I wrote a post a few weeks ago about what was shakin' in the Orlando tech scene. One of the things I mentioned was the looming appearance of Hilary Mason at Urban ReThink. If you did not get a chance to check out her talk that day, here you go:
in the last few years a fundamentally different model has taken root - one in which consumers have more choices, more tools, more information, and more peer-to-peer power. Pioneering entrepreneur Lisa Gansky calls it the Mesh and reveals why it will soon dominate the future of business.
This is such a refreshing cocktail of ideas, so distant from the commercial designs, mercilessly re-iterated and clinically refined. This is not the sort of thing you can find, heavily branded on bus shelters and billboard advertisements. These are spontaneous acts of art, an excuse to design.
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