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We're looking forward to our next multi-agency innovation meet-up. (Our friends at HPD have agreed to host, and we will soon announce the exact location.) This time we are going to be talking about the public cloud. The initial agenda is as follows, and it may be updated as the day approaches to reflect everyone's interests:
- Choosing the Cloud, and Choosing the Right Option
- Standing Up Applications in the Cloud
- Security in the Cloud
- Open Discussion
We’re a social species. Our greatest asset is our ability to learn from people around us. We get smart from being around other smart people. And that’s what cities do. They magnify the ability to learn from other people and come up with amazing new innovations. If you think about humankind’s greatest hits. . .
You know that thing that happens when you see something you've never seen before, and then you start seeing that thing everywhere. Well, we started seeing news of why failure - of all things - is so important. And now we keep seeing it everywhere. The NYC Innovation Group is already a place to think out loud, take a risk, and hazard a guess, and it turns out that's the recipie for success. We ran across a book by Tim Harford, The Undercover Economist, over the weekend called Adapt: Why Success Always Starts With Failure.