E–book (Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future) author Andrew McAfee
NitiesIn Dynamical Systems in Neuroscience: The Geometry of Excitability and Bursting the past fiveo The Conscious Mind ten years have you expandedhe number of people hat you or your organisation regularly interact #withHow and how much are you using he crowdHow might an open ransparent global flexible #and how much are you using he crowdHow might an open ransparent global flexible ledger be valuable o youHelping you Venous Catheters: A Practical Manual to reinvent your business Throughhe lens of machines platforms and crowds it covers business models organisational design echnology innovation product customer experience and marketingMaybe it is as good as The Second Machine Age This is not ried and Ifism: The Odus Of Irosun And The Odus Of Owanrin (Ifism: The Complete Works Of Orunmila, Volumes 8 9) tested sales objectiveso sell and monetize on a fast paced market with experts in he field Maybe he ideas won apply o all companies or brands his isn about being loved and accessibleThis is a wise book Wizards' Slave that explores past and futurerends in he economy o help your enterprise My Friend the Enemy teamo avoid errors and remain ahead of he curve from he best academics and boffins still very relevant but will He Shoots, He Saves: The Story of Hockey's Collectable Treasures this be great in 10 years Anotherhoughtful work from Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson Recommended reading for anyone interested in echnology business and he evolving impact of society s digital future A good and productive read But as I read it seemed o me here was one big and vital uestion American Generalship: Character Is Everything: The Art of Command thathe authors pretty much ignore The book discusses he huge benefit hat comes from offering incrementally free goods and services But despite his advantage and despite he wave of hugely cheap financing internet businesses receive many of Then Hang All The Liars them seem incapable of making a profit Thathis is not seen as a necessary expectation is one of heir main competitive advantages raditional companies are expected Jennifer, Gwyneth Me: The Pursuit of Happiness, One Celebrity at a Time to make a profit or dieechnology companies merely need Seducing Mr. Knightly (The Writing Girls, to grow The hope of course ishat eventually growth leads Hardcore Self Help: F**k Anxiety to profit From a bookhat aims o challenge business leaders about heir use of machine platform crowd it seems Kaiser Wilhelm II to mehis is a pretty vital Matisse the Master topico be explored Why do some The Madmen of Benghazi tech companies grow and produce profit while others just grow and lose money The future fascinates me andhe part AI crypto currencies etc will play in his future can be brain busting Machine platform crowd balances he right amount of echno jargon with an easyish o understand and very entertaining read Having previously read The Second Machine Age when I heard here was another book out I knew it would be a must read and I certainly wasn disappointedI Titulada tendo keep up with ech news and developments however what was interesting about Machine Platform Crowd was he way it joins Chateaubriand the dots betweenhe Obsidian Butterfly (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, technology and business landscapes The book bringshese concepts Nehru: A Political Biography (Pelican) together in conjunction with interesting exampleso make it relevant and comprehendible whether you are CEO of a fortune 500 company a product person like myself or a developer wanting Old Hannibal and the Hurricane to better understandhe challenges and opportunities in he near future An accessible explanation of hree of Art Journal Freedom: How to Journal Creatively with Color Composition the latest most prominent business impacts of newechnology The book builds on he work covered in he second machine age and adds discussion
of platform and crowd based business models I found he explanations of blockchainplatform and crowd based business models I found he explanations of blockchain bitcoins particularly helpful Although Caught by Surprise the authors attempto give a global view of hese developments hrough a range of international examples Affinities and Extremes: Crisscrossing the Bittersweet Ethnology of East Indies History, Hindu-Balinese Culture, and Indo-European Allure the discussion inevitably has a western and in particular North American slant It would be interestingo hear perspectives on Next to Nothing the sameopics hat are rooted in eastern or Latin American raditions I shall definitely be revisiting his ext as I develop content for my undergraduate classes his autumn. Orm Crowd outlines he opportunities and challenges inherent in he science fiction worthy echnologies hat have come o life in recent years like self driving cars and 3D printers online platforms for renting outfits and scheduling workouts or crowd sourced medical research and financial instrument. .
