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General Magic – The movie – The first smartphone before iPhone.

Design

“Multi-award winning feature documentary GENERAL MAGIC is the untold tale of how a great vision and epic failure changed the world.”

From the editor: First lesson of all: Never, ever compromise your design vision!

 

Visit: https://www.generalmagicthemovie.com/

How to Rent Your Ideas to Fortune 500 Companies

I first met Stephen Key in 2001. Two months later, I used a few recommendations of his — shared over the customary gin tonic — to help a friend double overseas sales in less than two weeks in New Zealand and Australia.

How? Licensing. It can be a beautifully elegant model.

Stephen is somewhat famous in inventing circles for two reasons. First, he consistently earns millions of dollars licensing his ideas to companies like Disney, Nestle, and Coca-Cola. Second, he is fast. It seldom takes him more than three weeks to go from idea to a signed deal. Continue reading