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Hardware innovation (keynote file)

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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

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Hardware innovation (keynote file)

  1. From Maker to Mogul:The Future of the Maker Movement in Business Tim O’Reilly May 15, 2012 Hardware Innovation Workshop
  2. We started out as a computer book publisher
  3. 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.”
  4. 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 consequences
  5. 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 consequences
  6. O’Reilly Media Hardware books circa 2004
  7. Great things begin with smart people having fun...but they don’t end there
  8. Innovation as a four-cylinder engine Image source: http://www.musicombustion.com/engineering.html
  9. 1. Have fun: How cool would it be to FLY?!!??
  10. Have fun! OMG, I could have my own computer!
  11. 2. Think big: “A PC on every desk and in every home.”
  12. Think big: “Access to all the world’s information”
  13. 3. Figure out how to actually build a business
  14. 4. The power of platforms: Create value for others
  15. 4. The power of platforms: Create value for others 4
  16. http://www.google.com/economicimpact/
  17. Create more value than you capture
  18. 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 capture
  19. So where are people having fun today?
  20. Jeff Han, NYU, Perceptive Pixel, at ETech, March 2006
  21. iPhone: June 2007
  22. 2005: Seven Miles in Seven Hours
  23. 2011: Hundreds of thousands of miles in ordinary traffic
  24. Simple stress monitor becomes much more
  25. “It’s easier to invent the futurethan it is to predict it.” - Alan Kay
  26. For More Information Twitter: @timoreilly, @oreillymedia, @make Blog: http://radar.oreilly.com My personal archive: http://tim.oreilly.com Maker Movement: http://makezine.com

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