Market size equals destiny. The big opportunity for the news industry in the next five to 10 years is to increase its market size 100x AND drop prices 10X. Become larger and much more important in the process.
"We are not here to do cute design work, develop an iPhone app, or make a strategy look better. We’re looking to rapidly develop, launch, and grow transformational digital products, platforms, and businesses. We are a combination of what venture capital, design, and management consulting firms do. " Great quote on innovation by Jeff Schumacher, CEO of Boston Consulting Group Digital Ventures.
TIME LAPSE MAP OF EVERY NUCLEAR EXPLOSION EVER ON EARTH
"Japanese artist Isao Hashimoto has created a beautiful, undeniably scary time-lapse map of the 2053 nuclear explosions which have taken place between 1945 and 1998, beginning with the Manhattan Project’s “Trinity” test near Los Alamos and concluding with Pakistan’s nuclear tests in May of 1998."
The Hive team have released v1.0 - a great milestone. Hive is a MacOS X Bitcoin wallet that focuses heavily on slick, professional UI and ease of use. It also has an integrated app store, with mini-apps inside it for services where you can spend (or buy) bitcoins.
It's open source, based on bitcoinj and talks directly to the P2P network as a result - no custom servers needed.