There’s no such thing as a free lunch. I’m sure that there are similar sayings in every language in the world. We are all at least somewhat aware that everything that we see or hear is, in some way or another, influenced by some kind of trade. It’s not always monetary compensation, either. I write … More Paying for Content – If you think the news is bad in the US, come to Japan
I was actually looking for a photo of some cables I took years ago, but I like the vortices in this image. It’s an incense stick in macro. It was either that or a photo of some mould… It’s been a long time since I was in High School. Not “I’m old enough to have … More Avoid giving yourself a use-by date
There is a fake quote that supposes that scientists around 1900 thought that there was “nothing more” left to discover in physics, and that they should start to apply themselves to getting more accurate confirmation of their existing theories. Then, as the legend goes, Quantum Mechanics and the Special Theory of Relativity smashed those conceptions. … More The Edge of Technology (or, how to find a job in 2050)
The featured image today is the skyline of Hyderabad – India’s Silicon Valley. Basically every major tech company has a development office here, so the city is flush with cash. And yet, some people still can’t afford a roof… As part of my work, I’m charged with leading our company into Asia. It’s a … More Buy Cheap. Keep it running.
Recently I went on a leadership course for work. It had a number of topics there, but there was one message that stood out quite clearly. You need to have your own world in order before you can start to lead others. This is something that I’ve known for a long time, but it is … More The only way to find yourself is to do a bunch of things
I imagine that the world that Marx lived in was probably a lot like the one that we are living n today – at least to some extent. The First Machine Age was only a few decades old, and there was a huge increase in the Bounty and the Spread when it came to money. … More The end of Money
I was recently at the IBC Show in Amsterdam. This is one of the two “Big” broadcast shows; the other being NAB in Vegas. If you’ve ever wondered how TV is made then come along to one of them and you can see the entire process laid out for you. These shows are very large; … More The Robot Revolution is coming – to a TV near you.