Ile-Sans-Fil: Expérience de co-création technico-citoyenne

Ma présentation à propos du modèle communautaire de collaboration d’Ile-Sans-Fil au forum de créativité citoyenne de Mosaic/HEC est maintenant téléversée sur slideshare (et ici). Peu de mots, surtout des images et des concepts. Je vous ajoute le lien vers le vidéo de la présentation dès qu’on me le fait parvenir.

If you know your stuff, trust your guts!

“Take the well-known example of the Toyota Prius. This hybrid car was not the result of user-centered innovation”

Toyota started to design the Prius in 1994, when user-centered analysis and market data were pulling auto manufacturers in a different direction: toward heavy, gas-guzzling SUVs. The Prius was a proposal — a vision that came from a better understanding of the future evolution of the socio-cultural and economic scenario. Now, more than a decade after it was first launched, people like it, even if they did not ask for it when it was conceived. And thanks to its early start, Toyota is well ahead of its competitors.

Lesson: if you know your stuff, trust your guts.

[via Sci-Fi Hi-Fi: Weblog]

Google Buzz re-invents Gmail

You can begin to see where all this is going: the integration of Gmail, Buzz, Reader, Voice, Geo, Blogger, YouTube, Calendar, Contacts… Buzz is a game-changing first step, but when you think about where Google will take this over the next year it gets exciting.

Spot on (as always). This is much more about the integration/api than Buzz as a product in itself…

[Via Oreilly’s Radar]

Like little bubbles through time

This could be applied to so many industries…

“I think records were just a little bubble through time and those who made a living from them for a while were lucky. There is no reason why anyone should have made so much money from selling records except that everything was right for this period of time…It was a bit like if you had a source of whale blubber in the 1840s and it could be used as fuel. Before gas came along, if you traded in whale blubber, you were the richest man on Earth. Then gas came along and you’d be stuck with your whale blubber.”

Brian Eno (via Eric Case)

Related: “Over the next decade, every industry will undergo a transition from locked down and closed, to blown wide open” – (from my favstar list).