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Date: Fri,  7 Nov 2008 22:06:45 +0000 (GMT)
Subject: [Humanist]  22.305 new on WWW Ubiquity for 7 November


                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 22, No. 305.
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        Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2008 13:03:06 +0000
        From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty-AT-mccarty.org.uk>
        Subject: UBIQUITY - NEW ISSUE ALERT


This Week in Ubiquity:
November 4 -- 10, 2008

UBIQUITY CLASSICS

An Interview with Frans Johansson on the Medici
Effect<http://www.acm.org/ubiquity/> 

In this time of recession, innovation has jumped to the fore in many
people's minds. How can we create new value through innovations and pull
our individual compani es out of the doldrums? In 2004, Frans Johansson
publish ed his book, "The Medici Effect," where he discussed how
crossing community boundaries leads to innovations, and h e said that
the most effective way to create the cross ing is to mix people from the
communities in a common setting. Ubiquity editor John Gehl spoke with
Johansso n shortly after the book was published. Johansson's wor ds are
worth thinking about now as we reflect on what we all must do next. 

Peter Denning Editor

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Ubiquity welcomes the submissions of articles from everyone  
interested in the future of information technology.
Everything published in Ubiquity is copyrighted (c)2008 by  
the ACM and the individual authors.

To submit feedback about ACM Ubiquity, contact ubiquity-AT-acm. 
org<mailto:ubiquity-AT-acm.org>.

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