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About Vesa-Matti Ruottinen

I'm a 26 year old guy, fascinated about startups, creativity, innovation and playfulness. Learning and sharing everyday!
20 04, 2014

Pyro Board and Heineken Ignite – simple but cool ideas

By |April 20th, 2014|Just innovations|0 Comments

I just came across the article of Pyro Board. It was so awesome that have to be shared. It's made in Denmark and the technology is based on Rubens' Tube. Videos below show more. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2awbKQ2DLRE#t=382 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4Q4tirAOmU The whole idea of [...]

6 03, 2014

Energy is important – But what’s the secret behind it and how it works in groups?

By |March 6th, 2014|General, Just innovations, Theoretical stuff|0 Comments

Last Saturday I participated an event where many student-based project groups tried to figure out solutions for real-world problems offered by real companies. The groups were working at Demola, an organisation that “offers new ways and practices for collaboration between [...]

16 02, 2014

IDEO has kept fun for a long time, but why the culture hasn’t spread? Are we squeezing ourselves into small lockers?

By |February 16th, 2014|General|0 Comments

In IDEO they have really had a sense of humour for a quite some time ago...but why hasn’t it spread all over the industries? I just came across the old TED talk, thanks to my friend. It’s amazing, and just [...]

8 02, 2014

Does humor and fun exist among Silicon Valley’s start-up scene?

By |February 8th, 2014|General|0 Comments

Just came across this new TV series Silicon Valley that is going to start April 6. Here's the trailer: After seeing that (and thinking back at my previous post), I started to wonder, is there any humor or fun among [...]

5 02, 2014

Can working be fun and productive? Is humor forbidden at work?

By |February 5th, 2014|General|3 Comments

Oh, it’s been so long when I’ve last written anything here. I’ve spent the whole autumn by writing my thesis that has a topic: The testing and practical development of a brainstorming method utilizing the principles of improvisation. It’s been [...]

11 09, 2013

Sony Cyber-shot DSC QX10 and DSC QX100 offer something new to mobilephone photo shooting

By |September 11th, 2013|Just innovations|0 Comments

About a week ago Sony introduced two lens-style cameras (Cyber-shot DSC-QX100 and the DSC-QX10) at the IFA event. The idea of the lenses is quite simple. You can link and also physically attach them to your smartphone or tablet (works [...]

2 09, 2013

Dice+ offers a new board game experience

By |September 2nd, 2013|Just innovations|0 Comments

There are hundreds of thousands of accessories out in the tablet/smartphone market. And now, there’s one more available: Bluetooth-powered Dice+.  Basically, it’s a dice which can be connected to iOS and Android mobile devises. It’s developed by Game Technologies S.A. [...]

30 08, 2013

There are a lot of innovation (idea generation) techniques and priciples – what have you used?

By |August 30th, 2013|General, Just innovations, Theoretical stuff|3 Comments

This post is loosely related to my earlier thoughts on ‘ancient’ innovation examples. It will also be related to the coming thoughts considering my thesis topic, which deals with the relationship between innovation and improvisation practices. Along with considering the necessity [...]

22 08, 2013

Talk about smartphones – not very innovative gadgets?

By |August 22nd, 2013|General, Just innovations, Theoretical stuff|2 Comments

This is a long post but can’t help it because the smartphone industry is one of the fields that I’m most interested in. Maybe the interest stirs up from the fact that the field is so easy to follow, news [...]

20 08, 2013

Is there any point to know ‘ancient’ innovation examples?

By |August 20th, 2013|Theoretical stuff|3 Comments

During the whole summer I've been reading literature handling innovation and some other business things. And continuously, I've come across different innovation examples and stories. Okay, the examples are good. I cannot deny that they illustrate a theory better that [...]