Morgan Stanley analyst Mary Meeker gives an excellent macro Internet presentation at Web 2.0 Summit each year. Internet trends and the economy - mobile impact on markets, retailers, advertising, e-comm.
This idea has been around for some time. I first read about it in, "small pieces loosely joined", by Dave Weinberger (one of the authors of the cluetrain). Anyway, Micheal Schrage has a good post, "Round-off Error? Hardly!" MIT Technology Review that applies the math. to the idea.
Here's an article, "A Techie, Absolutely, and More" about new areas of research in computer science called services science.
Funny! I received an email from a prospect, he runs business development for a US Corp., that suggested my site looks like a big blue ocean and was wondering if we had any connection to the authors of "Blue Ocean Strategy". My answer is no we don't.