Seth's Blog: Thinking about business models
Because I've been thinking about business models.
1) What compelling reason exists for people to give you money? (or votes or donations) 2) How do you acquire what you're selling for less than it costs to sell it? 3) What structural insulation do you have from relentless commoditization and a price war? 4) How will strangers find out about the business and decide to become customers?Searching for Value in Ludicrous Ideas - Allison Arieff Blog - NYTimes.com
Article on invention and inspiration. Design.
the work of inventor/author/cartoonist/former urban planner Steven M. JohnsonCan Do - And the Pursuit of Happiness Blog - NYTimes.com
Maira Kalman: "Everything is invented. Language. Childhood Careers. Relationships. Religion. Philsophy. The Future. They are not there for the plucking."Michael Pritchard turns filthy water drinkable | Video on TED.com
One of the most revolutionary (and simple) inventions EVER in our history. He launched this only a few months ago, but you can be SURE that this will change the world dramatically.
Sistema que permite filtrar agua, eliminando bacterias y virus. Filtro de 20 nanometros.
I plan to use this video to inspire my students to be problem solvers. Prelude to the "We Can Change the World Challenge," maybe?Home | Element Four
Condenses pure drinking water from air, just like the water traps in Dune.
Tapping an unlimited source of fresh water The Element Four WaterMill provides fresh, potable water from an unlimited source: the air. It's the sustainable, elegantly designed solution to providing fresh water for your family, and the world.
A household device that pulls fresh, potable water from the air. If this is for real, it's incredible.
product called watermill turns air moisture into drinkable waterFull List - The 50 Worst Inventions - TIME
As 50 piores invenções pela revista Time.