcapacity issue, which has built over two decades of global trading with the West, and how it developed in a flood of cheap goods that benefit...

🟢 My Big Technology Framework - Part 4. The bottleneck crunch
Members April 19, 2024 by philippe

🟢 My Big Technology Framework - Part 4. The bottleneck crunch

For the next few weeks, I'm taking up the challenge of explaining all the mechanisms at play that lead a technological invention to become an innovation in the market. Which is probably more difficult than what physicists do when they try to explain the universe : )

Humane AI Pin? Not even close...
April 11, 2024 by philippe in Hot Takes

Humane AI Pin? Not even close...

Tech journalists have started reviewing the first Humane "AI" Pins out of production, and as expected, they're a disaster—or, if you want to be nice about it, one of the most expensive proofs of concept in recent years. That raises the second question: should you...

Infrastructure is eating the world...
April 10, 2024 by philippe

Infrastructure is eating the world...

Marc Andreessen is certainly famous for coining the notion that "software is eating the world." It was circa 2011, and since then, software has eaten the world. Meaning that every aspect of business and any corner of any market is now a) connected and b) dependent on only...