Why We Do What We Do Why. Why we do what we do? The Past is not our future. Decision is Destiny. Why did we not achieve the goal? What stops us from being our best? At the end of the day… Its Us. EMOTION.
Things that Stop Us• Family Pressures – What was ten years ago is not today• Money Pressures – We do not have a $ problem, we have idea problem• Society (Culture) Pressures – The virtue of selfishness
You do not want agood job.You want whatthat job gives you
You do not wantTechnologyYou want whatthat Technologygives you
It is a business not a science project or popularity contest
Why?• Desire is the foundation to everything• Human behavior is social• Linguistic relativity and the village• Social knowledge and cultures• Village is intimacy• The world is our village
Do schools Kill Creativity?Why do Sh*t you hate?
Natural ability without education has more oftenattained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability. Cicero @KevinLeversee firstname.lastname@example.org
Sources• http://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_says_schools_kill_creativity.html• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nerd• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Good_to_Great Good to great book and research powerful and a major cornerstone in my life http://www.jimcollins.com/article_topics/articles/good-to-great.html• http://www.ted.com/talks/tony_robbins_asks_why_we_do_what_we_do.html Tony Robbins on why we do what we do• Synaptic Web (Cloud Ave) http://www.cloudave.com/link/on-the-synaptic-web – (Paper) http://synapticweb.pbworks.com/• http://youtu.be/EhqZ0RU95d4 Gary V on why do sh*t you hate?• John Battelle (Google Rolls Out Social Search) http://battellemedia.com/archives/005107.php• Mark Granovetter Network Theory Revisited The strength of Ties http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.128.7760&rep=rep1&type=pdf.• Small Worlds (paper then book) http://tam.cornell.edu/tam/cms/manage/upload/SS_nature_smallworld.pdf• Google Paper (The Anatomy of a Large-Scale Hypertextual Web Search Engine) http://ilpubs.stanford.edu:8090/361/• Aardvark Paper (“Anatomy of a Large-Scale Social Search Engine” ) http://www.resourceshelf.com/2010/02/06/social-searching-with-aardvark-a- large-social-search-engine/ – TechCrunch (Impact of Aardvark paper) http://techcrunch.com/2010/02/02/aardvark-research/• Abandoning the News http://carnegie.org/publications/carnegie-reporter/single/view/article/item/124/• Wave McannErickson (Slideshare) http://www.slideshare.net/webrazzi/universal-mccann-wave-3 – (Full Report) http://ia311314.us.archive.org/2/items/UniversalMccannWave3PowerToThePeople/Wave3.pdf• Pew Report (Social Media and Young Adults) http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2010/Social-Media-and-Young-Adults.aspx• Danah Boyd (Trust and Intimacy) http://www.danah.org/papers/Ubicomp2003WorkshopApp2.pdf – (World Of Warcraft) http://www.zephoria.org/thoughts/archives/2005/11/05/the_power_of_so.html (Glocalization) http://www.danah.org/papers/Etech2006.html – (Streams of Content) http://www.danah.org/papers/talks/Web2Expo.html – (iPhone Cluster Effect) http://www.zephoria.org/thoughts/archives/2008/07/15/can_the_iphone.html – (sociality is learning) http://www.zephoria.org/thoughts/archives/2009/11/30/sociality_is_le.html• John Seely Brown (push pull) www.johnseelybrown.com/pushmepullyou4.72.pdf• John Hagel http://www.johnhagel.com/view20051015.shtml• Cluetrain (The Cluetrain Manifesto) http://www.cluetrain.com• Metcalf (pro) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metcalfe%27s_law – (counter) http://spectrum.ieee.org/computing/networks/metcalfes-law-is-wrong