Over 5 years ago I predicted that Facebook would be gone in 5 years. It turns out that I was wrong. At the time I had looked at Facebook and saw that the features and content were so juvenile that it couldn’t possibly survive in the long run. Just looking at the name and the… Continue reading Predicting the demise of Facebook
or maybe you don’t like borrowing either?
I think perhaps the greatest lesson I will learn in my life is the expansive disruptive power of the label. I have never liked labels, not since I was a small child. I was labeled with many negative labels as a child and I am hopeful that some of those types of labels are reducing… Continue reading labels
On a recent trip to Florida I experienced a lot of wasted time with travel and running errands. Twice I lost time due to poor traffic planning and or long line ups. I watched around as everyone just seemed to accept that they will not get to use their own time wisely.
I see the world as a division of life split into categories of entertainment, health/wellness, income sources, family/friends, social/community and our extra. Each person’s life is a collection of these categories but what separates us apart from each other is where we choose to apply our extra time, money and passion. Throughout our lives the… Continue reading extra
By now I have to assume that you have seen some version of the “story” about the monkeys in the experiment with the ladder, ice cold water and the self policing they do. It goes something like this: “They start with a room containing five monkeys. Inside the room, they hung a banana on a… Continue reading monkey number 5
One of my favourite thing about following bloggers is when they pass along one of their own learning moments and share a new concept with us. Reading Patrick Rhone’s web site The Random Post I discovered another Gem that he found. He point’s us to Derek Sivers’ concept of “possible futures” where you create a… Continue reading possible futures
Scene captured in a news report detailing all of the steps including screen shots of stories, interviews with people on the street, interviews with experts on anonymity. an anonymous author begins to publish short stories these stories expose the problematic underpinnings of society including which companies, people and systems are at the heart of the… Continue reading Got in a street fight – Film Short Concept
Six years is not a sacrifice when the end goal of the project is something great. Is it? When an investment of time into someone produces an end result that lasts a life time, how much time do you choose to invest?
I write here to share ideas that come up from time to time. Writing them out helps me to process them. Editing my words, over and over (sometimes not enough) helps me to further work through the idea and the issues. I publish it publicly because it is important to leave a legacy of our… Continue reading blog like no one is reading