Contsructive Capitalism

Umair Haque @ Daytona Sessions vol. 2 - Constructive Capitalism from Daytona Sessions on Vimeo. February 12, 2009, Stockholm.

A thought provoking presentation by the Director of the Havas Media Lab, Umair Haque,  about Constructive Capitalism and Why Ideals are the New Business Models

The Ten Laws of Constructive Capitalism

 1. Strategy is a commodity
 2. Competition is obsolete
 3. There is nothing more asymmetrical than an ideal
 4. Tomorrow is today
 5. Connections not transactions
 6. People, not product
 7. Creativity, not productivity
 8. Outcomes not incomes
 9. Advantage is in the DNA
10. The next revolution is institutional

Video Explaining the Subprime Mortgage Time-Bomb

The Crisis of Credit Visualized from Jonathan Jarvis on Vimeo.

A short animation explaining the system of borrowing and lending that led to the current financial meltdown:
The goal of giving form to a complex situation like the credit crisis is to quickly supply the essence of the situation to those unfamiliar and uninitiated.
Created by Jonathan Jarvis.
Narration by John Levoff.

Update: Useful links for the global economic meltdown.

 A Great Recession Guide - a mini-guide to the lighter side of the current, prolonged recession.

Google Tip Jar - a collection of money saving tips submitted and ranked by the web community.