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Posted on | February 29, 2012 | No Comments

It is funny really how when we think of innovation we seem to be grasping at straws to find the next best thing.

And for some reason when we think of that next best thing we are looking at some technomodified gadget or means of disseminating information that is iEnabled or, well you get the picture.

Too often we are looking too far afield for innovation when it is sitting next to us in the form of satisfying a need.

Take the site Hacker News as an example.

Loads of information but how do we cull the best from it so that we can actually give it the time it needs?

And of course the best depends on your particular standpoint.

Lim Cheng Soon the founder of Netizens was faced with this very problem and went from the net to magazine!

Yes he went from tech to hard-copy or digital copy but took the blog and moved offline so as to allow himself to consume the best of the week at his leisure.

That is what innovation is all about and as far as media goes that is also very cool.

Read more here.


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