Posts Tagged ‘brazil‘

Technology makes protests more likely, but not yet more effective (via Internet protests: The digital demo | The Economist)

afrographique: Infographic of Facebook user numbers in BRICs countries. Data from Socialbakers.com

Brazil Goes Social: The Rise of the Brazilian Digital Middle Class

Link: Brazil Goes Social: The Rise of the Brazilian Digital Middle Class Popular chocolate brand Lacta, for example, partnered with Orkut on Fazendinha, Brazil’s answer to Facebook’s Farmville game (the name literally translates as “little farm”). When players plant a cacao seed on their virtual

futuristgerd: (via MediaFuturist: From Ego to Eco: a short video introduction to the event in Sao Paulo Nov 5 2012) Related articles “Meet me in Sao Paulo Nov 5: Markets of the Future: From Ego to Eco. On Nov. 5 at the Museum of…” (greenfuturist.com) futuristgerd:

Over the past decade, Brazil has pioneered a digital policymaking approach that many countries have looked to as a model for promoting innovation and openness online. During the administration of Ignacio “Lula” da Silva, Minister of Culture and acclaimed musician Gilberto Gil developed a policy

Meet me in Sao Paulo Nov 5: Markets of the Future: From Ego to Eco. On Nov. 5 at the Museum of Image and Sound – MIS in São Paulo, Gerd Leonhard presents a strategic vision on the future of global business focus eyes on

futuristgerd: (via MediaFuturist: To my Brazilian friends and tweeps: please join me for this great event at the Museum of Sound in Sao Paulo, November 5 2012: from Ego to Eco)

For our Brazilian Followers: Gerd Leonhard will be speaking at the APG Brazil Annual Conference on November 12th, 2012, in São Paulo: GP 2012, Go Global.

The Rise of Innovative State Capitalism – Businessweek

Link: The Rise of Innovative State Capitalism – Businessweek Brazil is perhaps the best current example of how a state-capitalist system can build innovative industries. Successive Brazilian governments have intervened—with incentives, loans, and subsidies—to promote industries that otherwise would have needed long-term private investment to