Thanks to Bryan Alexander’s lead, a bunch of us are reading Kelly and Zach Weinersmith’s interesting and somewhat zany look at the future of technology – Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That’ll Improve and/or Ruin Everything. After reading what I would consider to be thoughtful explorations of the future, such as Kevin Kelly’s The Inevitable, Thomas… Read more Reading Soonish
Over the weekend, I continued reading Tom Friedman’s new book, Thank You For Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations. I have to admit that the second section on accelerations – technologies, globalizations, and ecologies – scared the crap out of me! In a methodical manner, Friedman laid out his… Read more Got My Attention
I have read about half of a recent book from George Westerman, Didier Bonnet, and Andrew McAfee – Leading Digital: Turning Technology into Business Transformation (2014). Their premise is that the innovations of the past decade have been nothing short of astonishing – yet they are just the warm up acts for what is to… Read more Digital Leadership
Over the weekend, I started a little project that will last a LOOOONNNNGGGG time. My daughters have given me a scanner so that I might digitally scan some of the 2400+ 35mm slides that are sitting in storage up in the attic. Works great, though it takes 8 minutes to do 4 slides. (You do… Read more DIYU, Probably Not, But Use DIYU Resources, Definitely!