Category Archives: Nonlinear Thinking

Nonlinear Thinking: The third industrial revolution begins

This is really good stuff from the Economist.   We were all over this three years ago. QUIRKY AND SHAPEWAYS are putting the tools of manufacturing into the hands of the masses using 3D printers and social networks. New products, designs … Continue reading

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Nonlinear Thinking: Boy Wonder – 60 Minutes

Great story! Meet Jack Andraka, a high school student who at age 15 developed a test that might save countless lives by detecting early pancreatic cancer. Morley Safer reports. – 60 Minutes (click here if video is not observable)

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Nonlinear Thinking: iLifeguards

Wow!  The robots are even coming for the lifeguards.  Maybe quantitative easing will help reduce unemployment on the beach. Amazing world we now live. Swimmers on Californian beaches are likely to be rescued by a different kind of lifeguard if … Continue reading

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Nonlinear Thinking: iMonitoring Heart Attacks

Freakin’ amazing! EPFL scientists have developed a tiny, portable personal blood testing laboratory: a minuscule device implanted just under the skin provides an immediate analysis of substances in the body, and a radio module transmits the results to a doctor … Continue reading

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Will 3D Printing Change the World? – PBSoffbook

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Nonlinear Thinking: iDoctors

One of our favorite technologies hits the mainstream media.   Revolutionary assuming the vested interests don’t squash it. Hat tip Larry Wagner! (click here if video is not observable)

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Nonlinear Thinking: Breast Tissue Screening Bra

This is very cool, especially given that we have three daughters. One of our favorite trends is mobile medical applications and devices. How do these rapid technological advances fit into macroeconomic models?  Most forecasts are going to be so far … Continue reading

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Nonlinear Thinking: Wireless Doctors

The wireless revolution in the delivery of health care services is coming,  folks.  We’ve been all over this story.  Click here, here, and here. Scanadu is a new company with a mission to give consumers affordable medical care alternatives and … Continue reading

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Charlie Rose: Google Ventures

Great dose of the business on “nonlinear thinking” and disruptive technologies. Bill Maris and Kevin Rose of Google Ventures,  talk with Charlie about the search for the Next Big Thing and the ever ending hunt for “entrepreneurs with a healthy … Continue reading

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Nonlinear Thinking: More New Industrial Revolution

Great lecture from Google Talks. Chris Anderson gives a great big picture view of the new revolution taking place and ready to accelerate.  Short Chimerica and get long the next big thing! He also lays it all out in his … Continue reading

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