Recently, Dave Winer wrote about the current problems with Twitter and what a new social home should look like: “Our new home should be built on RSS. We know how it works. We have the ability to produce billions of feeds at scale, and there is lots of software that interops Basically DNS, RSS and […]
When I was in the USMC back in the late 80’s and 90’s, I was lucky to get to make a long distance phone call and if I did it would eat up a large portion of my income to do it. A photo would take months to send via the postal system. Today, I simply texted this from the same phone I took the photo from and nearly instantly my son gets that text on a tiny atoll in the Indian Ocean. We are truly living in the future.
In 1922, Margery Williams wrote what is typically referred to as a children’s book called The Velveteen Rabbit. I suspect that like most people, I would have considered it a book for children and dismissed it. But I am older now and ran across this wonderful quote from the book: “You become. It takes a […]
I was watching a video this morning put out by Microsoft about reimagining the future of work. It is mostly an infomercial for Microsoft products but it isn’t totally without value. It is good to see a large company focus on a remote decentralized workforce that is beyond the current constraints due to the pandemic. […]
What does Jamie Dimon (Chairman and CEO of JP Morgan Chase & Co.) have in common with an Apple concept video from 1980’s? It is a product that he could really use today. On August 1st, CNBC published an online post about Jamie Dimon’s morning routine. It is an unsurprisingly common stoic tale of coffee, […]
Up until now I have been critical of Tesla. It isn’t because the technology they are producing isn’t incredible, because it is. My criticism lies in the fact that the automobile is the solution to a twentieth century problem not a twenty-first century problem. High speed rail, Hyperloop, and even last mile solutions like electric […]