In the last blog, I warned young people about the conmen that float about in trusted circles–in your community, around the university, and even your church. If you haven’t yet, go read it. This blog is different. I want to expose younger, savvier conmen who use social media and our modern tools to scam people […]
This is an open letter to young people. I want to warn you about the conmen you will soon encounter in your professional life. These people are confident, charming, and seem very successful. But they are posers. They will bring you down. They can ruin your dreams.
A great many of people never outgrow the self-doubt that began in high school. It may not show up in that high school topics and interactions, but it’s still there throughout adulthood. It’s what makes adults vulnerable to political pressure, or to be agreeable to others even when it means abandoning our beliefs.
The hype around technology moves faster than the technology itself. Perhaps your job is doomed, at least the job you have today, but you have time to move along to something new. Maybe something even better?
Our great leaps in humanity never land us softly in Utopia. We land hard, and when we wipe the dust from our eyes, we see new problems that we could’ve never imagined. You don’t have to look far for examples. All recent technologies have already revealed unintended consequences. Social networks have allowed us to connect […]
Designers of electric vehicles aren’t obligated to round off every corner to reduce drag. Designers can carve vehicles with confidence and audacity. Proof? The ridiculous Cybertruck from Tesla.