Moving World Wednesday 11/07/2012

STATS

There are 2.27 billion global internet users (up from 500 million 10 years ago)
Evolution of the Web

10 years ago Apple didn’t even make the list of the “world’s most valuable companies”. Today it is No.1, with a market cap of $541 billion – that’s more than 20 times what it was worth in 2002.
Source: ‘Microsoft’s Lost Decade’, Vanity Fair, Aug 2012

NEWS AND VIEWS

Friendly failing
http://www.avc.com/a_vc/2012/07/feature-friday-friendly-failing.html

MB’s Fiona on teaching creativity
Moving Brands blog

Hacker Hostels for those on the “bottom rung of the Silicon Valley ladder”
New York Times


PRODUCT

Apps within apps (Via MB’s Scott E – sparking a debate about whether the term ‘app’ is ultimately doomed)

Tactile touch-screen interfaces

Hacking hearing – two interesting tech responses to deafness

and here

PHOTO

A simple illustration to convey a huge shift in thinking – see the picture to the left.

VIDEO

In the wake of BA’s slightly odd Olympics campaign urging Brits *not* to fly, this adds to the weirdness

LOLs

Ken Block turns SF into his own personal joy-riding playground

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