Tag: ecosystem

Lessons from Sports in Social Media

July 4th, 2014   •   no comments   

All eyes will be on Neymar tonight (courtesy of Happy Holidays 2014)

Tonight (or tomorrow afternoon), soccer fans around the world will be eagerly catching two monumental World Cup 2014 quarter final matches: France vs Germany and Brazil vs Colombia. While many would catch it on TV, I bet that their fingers will be actively updating their Facebook pages, Twitter and Google+ accounts while watching the “beautiful game”.

Indeed, sports and social media is a match made in heaven. The instantaneous, intimate and interactive nature of social and mobile technologies make them perfect platforms to fuel our sporting desires.

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Metamorphosis – 5 Life Lessons from Lyssa Zampa

June 6th, 2014   •   1 comment   

Metamorphosis – 5 Life Lessons from Lyssa Zampa 
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I’ve always been fascinated with the metamorphosis of moths and butterflies.

How in the world does an ugly, leaf munching caterpillar transform into a beautiful, flower sipping butterfly?

Or perhaps a handsome tropical swallowtail moth aka Lyssa zampa (in Singapore’s context).
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The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing (Book Review)

January 3rd, 2012   •   no comments   

Every now and then, you pick up a book which offer such a compelling new idea that you simply cannot put down. The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing by Lisa Gansky is one such title.

In an increasingly crowded, economically uncertain, and enviromentally damaged world, people are becoming increasingly wary about the financial and personal burden of buying and owning stuff. Aided by social media, wireless networks and data crunched from every available source, people are moving towards sharing goods and services at the point of need.

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