Big Macs & iPhones

The Economist publishes every year a study called the Big Mac Index ‘as an informal way of measuring the purchasing power parity (PPP) between two currencies and provides a test of the extent to which market exchange rates result in goods costing the same in different countries’. And with the upcoming arrival of the iPhoneContinue reading “Big Macs & iPhones”

Netflix vs the World

In a recent article, HBR took a swipe at Netflix for pushing its own content too hard and not increasing the availability of movies by reducing the outside offering (see HBR on Netflix). But this feels like a calculated, strategic move by the streaming-service: create enough, high-quality content that users will want to use the platformContinue reading “Netflix vs the World”

Do your thing Twitter

Twitter is obviously a great tool to mingle with new ideas and gather information on trends, patterns and social behaviour. And I have thus always been curious about how those interactions can spur creativeness and innovation. Here is an paper published in the MIT Management Review that describes two types of Twitter roles and howContinue reading “Do your thing Twitter”