There have been innumerable attempts to understand and replicate how Silicon Valley has become the centre of the tech industry – with Tech City being the latest one in the UK. What is the secret sauce that makes California in particular and the US in general such a fertile breeding ground for innovation?
We’re continually being told that innovation is critical to our future as a nation – indeed, last week’s Budget included plenty of talk about encouraging research and development, technology and bright ideas.
We’re clearly doing much more of our business networking online, so why isn’t LinkedIn more of a success?
I’ve often wondered about how social media causes normally sane people to share really detailed, personal information with the whole world.