Thursday, September 23, 2010

The Mondragon Cooperative

Father José María Arizmendiarrieta
The Mondragon story is a little bit too sweet for my taste. I guess I'm getting old. In any case, I'm impressed, the experience seems to defy gravity.

If the co-op model is so efficient, it may well be the model that companies may have to adopt in the future, or risk the fate of the dodo.

In light of the current turmoil in the publishing industry, the co-op model seems to be an excellent alternative for bloggers, journalists and photographers, or content providers, to offer their services.

To peak your curiosity, I have an interesting proposition to make to you down below.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

TGI's Online Marketing Fiasco

TGI was faced with some unexpected consequences to its September '09 promotion.  I wholeheartedly recommend reading Bob Garfield's article Why getting a Woody and bribing people won’t get you any real friends.

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Content providers

If traditional media is going the way of the Dodo, then who is going to supply content? In (a Google) search for an answer, I found several well established sites that have been providing this service.

Twitter: a news alert system

Fred Wilson, one of Twitter's owners, among other things, explains why Twitter is so relevant to news.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Girl Friday

There was a time when reporters could get away with murder...

Friday, March 12, 2010

The Ted Rall project

Ted Rall has his project too.

Calvin & Hobbes

I love these kickstarter projects. Calvin & Hobbes too.