“The emergence of the Internet and digital technologies is
transforming the very processes of innovation and boosting
economic growth in dramatic new ways.”
“This impact is elusive, however, because the actual effects of
information and communications technology (ICT) are not
always immediately felt, properly measured or wellunderstood.”
We drive into the future using only our rearview mirror.
Accelerating New Normal Plateaux
Our social, cultural and economic evolution is not linear: we jump from one
“new normal” to another. From one dynamic equilibrium to the next one.
Our new normals
We evolve by creating new languages
The new languages we create trigger
new information processing and
4 trends that impact on ....
A generation of young people, who speak a new
language, are aware that all the knowledge they need is
available and in continuous improvement in the net.
Experts are been replaced by those who understand the
language of the network.
Information we are creating (Million of Gigabytes)
We have created a cortex of interconnected minds
by Paul Butler
Welcome to the Hacker culture
“Hackers, to create value, need free access to knowledge”
Hacking is using knowledge we have about a system of
any type to develop functionalities for which it was not
originally designed, or to make it work according to
For hackers, knowledge itself is a motivation for
production, and in general, for life and work in
community. They don’t learn to produce more or better,
they produce to know more.
More than 1 billion unique users visit YouTube each month.
Over 6 billion hours of video are watched each month —that's almost an hour
for every person on Earth, and 50% more than last year
5,134 billion searches each day
4.300 tutorials in YouTube and + 300MM Views
+ 4.500.000 students registered.
+ One billion views
The importance of Course Discussion Forums:
They create learning communities that transcend the life of
the course. Gather people around topics of interest and
create collective knowledge.
Knowledge: the new source of wealth
“Instead of metal and paper,
electronic information becomes
the true medium of exchange”
“The basic economic resource- the means of production- is no
longer capital, nor natural
resources, nor labor, it is and
will be knowledge” Peter Drucker
The opportunity to untap an unlimited source
of information and Knowledge creation in a live
and continually updated process
Manage your networks
Manage the Network as
and social actors
"Connectome" is a diagram of the neural connections in the
brain represented by the links set between nodes.
Our "Connectome" determines our cognitive and
If we share the same genome, its the connectome that
makes more intelligent
Social Origin of Good
"People who have the best ideas are those that
function as bridges between different areas of the
Employees working in "cohesive groups or teams"
tend to think and act the same way this homogeneity
ultimately annihilates creativity.
Robert has the best ideas.
With fewer connections he can harness the power of the cognitive diversity
He is broker of information
He has access to knowledge that is isolated or in clusters
He is a connector with the ability to release the knowledge and make it
available to the whole.
Ofﬁces in São Paulo and Buenos Aires
Research on social media impact on social and corporate behavior
Areas of focus
Network Architectural Design
Network and Community management
Network business intelligence
Clients and Affiliations