Archives: November 2007

Christie's vs. Sotheby's on YouTube

Posted by: Reena Jana on November 28

High-end art auctions at top houses Christie's and Sotheby's used to be ultra-exclusive affairs. But footage of these glam events where millions of dollars are paid for paintings, scultpures, photographs...

BusinessWeek art dept scoops illustration awards

Posted by: Helen Walters on November 27

Alright, so the art department can't take the credit for the illustrations themselves. That goes to the two artists in question (Hendrik Drescher, below -- Tim Hussey after the jump)....

Cisco's Lessons on Learning from Start-Ups

Posted by: Reena Jana on November 26

When I was researching the current cover story of IN: Inside Innovation, on how HP is infusing its corporate culture with start-up-style creativity, I spoke to executives at other tech...

If in the Bay Area, check out the UC Berkeley Conference on Innovation

Posted by: Reena Jana on November 16

If I were out on the West Coast, I'd be heading to UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business on November 17 for the first Haas Innovation Conference, which is called...

Singing Roads in Japan

Posted by: Helen Walters on November 15

Weird. This story in the UK's Guardian caught my eye. A team of engineers in Japan has developed a system whereby a car becomes the bow to a road's violin....

John Kao's Pocket Primers

Posted by: Reena Jana on November 15

John Kao’s recent book, Innovation Nation, has been garnering media attention, but Kao’s self-published how-to booklets on innovation are also a must-read. And they’re harder to find, as Kao hands...

MIT is suing Frank Gehry

Posted by: Helen Walters on November 06

The AP is reporting that MIT is suing Frank Gehry over "serious design flaws" in the Stata Center, completed back in 2004. We ran a story a while back...

Why I Did Buy an iPhone

Posted by: Helen Walters on November 06

So my colleague Arik Hesseldahl won't buy an iPhone. And I really didn't mean to. But Apple got me. Quite despite my better judgment (while Arik's cross about third party...

Video games for very young girls --ages 6-14: Another new market

Posted by: Reena Jana on November 02

Ubisoft, which develops, publishes, and distributes video games such as the forthcoming "Assassin's Creed" and numerous action games based on Tom Clancy novels, just released the Imagine line of games...

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