At this Deakins 09 lecture, renowned international design thinker, Ezio Manzini explores the growing global wave of social innovation. Manzini describes social innovation as a fundamental shift towards a new paradigm of business and lifestyle underpinned by sustainable values. Manzini will describe how institutions, enterprises, non-profit organisations,…
BAIA is currently seeking two (2) responsible, motivated, proactive volunteer trainees to assist with a series of critical projects. This is a great opportunity for Italian students or recent graduates who wish to gain significant work/life experience in the Bay Area.
If you are passionate about learning from established professionals in the Bay Area and are a self-starter with a "can-do"… Continue
During his D8 interview, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer referred to Google as a “behemoth,” a word that’s long been used to describe Microsoft. In the video, Ballmer talks about Microsoft’s rivalry with Google in search, the cloud and…
Now back for the third year running, the International Forum on Enterprise 2.0 has consolidated its position as a leading European event on the topic of Enterprise 2.0 and Innovation. A new formula full of rich content: over forty international speaker, six workshop, three parallel tracks, a BarCamp and an Expo Pavillon.
Blaise Aguera y Arcas leads a dazzling demo of Photosynth, software that could transform the way we look at digital images. Using still photos culled from the Web, Photosynth builds breathtaking dreamscapes and lets us navigate them. I am amazed by the idea. What do you…
The St. Gallen Symposium is the worlds leading platform for dialogue on key issues in management, the entrepreneurial environment and the interfaces between business, politics and civil society.
Every year in May for 40 years, it has brought together a global target group of entrepreneurs, top managers, politicians, academics, decision-makers from civil society and students at the University of St. Gallen in…
I found this video on siliconvalleyitalia.com - great italian blog about innovation, creativity and business made by Fabrizio Capobianco, founder and CEO of Funambol, mobile app company from Pavia and Silicon Valley. Here you can hear about this success…
The UKTI Italy Investment Team celebrated their traditional prize-giving ceremony the UK-Italy Business Awards on 20 January 2010 . This is the main event through which the Italy-based team acknowledges the success of Italian investments in the UK.
Do you want to create an innovative and successful start-up? 12th April - 17st September 2010 - Final: 26th october 2010 The Start Cup Milano Lombardia is the business plan competition promoted by five universities of the Lombardy region - Politecnico di Milano, Università degli Studi di Milano, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Università degli Studi di… Continue
Quants are the math wizards and computer programmers in the engine room of our global financial system who designed the financial products that almost crashed Wall st. The credit crunch has shown how the global financial system has become increasingly dependent on mathematical models trying to quantify human (economic) behaviour. Now the quants are at the heart of yet another technological revolution in finance: trading at the speed of light.
London, England (CNN) -- A new type of tidal turbine which its creators describe as an "underwater kite" has taken a step closer to becoming commercially available.
"Deep Green," developed by Swedish start-up Minesto, has just secured €2 million ($2.5 million) from…Continue
IT’S Earth Day, and among the many activities planned for students at the Lagunitas school campus, about 30 miles north of San Francisco, is a field trip to visit a solar power installation, where they will learn how photovoltaic technology converts the sun’s energy to electricity.
But they won’t need permission slips from… Continue
Facebook last week announced a new way to express your interests -- a "Like" button that's set to appear all around the web. Click the button, and the Web page is shared with your friends.
What's more, every "Like" you submit ensures Facebook (and its partner sites) can deliver a more personalized experience to you.
It's a simple yet powerful feature -- one… Continue