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    1. 1. Platforms: FosteringThe Growth of Ideas <br />By: Daniel Ward<br />
    2. 2. Platform Building<br /><ul><li>“A kind of exercise in emergent behavior” (Johnson, 2010).
    3. 3. Steady effort for an unknown end.
    4. 4. Results of a higher system.</li></li></ul><li>Platform: Coral Formations<br /><ul><li>Constant growing and expansion
    5. 5. With the creation of enormous reefs brings additional growth of other species and life forms.
    6. 6. Without the coral reef platform, the multi-specie metropolis would be non-existent.</li></li></ul><li>Keeling Islands<br />Keeling Islands (Source:<br />
    7. 7. Source: Discovery Channel;:United Streaming<br />
    8. 8. Platform: The Beaver's Habitat<br /><ul><li>Ecosystem Engineer
    9. 9. Protect themselves from threats
    10. 10. Creates a new platform which they can thrive off of
    11. 11. Emergent Effect
    12. 12. Woodpeckers, Frogs, Geese, Insects
    13. 13. New platforms arise</li></li></ul><li>Beaver Ecosystem (Source:<br />
    14. 14. Platform: Soviet Launch of Sputnik 1<br /><ul><li>Earth-orbiting satellite
    15. 15. Guier and Weiffenbach listen to Sputnik's audio waves.
    16. 16. Audio waves used with Doppler effect
    17. 17. Measured distance and location of the satellite.</li></li></ul><li>Platform: Sputnik Cont'd<br /><ul><li>Submarine Locations
    18. 18. GPS</li></li></ul><li>Source: Discovery Channel: United Streaming<br />
    19. 19. Platform: The Web<br />Layers of platforms beneath every page.<br />Platforms fostered the creation of tools like YouTube<br />Javascript<br />Adobe Flash<br />
    20. 20. Internet (Source:<br />
    21. 21. Platform: Twitter<br />A platform created as a social networking tool<br />This tool turned into something else with the merge of other platforms<br />Iphone and Blackberry apps<br />Third Party Software<br />Growth of APIs<br />Growth occurred because Twitter created the first API<br />
    22. 22. Social Networking (Source:<br />
    23. 23. Platform: Apps<br />Made possible by the abundant use of APIs and platforms<br />Twitter<br />Facebook<br />Examples<br />Walking Tours<br />Real Time Parking Information<br />StumbleSafely<br />Government Apps<br />
    24. 24. Platform: Delaware Reefs<br />700 retired subway cars deposited for a new ecosystem<br />Positive Effects<br />400% increase in biomass<br />Prevents beach erosion<br />
    25. 25. Subway Reef (Source:<br />
    26. 26. Recycling via Platforms<br />Decommissioned Subway Cars<br />A new ecosystem<br />Abandoned Woodpecker’s Nest<br />Home to a song bird who doesn’t know how to drill a hole<br />Foursquare<br />Recycled to new users<br />
    27. 27. Stacked Platforms<br />Stacked Platforms<br />“You think you’re fighting the Cold War, and it turns out you’re actually helping people figure out where to have lunch” (Johnson, 2010, pg. 210).<br />
    28. 28. References:<br />Beaver ecosystem. [Image]. Retrieved on June 15, 2011 from:<br />Corals and the creation of a living reed. [Video]. Discovery channel: United streaming. Copyright 2004.<br />Global satellites: Telecommunication, gps, and more. [Video]. Discovery channel: United streaming. Copyright 2004.<br />Internet [Image]. Retrieved on June 15, 2011 from:<br />Johnson, S. (2010). Where good ideas come from:  The natural history of innovation.  New York, New York: Riverhead.<br />Keeling islands [Image]. Retrieved on June, 16, 2011 from:<br />Social networking [Image]. Retrieved on June 16, 2011 from: <br />Subway reef [Image]. Retrieved on June 15, 2011 from: cars-form-new-reef/. <br />