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Where I Think The Bus Should Go: Communities Of Innovation

[Author’s Note: TL;DR – This is a really long blog post that outlines a vision for the future of innovation based on nearly a decade of my experiences as a community organizer, and relates some of my feelings about the … Continue reading

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The 7 Deadly Sins That Kill Innovation In Your Organization

This Is Not A Religious Screed Let me just get that out of the way right up front. I am not at all a religious person – but I have to say that I feel this metaphor will ring true … Continue reading

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Self-organization and the StartupBus Community

Too Long, Didn’t Read A brief explanation before we dive into a very long longform post; when I first set out to write this, I had two goals: to tell the world more about the StartupBus community, and demonstrate that … Continue reading

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What’s So Great About Hackathons?

Hackathon? What’s That? I’m sure many folks unfamiliar with the phrase “hackathon” will wonder whether it involves breaking in to a computer or telecommunications system and “hacking” passwords or some such security thing. Mass media and other government / special … Continue reading

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Reprint: “Of Witchcraft, Brewsters and Beer”

Preface – How I Learned the True Tale of the Witch I first met noted beer anthropologist Alan Eames in 2006 when he (along with comic artist Stephen Bissette and Joe Citro) organized the first (and sadly, only) “Lovecraft In … Continue reading

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