Tag Archives: global

A whole new web

The “Rest of world” can now afford to buy a phone. People who never thought they could afford one will own one by 2009. Those with 50 euro budgets can now afford cheap smart phones that let them surf the … Continue reading

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Design for an emerging world

The Torino World Design Capital 2008 website has just published my opinion piece written for them, here’s a longish excerpt to encourage you to read the whole article. Poverty, culture and the environment are the three global megatrends that are … Continue reading

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Pondering the mobile innovation divide

Vanderbeeken has an interesting post up on Putting People First today, one that made me think about the possible reasons why mobile services and application areas in the developed world (read the United States) are a bit behind the rest … Continue reading

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