Friday, 16 May 2014

Things a little bird told me


I very much enjoyed Biz Stone's book and added it to my recommended reading list.

As the co-founder of Twitter Biz offers many great insights into not just social media rather humanity.

Here are some gems:

"...Twitter was and continues to be a triumph not of technology but of humanity."

"Opportunity is manufactured."

"Creativity is a renewable resource." "Do you treat your creativity like a fossil fuel - a limited resource that must be conserved - or have you harnessed the unending power of the sun?"

"The technology of Twitter didn't teach humans to flock. It exposed our latent ability to do so."

A fundamental belief of Biz Stone is that humans are first and technology is second. I agree.

I see many people being out smarted by smart technology. Don't be one of them. Reading this book will help you.

Be the difference you want to see in the world.
Ian
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