Jesse Schell on the the future of games

This is a very good talk from Jesse Schell at DICE 2010 in Las Vegas. It’s rare that online videos are worth 30 minutes of your time, but this one is. Issues covered: How gaming can be used in marketing. …

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Marketing circumcisions

How on earth would you advertise your services if you were offering circumcisions? This is a synopsis of a Facebook conversation. POST: Circumcision leaflets through your door as junk mail, welcome to London, E1. POST: Are they advertising that they …

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How near is Facebook Bank plc?

New competitors for established businesses can come from surprising places. If all a bank does is monitor competition from other banks they could be in for a surprise or two. Here are a couple of lines from CNN: “It’s become …

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Anatomy of a successful social network

How many hours a week do you spend on Bebo, Facebook or MySpace? I read this on Shuzak.com: “The Nobel Prize winning free-market economist, Milton Friedman, believed that when left alone, people will intelligently act in their own best interest, …

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User generated newspapers

We’ll be cooking our own food in restaurants next! Or making our beds in hotels! Essentially a free newspaper is going to pay bloggers and then use some of the content in their newspaper. Fabulously simple remodeling of the whole …

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