Incumbent Capitalism

March 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

This is one of my big beefs with the way we think about capitalism in this country: We fundamentally support what I call incumbency capitalism. We don’t support [...]

China manufacturing

September 29, 2009 | 0 Comments

A couple of fascinating posts on Shenzen small manufacturing. Significantly, they do not just produce copycat phones. They make original design phones as well, as documented [...]


June 9, 2009 | 0 Comments

This is a brilliant idea. Most innovation, well, isn’t: it is “unnovation,” or innovation that fails to create authentic, meaningful value. The biggest [...]

end to end design versus BOM design

April 4, 2008 | 2 Comments

Grossly simplifying, some products are Bill of Materials (BOM) products and some are Designed products. BOM products come to market via a process of generating a parts list [...]