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.
Technology and Culture
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.
This was going to be a blog summarizing what we’ve been up to since the pandemic upended life as we know it. For anyone keeping score, it’s been 14 months and only one blog post to our website. In fact, this is my fifth attempt to write this blog. The other four blogs are still […]
I would like to suggest that we always write the year “2020” with an asterisk. Every email, every social media post, any reference to this calendar year deserves a big fat asterisk. Go ahead, try it. It feels good to put that asterisk at the end, and offer no explanation: 2020* It feels good because […]