Month: February 2012

At the height of the Cold War, I was a 15-year-old farm boy and I was half convinced that we were heading for a scenario straight out of “The Day After”  or, at best, a “Red Dawn”. The Russians were kicking our ass at hockey and, according to my back-of-the-envelope calculations, our farm was in […]

Creativity is one of the central themes of modern business thinking, and those companies that can consistently tap into a creative mother lode — think Job’s Apple, or Branson’s Virgin — become world-beaters while their competitors shrink. One theory is that the geniuses at the top of these creative dynasties — Steve Jobs, for example […]

I vaguely remember an evening 2007 in a bar on the plateau where Michael Boyle and I met with Patrick Tanguay and Daniel Mireault. We looked at floor plans and discussed synergy and had what I remember as potentially too many beers.  A few months later the floor plans were now a reality, StationC was […]

Claude spoke at TedxMcGill on November 12, 2011 and the video is now live for your holiday viewing pleasure. Sit back and let Claude entertain you with a shocking tale of the challenge social data presents for those of us who make our living from making sense of the web. It was held at the […]