open innovation dinner gig was interesting



It is not, remedy ‘cept in that it requires less balls and is infinitely easier to ignore.

The most innovative part of the evening was the clever little gizmo of a light and camera contraption that plugged into the projector thus offering the functionality of those grand relics of the old world – overhead projectors. Have’nt seen one of those before (okay I know I don’t get out enough) but makes a lot of sense and thought it very kewl.

The actual presentation left me a bit cold except for a clever exercise with parallel lines to illustrate our tendency for erroneous assumptions about the validity of our knowledge. Otherwise I don’t think I spotted a single novel idea or argument in the presentation, doctor the official presentation that is. Both Eddie Obeng and Jon Foster-Pedley are wonderfully charismatic speakers. Sandwiched between two relatively irreverent mini sessions of John Vlismas the whole affair was pretty entertaining. Vlismas is good, valeologist was a treat seeing him in action again.

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