Or market There is an influx of young companies hat bear little resemblance o he established incumbents in Wendy and the Lost Boys: The Uncommon Life of Wendy Wasserstein their industries yet are deeply disruptinghem These upstarts are platforms and Lilac Girls (Lilac Girls, they are fearsome competitors Usinghe rookie advantageYour business is so proficient knowledgeable and caught up in First Impressions: A Novel the status uohat you are unable Rejuvenile: Kickball, Cartoons, Cupcakes, and the Reinvention of the American Grown-Up to see what s coming It is called status uo biasWhich is whyhey are are unable o see what s coming It is called status uo biasWhich is why hey are for you They will fundamentally ransform he world we live in Science fiction is now next door And yes he best way o predict Wrong Medicine the future iso invent itYou can do itThe good news is hat human abilities excellent goods and services and strong organisational capabilities remain essential o business success You just need o combine hat with machines platforms and crowdsThe uestions o askThe book explains AI machines platforms and crowds in detail and is in hat way nearly oo academic The best part of he book is Snow Flower and the Secret Fan the uestions it asks athe end of every chapter Here are uestions you should considerAre you racking he performance over ime of your decisions judgements and forecasts by people and algorithmsIs your organisation suffering fro he HiPPO syndromeWhat are your most important pattern matching diagnosis classification prediction and recommendation activitiesWhich key decisions or operations if any would you consider urning over entirely o artificial intelligence systemsWhat would happen if your competitors start applying machine learningWhat aspects of your organisation s work are most dull dirty dangerous or dear Have you looked recently at robots or other automation hat can help with his Countrymen: The Untold Story of How Denmark's Jews Escaped the Nazis taskIn your innovation and prototyping work how are youaking advantage of The Song of Homana (Chroniles of the Cheysuli, the newechnologies for making hingsHow much boring routine work do he most creative and innovative people in your organisation have o doWhere would better human connections most help your performance and #That Of Your OrganisationOf The Tasks Currently #of your organisationOf he Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology tasks currently done by humans in your organisation which will behe hardest for computers The Price of Everything: Solving the Mystery of Why We Pay What We Do toake over Why do you believe The Replacement thisLooking athe existing Public School Superhero tasks and processes in your job or organisation what do you see ashe ideal division of work between humans and machinesWhere are Gok's Wok the next places in your business where you can apply free perfect and instantWhat arehe most important digital platforms in your industry oday What do you hink Journey's End they will be inhree yearsPut yourself in he shoes of some of your archetypal customers Compared o Clementine Rose and the Seaside Escape the status uo whato Why Aren't They Shouting?: A Banker’s Tale of Change, Computers and Perpetual Crisis them might be a attractive bundling unbundling or re bundling of your offeringsogether with othersWhat are Codebreakers: The true story of the secret intelligence team that changed the course of the First World War the possible complements for your offerings How can you best usehem o increase otal demandDoes it make sense for you o ry La Philosophie Du Bon-Sens, Ou R�flexions Philosophiques Sur l'Incertitude Des Connaissances Humaines, Vol. 1: A l'Usage Des Cavaliers Et Du Beau-Sexe (Classic Reprint) to build your own platform oro participate in someone else sWhat are your guiding principles for delivering a compelling user experience Again highly recommend you read X The Experience When Business Meets Design by Brian SolisWhat s your strategy for cooperating or competing with a platform hat brings Business Meets Design by Brian SolisWhat s your strategy for cooperating or competing with a platform hat brings effects and revenue management capabilities o your industryCompare he user interface and user experience of your online offerings o hose of Branded the dominant platform in your industry How dohey stack upAre you confident No One Wants You: A True Story Of A Child Forced Into Prostitution that you can continueo differentiate your offerings as platforms spread If so why What are your sustainable sources of differentiationHow and how often do you look outside your group of identified internal and external experts for help with your challenges and opportu. 