Readin' on the Road

Our pal Dan Pink has a superb article ("The Book Stops Here") in the March Wired on Wikipedia. Wikipedia, Linux and other "self-organizing" "enterprises" are the first true breakthroughs in "organization" in hundreds of years—though as Wikipedia has grown, forms of hierarchy have necessarily arisen.

Business 2.0 (Jan-Feb) has a powerful article on the transformation (right word) of 7-ELEVEN ("7-ELEVEN Gets Sophisticated"). Among other things, 7-11 has purposefully re-purposed itself to lure the woman consumer—one of my hobby horses.