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5 Ways To Beat The Digital Disruption Curse
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majenkins
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majenkins,
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8/20/2014 | 9:46:51 AM
Re: Bladerunner Analogy Holds True
More than a bit forced IMO.
SaneIT
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8/20/2014 | 7:50:51 AM
Re: Keep tinkering
I was popping in to agree that the tinkering needed to stop.  There's a saying a group that I used to work with used "Steal our stuff and make it yours".  That sounds like they encouraged tinkering but in reality it meant, this works, customize it to fit your situation.  There is a difference.  I see many people sit there and pick at a project, change, pick, change, pick until the thing falls apart because no one has any idea where the thing is actually headed.  Making course adjustments is necessary and expected but new icons on your app every month or so because you keep finding cooler looking ones just frustrates users.  
Thomas Claburn
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8/19/2014 | 6:22:44 PM
Re: Pan Am in science fiction
You know there's a Blade Runner sequel in the works:

http://www.theguardian.com/film/2014/may/16/blade-runner-sequel-harrison-ford-invite-ridley-scott

Does that mean defunct businesses get a second chance?
Shane M. O'Neill
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Shane M. O'Neill,
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8/19/2014 | 4:00:32 PM
Re: Keep tinkering
Definitely keep tinkering. I think what Pete meant by Stop Tinkering was to stop testing and perfecting and just release the damn thing. But the tinkering must go on. Till death we tinker.   
David F. Carr
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8/19/2014 | 1:32:31 PM
Pan Am in science fiction
I didn't remember that Pan Am made it into Blade Runner, but it was also the featured airline of 2001: A Space Odyssey. Pan Am was gone by 1991 (not that commercial space travel arrived on schedule, either).

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"Orion III spaceplane Airfix" by Geni - Photo by user:geni Model by airfix. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.
D. Henschen
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D. Henschen,
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8/19/2014 | 1:29:11 PM
Bladerunner Analogy Holds True
Is Bladerunner really that old? No wonder Harrison Ford was such a zombie on the last Oscars telecast.

Seriously, I like this analogy (if a bit forced here and there) and think that companies have to avoid Replicant syndrome. Sometimes it feels like I'm reading the same social-network-customer-intelligence and Internet-of-things predictive maintenance big data use-case scenarios over and over again. The innovators coming up with truly unique applications are probably keeping quiet about what they've come up with, for fear they'll breed a fresh crop of corporate Replicants!
Laurianne
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Laurianne,
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8/19/2014 | 1:27:54 PM
Keep tinkering
For #3, better title might be Keep Tinkering. Don't wait too long to release -- and then keep tinkering, a la Facebook, Twitter and Netflix. Right?
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