Two Beatles in the class

Sir Ken Robinson is probably known by anyone who’s a fan of TED.  His talks at the TED conference are among the most popular, and for good reason.   In this short video he makes the point that “experts” cannot always identity talent, even great talent....

It’s about the data

A great overview on Daring Fireball of the recent decision by some retailers to turn off their existing NFC systems to prevent customers from using the new Apple Pay system “And the reason they don’t want to allow Apple Pay is because Apple Pay doesn’t...

First they came for the manufacturing jobs

Article First things first, there is literally a magazine for everything.    One more example of technology preparing to displace what was once considered a fairly “safe” job.  A job that seemed too complex for a machine to perform.  Bartending isn’t the only field...

Don’t double down on a freak out

“Nothing good ever comes from doubling down on a customer freak-out” — Mike Montero, Mule Design One of my favorite podcasts is Let’s Make Mistakes. It’s ostensibly a podcast about design but I often find that the advice about how to deal with clients is applicable no...