Things That Have Caught My Attention

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Tag: Disruption

Episode One Hundred and Seven: Allies; How Does This Even; Maximum Happy Imagination

0.0 Station Ident I’ve been thinking a lot about the kind of problems that I want to solve and the ones that matter to me. And I think I’m honing in on one, but not only just the *kind* of problem, but the way that I want to solve it. A good friend gave me […]

Episode One Hundred and Three: Recurring; Better, But Not Best

0.0 Station Ident It rained today in Portland. Really, really hard. I’m the kind of person (don’t judge) who dresses for the previous day’s weather, which must reveal some sort of bizarre insight into my foresight and planning capability. At least, it only reveals it in the sense of how I choose what to wear. […]

Episode Ninety Two: Continued Disruption; Snow Crashing (7); Edge of Tomorrow

0.0 Station Ident I spent a pretty good morning with the internet’s Evan Cordes working on a secret project that I think I used to have a code-name for, but have probably forgotten. Which means it’s really secure. The afternoon was taken up with playing with my son in the water and finding out that […]

Episode Ninety One: Disruption; Supply Chains; The Good Bit

0.0 Station Ident I’m readjusting to life with family. And on top of that I’m finally getting back into videogames. But anyway, on with the show. 1.0 Disruption Bear with me on this one, it’s really thinking out loud and thoroughly unresearched. First, some data points: – Uber obviously wants to replace all of its […]

Episode Seventy Four: Cities; Disruptive; Still Brittle

0.0 Station Ident I’m back down at Menlo Park today, with a 4am wakeup call, a 6am flight and a long day ahead of me. So it’s a good job this couch is comfy. 1.0 Cities For starters, if I’m going to write about cities and urban planning, then it looks like I really need […]