Category Archives: Life

On the Limits of Automation, and on what comes next

I am not an economist, a futurist, nor a Silicon Valley mogul.  But like many, I’ve given a lot of thought to our present and future as largely shaped by labor automation and increasingly, artificial intelligence. Despite everything we understand … Continue reading

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Take Back Control of Your Signature

Device manufacturers have found a great way to brand your emails and even text messages.  I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve seen a note sent by a specific type of phone.  Just this morning I received an SMS telling me … Continue reading

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Lessons from a Bachelor Party: Valuing Development Teams

Confession: I spent last weekend at a bachelor party, “off the grid”, about 140 miles northeast of Seattle, WA.  Ten savages (yours truly among them) left to their own devises, without a care in the world, honoring a very close … Continue reading

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Startups and Grown-ups: 3 Simple Tips to Survive and Thrive !

There’s no reason why you can’t get involved with early-stage startups later in life provided you are willing to put in the effort and temper your expectations.  As we grow older, our lives become ever more complicated and our responsibilities … Continue reading

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