Nicco Mele

According to Clay Shirky, there’s been a fundamental shift in how politicians connect with the public. Why? Social media and the power of a retweet.

“History will not judge media kindly in this election.” Harvard’s Nicco Mele explains how media is shaping the 2016 campaign.

Apparently, there are lots of ways to insult people in Japan. But there aren’t any “bad” words. Ben Bergen explains the puzzling mores of swear words, with minimal bleeps.

What is the future for the troubled institutions that were once the pillars of our society - the media, the government, political parties? Harvard’s Nicco Mele talks about the future of big institutions in an increasingly connected world. Read more....

IHub Live Panel

In the 21st century, are creativity and power shifting from large corporations to individuals? From Suffolk University's Modern Theatre, Kara Miller and her guests tackle the question. Panelists include: Jason Pontin, editor-in-chief of MIT Tech Review; Nicco Mele, author of The End of Big; Jessica Banks, founder of Rock, Paper, Robot; and Karim Lakhani, professor at Harvard Business School. Read More...

Innovation Hub Live - Jessica and Nicco

The panelists at Innovation Hub’s recent live event at Suffolk University's Modern Theatre discuss the pros and cons around our current obsession with 3D printers. Read More...

Lakhani and Mele talk at IHub Live

At Innovation Hub's recent live event, Karim Lakhani from Harvard Business School and Nicco Mele, author of The End of Big, discuss the extent to which power has left the hands of corporations and migrated to individuals. Read More...

President Barack Obama

Does the rise of technology signal the end of "big?" Nicco Mele, author of "The End of Big," says "big" institutions - from big politics to big media – better start worrying. Read more…

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