Chuck Frey contributing in Innovation Weblog; he is referring to Hoffman & Casnocha’s book giving outlines, how to court serendipitous network intelligence. Very useful thoughts and easy to embrace in your everyday life: 1. Keep a few general questions in your back pocket to ask people with whom you meet. 2. Be on the lookout
Manufactured Serendipity: Facilitating Accidental Innovation through a Web Application Julián Limón Núñez | Anthony Lincoln | David Rolnitzky Advised by Prof. Coye Cheshire May 5, 2011 | UC Berkeley School of Information
This is an academic paper (about 45 pages). Illustrates well enough the challenges we face, when trying to “manufacture serendipity” in large organizations. Very good real-life comments from interviews, good diversity of interviewed business areas. Technical guidelines shown – of course the serendipity engine is highly confidential – maybe useful for those interested in application
Here you will be able to read the selected links, which are approved by Serendipitor. So any nonsense, “serendipity buzz word stuff”, will hopefully not be available here. If you want to contribute, then please, you can actively suggest links to be published here using Twitter #respectserendipity. First qualified link “SOS-Save Our Serendipity” already published.
SOS – Save Our Serendipity, great article about the basic facts in serendipity, the vital elements clearly highlighted. Below one chapter from Miriam Meckel’s brilliant thinking: “We, the creators of the Internet, are on our best way to banishing serendipity from our lives. But how high is the price we are paying? Are we exchanging a