Utopia, what is it about? A positive vision of the future. What is it about human beings working together, living together being together without conflict that annoys people? Why is it that dystopia is so compelling to people? I mean, I could give you thousands of… Read More »Are Humans Really Not Built For Utopia?
If the Coronavirus has taught us anything, it’s that life IS change. If that’s true, how does planning work if you could be deeply affected by the next Black Swan? I firmly believe that there are two ways in which to run your life and… Read More »The Pros And Cons Of Resilience
The Coronavirus is a Black Swan: The black swan theory or theory of black swan events is a metaphor that describes an event that comes as a surprise, has a major effect, and is often inappropriately rationalized after the fact with the benefit of hindsight.… Read More »The Upside Of Black Swans
Over the last few years, I’ve been championing products and services which appeal to the laziness inherent in all human beings. I figure that I do many things each day, which can quickly be whisked away by the proper automation. If that automation is correctly… Read More »We Have To Stop Struggling With Technology. Or Do We?
Are you reading this blog post on a smartphone? Does your smartphone ever leave your side? Do you freak out if you ever misplace or lose your smartphone? Do you ever feel less than whole when your smartphone is not within easy reach? You’ve just… Read More »What’s So Bad About Being A Cyborg?
Don’t Repeat Yourself There is a well-known principle in software development known as DRY, or Don’t Repeat Yourself. Here is the Wikipedia definition: In software engineering, don’t repeat yourself (DRY) is a principle of software development, aimed at reducing repetition of information of all kinds,… Read More »Be DRY (Don’t Repeat Yourself) In All Things?