Microwaves singing X-mas songs

20. December 2008

Most probably they have a little too much time or its suppposed to be a viral marketing video for a microwave company. watch this video . Well done!

posted by Florian M. Stieger

Building the Next Generation Company: Innovation, Talent, Excellence | MIT World

13. December 2008

Helmut F. Karner posted this link to the video from MIT World with John Chambers from Cisco. Listen & watch his and his company approach to collaboration, “the phase two of the internet” and the changes on the organisation they implemented at cisco. Enjoy!

posted by Florian M. Stieger

And the winners were…

8. December 2008

The economist, a business publication, recognises successful innovators through a yearly innovation award in eight categories. Here are this year’s winners:

  • Bioscience: Martin Evens, director of the school of biosciences and professor of mammalian genetics at Cardiff University, for his work in stem-call research and the development of “knockout” mice.
  • Business Process: Jimmy Wales of Wikipedia for the promotion of online public collaboration as means of content development.
  • Computing and Telecommunications: Matti Makkonen for the development of Short Message Service (SMS), or text messaging.
  • Consumer Products and Services: Steve Chen and Chad Hurley of YouTube for creating an easy way to share video.
  • Energy and Environment: Arthur Rosenfeld for his promotion of energy efficiency.
  • No Boundaries: Sumio Iijima for the discovery of carbon nanotubes.
  • Social and Economic Innovation: Bill Gates and Melinda Gates for developing of a philanthropic support platform.
  • Corporate Innovation: Nokia for its ability to respond tp social and technological trends while maintaining its position as the world’s largest handset-maker.


Mr Wikipedia, Source: economist.com


By Bernhard Hoetzl