Open Innovation and Technological Singularity

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Hélio Lemes Costa Jr.

Technological singularity is the term used by Raymond Kurzweil to define the prediction that, in a few decades, men and technology will be integrated and inseparable, in a way that the presence of technological development will simply not be noticeable. Cybernetic organisms, the cyborgs, will be common and the technologies will no longer be used only to repair human physical disabilities, but to broaden their physical capacity and their senses, memory and reasoning. Continuar lendo

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Innovation and uncertainty: who decides what to invest in?

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Rafael Levy

An article was published at the newspaper Brasil Econômico (http://www.abegas.org.br/Site/?p=32670) on January 1st, about the new National Agency of Petroleum‘s (ANP) restrictive rules for investments in RD by the oil companies for petroleum production.

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The 7th Edition of Campus Party Brazil is on its way

The world’s major event on technology, innovation and digital culture will take place, for the seventh time, between January 27 and February 2, at Anhembi Parque, in São Paulo. Among the attractions there will be Bruce Dickinson, Iron Maiden’s vocal, who will not only discuss about rock only, but also about his experience in the creation and management of companies. Read more at (in portuguese)

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PwC receives SAP® North America Regional Partner Excellence Award 2014 on innovation

PwC US is the winner of the SAP® North America Regional Partner Excellence Award 2014 in the area of innovation. The awards were presented by SAP for the SAP’s partners of best performance in North America, which have given notable contributions that have impacted the overall success of clients using SAP applications. Read more at (in portuguese)

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Innovation became secondary during CES

The world’s major event in electronic products in the world is still a spectacle, but does not have the flavor of novelty as before. Marissa Mayer and the rapper 50 Cent. Budgee, the robot, the drone Parrot, smart watches and TVs with curve display were reunited in a Hollywoodian atmosphere. All that took place at the Consumer Electronic Show  -  CES, the famous ‘Woodstock of technology’ which ended last week. Read more at (in portuguese)

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The city of Canoas will have a Nucleus of Innovation in 2014

The city of Canoas, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, has launched last January 14th, the Nucleus of Innovation, an initiative that will bring experts to discuss solutions and innovative alternatives to give answers to the city’s demands. Read more at (in portuguese)

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What have you recently learned in innovation management that you would like to share?

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Why does not make sense to talk about innovation

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Bruno Rondani

Talk about innovation revives my senses and inspires me. Yesterday, however,
in front of the computer, with so many ideas and learnings in my head, I started to think and I refused to write. Because talking and writing about innovation is redundance, would be better to act. So, something told me that the only way not to be redundant is telling the true, say for innovation what matters is that we act, not speak. Say that innovation is more than eight letters forming a buzzword, innovation is verb, not substantive. Continuar lendo

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Innovation in Services

foto_ClaudioPinhanezCláudio Pinhanez talks about Innovation in Services, a theme he has presented at Open Innovation Week.

Claudio Pinhanez is a professor, researchers and scientist in services. He leads the research group on Service Systems at the IBM Research Lab in Brazil, working on analysis of social media, ubiquitous computing, computer interfaces, and design services. Claudio has obtained his PhD in MIT on Media Laboratory and was a researcher at IBM Research in New York from 1999 to 2009.

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Near Future Design: the perception of a “new possible” and a new role for Design

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What is the future? By Oriana Persico and Salvatore Iaconesi.

The future does not exist. It is a performance to which we all take part in, establishing a global conversation, making decisions and embracing directions. Each time we do this, we push our perception of “what is possible” a little further beyond.
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