Bad sound quality is destroying the music business. The quality of sound delivered through typical ear bud headphones devalues the music according to Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre, who as a solution have created a line of high end headphones called Beats. In this article in the Financial Times, Iovine describes how he is trying [...]
I liked this blog post from entrepreneur Chris Dixon and decided to reproduce it in its entirety. Thanks Chris. Developing new startup ideas March 14th, 2010 | careers, product design, startups // })(); // ]]>If you want to start a company and are working on new ideas, here’s how I’ve always done it and how [...]
Research fresh out of Michigan State University, published online in the journal Computers in Human Behavior, suggests that of the 491 12-year-olds studied, the ones who play video games tend to be more creative, regardless of whether those games are violent–and that the more they play, the more creative they are.
Nokia has unveiled the first pedal-powered phone battery charger. According to the Financial Times cyclists will be able to plug their handsets into a charger mounted on their handlebars and connected to a dynamo that harnesses electricity from the wheels. It would take two-and-a- half hours for a cyclist riding at 15km an hour to [...]
Without a culture of creativity in a business and without resorting to just copying other people’s ideas (hello China), innovation becomes impossible. And innovation is what drives growth in the good times, and survival in challenging ones. The President of Ohio-based bathroom fixtures company Moen, David Lingafelter, is convinced that innovation driven by creativity is [...]
This bulb has built-in solar panels so it can be used in places off the grid. Made by Nokero the rain-proof light bulb is about the size of a standard incandescent bulb and contains a replaceable, rechargeable battery that can be charged during the day to provide light at night. Nokero says the N100 is [...]
Pop star Cee Lo Green will make about $20 million this year. His hit single “Forget You” (actually it’s not “Forget”, but another shorter word beginning with the same letter) became the 12th most downloaded track of all time. But his music sales represent only a small proportion of his earnings. The New York Times calculates [...]