Learning about innovation from Mr. Edison and his phonograph – Wally Bock

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Great post from Wally Bock Most people think of Thomas Edison as a lone inventor and marketing genius. But history teaches different lessons. Here are some from Edison’s invention of the phonograph. Not so “lone” after all Edison was no “lone” inventor. He set up the prototype of the modern industrial laboratory. He filled the place with people of diverse …

Social Media data and real time analytics – UK Parliament Select Committee

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Image from Science and Technology Committee Mick gave oral evidence at the UK Parliament Science and Technology Select Committee for their inquiry into Social media data and real time analytics. He was doing this as Visiting Professor at the University of Leeds, representing the new Consumer Data Research Centre. The University of Leeds had previously submitted written evidence. Key points were: Big Data and …