War is obviously good for some businesses. But is it good for society? ‘Of course not’ is most likely your immediate response. And certainly mine. But not so fast. It’s complicated …
Creativity is fascinating. And creativity is usually triggered by something. A problem, an opportunity, a situation, a crisis, a need – or just an idea. Which turns into an itch, a desire to fix, alleviate, improve, invent …
We’ve been in it for quite some time. But do we realize how much it has changed us? And how different it turned out compared to expectations?
I was upset. Joe Rogan was promoting dangerous lies and Spotify was supporting him. So I broke it off. To send a message. Inspired by Neil Young, Joni Mitchell and many other artists I highly respect. It didn’t last–and the reason is interesting.
Being ‘at the edge’ has a new meaning in the digital world. Incomprehensible to the layman, confusing to even technical people. But suddenly there’s help available. A new device makes the concept completely understandable. To anyone.
I’m not joking. Most people don’t care about privacy. If they did, social media and a lot of other things in the digital world would be different. Actually, if people were as concerned about privacy as the pundits and many lawmakers want us to be, the digital economy would be in shambles.
You’re on vacation. You’re filming your loved ones in a famous setting. Or just filming a busy street, trying to save the energy of the moment for later enjoyment. The footage is yours, right? Not so fast…
It may be a phenomenon local to my neck of the woods, but I don’t think so. I’m seeing ads and announcements for ‘digital transformation conferences’ all over the place. And I don’t get it. This is 2022, not 2015. If someone haven’t taken the transformation plunge yet, it’s too late. Sorry.
Most people I know consider themselves ‘adaptable’ – able and willing to adapt to changing conditions, new challenges etc. fast. Yet I know very few who really are. What’s the problem?
Of course we’re looking for features. We know what we need – and what we want. Color, shape, size, capabilities. Our ‘specs’. But is that what we’re getting? Not really. We’re getting a lot more, and for a while it felt good. Now it’s haunting us.