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From Maker to Mogul: The Future of the Maker Movement in Business. My talk at the Hardware Innovation Workshop at PARC on May 15, 2012

From Maker to Mogul: The Future of the Maker Movement in Business. My talk at the Hardware Innovation Workshop at PARC on May 15, 2012

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  • Nice talk. I particularly like your statement 'Maintain your ecosystem: Create more value than you capture' on slide 25. This is an important point and the essence of synergy and value creation - not the typical win-lose mentality that pervades. More on synergy: http://goo.gl/wB9W0e
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  • A great presentation. I wish I had the opportunity to hear it IRL.
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  • 1. From Maker to Mogul: The Future of the Maker Movement in Business Tim O’Reilly May 15, 2012 Hardware Innovation WorkshopTuesday, May 15, 12
  • 2. We started out as a computer book publisherTuesday, May 15, 12
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  • 6. What We Really Do At OReilly § Find interesting technologies and people innovating from the edge § Amplify their effectiveness by spreading the information needed for others to follow them. § Our goal: “Changing the world by spreading the knowledge of innovators.”Tuesday, May 15, 12
  • 7. O’Reilly Radar Methodology § We “watch the alpha geeks” and think about the futures they are already living in § We then look for trend data that tells us that a particular future is becoming mainstream § We do our best to think about possible consequencesTuesday, May 15, 12
  • 8. O’Reilly Radar Methodology § We “watch the alpha geeks” and think about the futures they are already living in § We then look for trend data that tells us that a particular future is becoming mainstream § We do our best to think about possible consequencesTuesday, May 15, 12
  • 9. O’Reilly Media Hardware books circa 2004Tuesday, May 15, 12
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  • 12. Great things begin with smart people having fun... but they don’t end thereTuesday, May 15, 12
  • 13. Innovation as a four-cylinder engine Image source: http://www.musicombustion.com/engineering.htmlTuesday, May 15, 12
  • 14. 1. Have fun: How cool would it be to FLY?!!??Tuesday, May 15, 12
  • 15. Have fun! OMG, I could have my own computer!Tuesday, May 15, 12
  • 16. 2. Think big: “A PC on every desk and in every home.”Tuesday, May 15, 12
  • 17. Think big: “Access to all the world’s information”Tuesday, May 15, 12
  • 18. 3. Figure out how to actually build a businessTuesday, May 15, 12
  • 19. 4. The power of platforms: Create value for othersTuesday, May 15, 12
  • 20. 4. The power of platforms: Create value for others 4Tuesday, May 15, 12
  • 21. http://www.google.com/economicimpact/Tuesday, May 15, 12
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  • 24. Create more value than you captureTuesday, May 15, 12
  • 25. The Firing Order of the Innovation Engine § First cylinder: Have fun! § Second cylinder: “Hey, we can change the world!” § Third cylinder: Build products, business models, companies, and entire industries § Fourth cylinder: Maintain your ecosystem: Create more value than you captureTuesday, May 15, 12
  • 26. So where are people having fun today?Tuesday, May 15, 12
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  • 31. Jeff Han, NYU, Perceptive Pixel, at ETech, March 2006Tuesday, May 15, 12
  • 32. iPhone: June 2007Tuesday, May 15, 12
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  • 38. 2005: Seven Miles in Seven HoursTuesday, May 15, 12
  • 39. 2011: Hundreds of thousands of miles in ordinary trafficTuesday, May 15, 12
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  • 42. Simple stress monitor becomes much moreTuesday, May 15, 12
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  • 47. “It’s easier to invent the future than it is to predict it.” - Alan KayTuesday, May 15, 12
  • 48. For More Information § Twitter: @timoreilly, @oreillymedia, @make § Blog: http://radar.oreilly.com § My personal archive: http://tim.oreilly.com § Maker Movement: http://makezine.comTuesday, May 15, 12