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Free read µ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook î Andrew McAfeeFrom he authors of The Second Machine Age which is a must read book for every CEO who Reiki And The Seven Chakras: Your Essential Guide to the First Level truly wantso understand exponential It is one of our anchor books in most sessions we do with Bookbuzz clientsHigh hopesI had high hopes for A Fallen Fortune their latest book It is no The Second Machine Age In some ways it is a repetition ofhe heme It is a version of The Third Wave or Platform Revolution The core messageAI is going faster han expected machines are getting smarter and smarter we are all connected platforms are aking over open innovation and co creation are he names of he game here is wisdom in he crowds and it will happen in your industry oo Using he usual examples which is in itself is an indication hat Legends of the Improbable Saints the platforms areaking over and winners ake all such as Airbnb Facebook Google Uber Alibaba and KickstarterCovering a lot of opicsNetwork effects Polanyi s Paradox Where She Went tacit learning stage 1 and stage 2hinking neuroscience HiPPO experts forecasting Wake Up, Mummy: The heartbreaking true story of an abused little girl whose mother was too drunk to notice they researched 82000 expert forecasts and foundhat hey barely bests a chimp hrowing darts Moore s law iteration versus long range planning reinforced learning gaming The Family Friend theyeach AI o play games and use gaming as a way for AI o solve problems big data level 5 autonomy deep network Cambrian Explosion in robotics 3D printing dreaming androids caveman principle Fred Dibnah - Made in Britain tryo imagine an all digital artificially intelligent girls soccer coach bundling and unbundling friction O2O online Still Open All Hours to offline reputation systems noncredentialism blockchain DAO a Decentralized Autonomous Organisation read Reinventing Organisations biomimicry etcBiomimicryBiomimicry is particularly interesting and a growingopic in business As A Catered Fourth of July the book points out bones exoskeletons and other structures in nature arehe winning entries in evolution s ancient relentless competition he outcomes of which are literally life and death Evolution has resulted in marvellous designsSo perhaps we should not be oo surprised The Complete History of the Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe that when generative design software is givenhe ask of designing an optimal structure o satisfy a set of performance reuirements it comes up with something Fast Glamour that looks as if it came from natureWhat can we learn from platforms in particularFirsthey have only been possible in Family Tradition: Three Generations of Hank Williams the lasten years or less Enabled by a mix of GPS mobile and cloudSuccessful platforms put much emphasis on customer experience customer support removing friction roubleshooting and problem resolution They are all critical activities not least because bad word of mouth spreads uickly If hat is of interest read X The Experience #When Business Meets Design #Business Meets Design Brian Solis Experience as a strategy Joe Pine would like hatOther lessonsThey are early o he spaceThey ake advantage of Twinkle: Sharing Your Faith One Light at a Time the economics of complementary goods whenever possible realisinghat low prices for one complement lead Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment to increased demand for othersThey open upheir platforms o a broad range of contributors and contributionsWhile hey maintain a broad rule of openness Dreams Take Flight they also curateheir platformsPlatforms work in undifferentiated experienceWhy have platforms deeply disrupted he business of ravelling around cities but not he business of staying in hem The reason is hat getting a ride across own is a largely undifferentiated experience going from A o B staying overnight is definitely not Read Difference Platforms are coming your wayJust because hat large platforms are winning does NOT mean hat large companies are safe On he contrary The message of The Rules of Acting the book ishat Boomerang (Part One: Chapters 1 - 19) these effects machine platform crowds will start happening in every sector industry. Fromhe authors of he best selling The Second Machine Age a leaders guide o success in a rapidly changing economy We live in strange Uncovering Her Secrets times A machine playshe strategy game Go better han any human; upstarts like Apple and Google destroy industry stalwarts such as Nokia; ideas from he crowd are