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Bug Labs Gnomedex08 Presentation

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This is the slideshow I used during Gnomedex08

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Bug Labs Gnomedex08 Presentation

  1. 1. WARNING : I use pictures of my kid. I think he's cute.
  2. 2. Unless You Are This Guy...
  3. 3. Open Beats Closed
  4. 4. It Just Takes a Platform to Open a Door
  5. 5. Technology Breaks Down Barriers Technology Breaks Down Previously Unattainable Barriers
  6. 6. Wordpress If Doors Are Opened, Individuals Become Enabled
  7. 7. Like it or not.
  8. 8. The Enablers Might be Very Small...
  9. 9. Google Maps or very big...
  10. 10. But Can Be Extremely Powerful
  11. 11. Technology is Causing Sweeping Change Across Every Single Industry. Technology Forces Evolution
  12. 12. Timing is Essential
  13. 13. Music Some Industries Fail to Adapt to Changing Times and Tech
  14. 14. News Some Industries Might Not Survive Transitionary/ Disruptive Times
  15. 15. Especially Not The Lazy Ones
  16. 16. The Consumer is Becoming the Producer
  17. 17. In so Many Disparate Segments
  18. 18. Creativity Unleashed
  19. 19. Rise of Mass Customization The Era of Mass Customization
  20. 20. Physical Goods Require Catalysts But Physical Goods Require Catalysts to Enable Change
  21. 21. It's Happening Big Companies Are Needed in the Physical World
  22. 22. Scion And Here They Come
  23. 23. Timbuk2 Across Many Industries
  24. 24. Nike From Limited to Limitless Potential
  25. 25. Gadgets? Until You Reach Certain Sectors
  26. 26. Ringtones Where Control is in the Hands of... Them
  27. 27. Xbox Faceplates You Have Many Choices. All Alike.
  28. 28. But What if You Want Something... Unique?
  29. 29. The Product: 2008 An Open Platform For Building Gadgets or Other Electronics
  30. 30. One Example: Crowdsourced Home Security System
  31. 31. But Why?
  32. 32. In Some Ways, We've Come a Long Way
  33. 33. Evolving Software Tools
  34. 34. With Numerous Platforms
  35. 35. Made Progamming
  36. 36. Easier, More Fun, and More Accessible
  37. 37. But How 'Bout the Evolution of Hardware Tools?
  38. 38. Throughout The Years
  39. 39. Hmmm...
  40. 40. Tools Needed to Launch a Software Company/Project
  41. 41. Tools Needed to Launch a Hardware Company/Project
  42. 42. There's Always Exceptions...
  43. 43. The Problems With “Closed” Consumer Electronics Time $$ Average Returns $$ Qty Average Cost Mass market 10M Diminishing Returns $$ Time Razr Effect 2 yrs
  44. 44. Mistakes Are Big. And Costly
  45. 45. Something is Wrong With this Picture
  46. 46. Ahhh, that's better
  47. 47. The “Pizza Tail”
  48. 48. Everyone Likes to Tinker
  49. 49. But We Need the Right Tools and Access
  50. 50. Lots of Hopeful Signs Out There
  51. 51. You Can Become This Guy
  52. 52. Who Will be The Robert Scoble of Gadgets?
  53. 53. Gnomedex Attendees and Audience Discount

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