Inspiration

The Power of Unintelligence

You’ll recognize the feeling. You’ve had this itch, this foreboding, maybe an important idea or the like, for a long time. Then you’re suddenly reading about it. Big relief. The ‘I’m not alone’ relief.

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Surprise: Your Cyber Security Sucks

Sometimes reality beats Hollywood by orders of magnitude. Here’s one such case: Your cybersecurity sucks. Seriously. It’s embarassing. We’ve been pouring billions into cyber defence and cyber security for years. We’ve become good at it. Or so we thought. Then the war came. With the war came the truth. We’ve…

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You Need a Business Prenup: Exit Strategy

Fast paced change means that nothing lasts. Not solutions or products, not business relations or partnerships, not requirements, not even competence. The ‘life cycle’ of just about everything is shorter than ever – and shrinking. Even businesses have shorter lifespan than they used to. There is a good reason for that: They fail to adjust.

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Is War Good for Business?

War is obviously good for some businesses. But is it good for society? ‘Of course not’ is most likely your immediate response. And certainly mine. But not so fast. It’s complicated …

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Get Inspired: The (creative) itch

Creativity is fascinating. And creativity is usually triggered by something. A problem, an opportunity, a situation, a crisis, a need – or just an idea. Which turns into an itch, a desire to fix, alleviate, improve, invent …

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The as-a-Service Economy

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We’ve been in it for quite some time. But do we realize how much it has changed us? And how different it turned out compared to expectations?

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Why Spotify Wins

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I was upset. Joe Rogan was promoting dangerous lies and Spotify was supporting him. So I broke it off. To send a message. Inspired by Neil Young, Joni Mitchell and many other artists I highly respect. It didn’t last–and the reason is interesting.

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Life at the Edge

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Being ‘at the edge’ has a new meaning in the digital world. Incomprehensible to the layman, confusing to even technical people. But suddenly there’s help available. A new device makes the concept completely understandable. To anyone.

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Privacy? We Don’t Really Care …

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I’m not joking. Most people don’t care about privacy. If they did, social media and a lot of other things in the digital world would be different. Actually, if people were as concerned about privacy as the pundits and many lawmakers want us to be, the digital economy would be in shambles. 

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Who Owns the Data?

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You’re on vacation. You’re filming your loved ones in a famous setting. Or just filming a busy street, trying to save the energy of the moment for later enjoyment. The footage is yours, right? Not so fast…

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