Category Archives: User Generated Products

Making your own life

A great example of the power of creativity in combination with a strong wish. Would love to hear him speak at a conference… via Lifehacking.nl 

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I am the Media

Thanks to David Armano

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Taking back space

You probably heard that In Sao Paolo Billboards are illegal? Well there are other ways of taking back public space.. Below is a clip about the Pixelator rom Jason Eppink. The Abstractor from Ji Lee is kind of the same … Continue reading

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Personal Fabrication on TED Talks

Very inspirational clip with Neil Gerschenfield on TED Talks about Personal (Digital) Fabrication. Especially after 1/3 of the clip when he starts about Digital Fabrication where computer are tools and products are created through code. Talking about FabLabs which are … Continue reading

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Engage and Die

Just posted a comment on Communities Dominate Brands. Found it worthwhile to post it here. It is about social networks/communities build around companies. Basically the advice I see regularly is to engage with your customer. This can be done through … Continue reading

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Fields Of Creation

Well. Finally I finished a presentation in which I combine many of my thoughts and beliefs. It is the most personal set of thoughts yet. Like everything I produce still work in progress. Have a look at the presentation. Like … Continue reading

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Pepsi’s new designs for cans

Just read on a dutch blog about Pepsi’s new cans. With these new designs(35) they try to attract the youth and hope that they will choose Pepsi over Coca Cola. Designs are for example about music, cars, and sport. People … Continue reading

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In the end there are only two markets: those who handle the customer and those who don’t

Two articles that confirm my creeping thought of the polarisation of the the valuechain Cutting out the middle: distribution and marketing. Excerpt from Seth Godin’s post about web4: I’m about to buy something from a vendor (in a store with a … Continue reading

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The Boutique Era

Via Ben Rowe I read this post from Tara Hunt(I will follow her now). She explains the generation/group of people who are favouring the small local shops above mass consumption/production. The Boutique Era don’t look at their habits as ‘better’ … Continue reading

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Prada Phone

So when will we see the first Visa device, BMW device, Porsche device and maybe hmm.. Raimo device??(User Generated Phones can that be the future?) Seriously.. You see that big scale companies have difficulties managing the customer. Their brand just … Continue reading

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