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June 24, 2011

Everything is a remix

Filed under: life — Tags: , , — zproxy @ 12:10 pm

Today I found a nice series on creativity – Everything Is A Remix - via Scott.

Creativity requires influence

Ideas are made of other ideas

Multiple discovery. Copying is creativity. Ideas are combined

[...] copying is one of the best ways of learning, growing, evaluating, and exploring

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June 21, 2011

World’s Biggest PAC-MAN

Filed under: jsc — Tags: , , , — zproxy @ 1:52 am

Only a few years ago I had this idea to have a JSC branded PAC MAN multiplayer game.

Today, I found this via RLammle:

For my amusement I found it rather remarkable to be able to log in with facebook connect and use my tablet to ink a new maze for others to play later.

It would be awesome if a future version of JSC would include a C# project template to create something like this.

What if it would be applied to other simple games? What if actual applications could be extended by crowd sourcing?

Above video by Pavel was found thanks to geeksaresexy.com

 

 

June 20, 2011

Marketing management is now tribal leadership

Filed under: life — Tags: , , , — zproxy @ 7:38 am

[...] Software that’s boring will never turn into a movement

  • Who can I reach?
  • Will they talk about it with their peers?
  • Can I earn and maintain permission to continue the conversation

[...] Grinding out code is not on top of the  hierarchy of value. Creating and inventing interesting solutions is on the top of the hierarchy of value.

  • Once they learn about the utility offered will they pay for it

[..] Free is the most powerful marketing tool ever. If it is free then trial is more likely. If tiral leads to someone  becoming connected to a group  they do not want to become disconnected from they will start paying because that value has been proven.

[...] Implementation can be outsourced. Brilliant design can not.

[...] Be the change you wish to see in the world. – Gandhi
  • Be relational!
  • Be a storyteller!
  • Be a little bit crazy!

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June 10, 2011

Milk, Milk, Milk – Not Milk! Ideas that spread, Win!

Filed under: video — Tags: , , , , , — zproxy @ 9:07 pm

remarkable: extraordinary, unusual

Cows are invisible. Nobody sees them.

If the cow was purple, you would notice it for a while.

Core rules – Figure out what people want and give it to them!

  • Design is free if you get to scale
  • The riskiest thing to do now is to be safe
  • Figure out who does care

Is your product remarkable?

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June 9, 2011

Enchantment

Filed under: life — Tags: , — zproxy @ 3:29 am

enchantmentattractionfascinationhappiness

It is the dim haze of mystery that adds enchantment to pursuit. - Antoine Rivarol
Thanks to Angela I learned today about the book “Enchantment “  which explains when and why enchantment is necessary.
[...] Always return every electronic communication…the same day you receive it
  1. Always be likable
  2. Always be trustworthy
  3. Be Deep, Intelligent, Complete, Empowering and Elegant
  4. Always be answering
  5. Always be linking
  6. Always be monitoring
  7. Always be photographing
  8. Always be commeting
  9. Always be thanking
  10. Always be disclosing
  11. Always be repeating
  12. Always be restraining
  13. Always have consistent fresh content
  14. Always be charming and irresistible
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