The Rise of The Machines

Automation, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning. The Rise of The Machines is being trumpeted widely. A recent cover story of the New York Post described “Amazon Go”, Amazon’s new checkout-less brick and mortar supermarket experiment, as “the next major job killer”. The accompanying picture featured the image of a 1970’s era Sci-Fi robot with the Amazon…Read more The Rise of The Machines

What’s Coming ‘Round the Bend?

Prudence in The Age of Science “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” George Santayana We can’t change the past, and we should not spend time and energy dwelling on our own and other people’s mistakes. But we should use the insight and understanding history provides to help us make better…Read more What’s Coming ‘Round the Bend?

We Add But Rarely Subtract

Have you ever noticed how we seem to only use addition, never subtraction? Let me explain. We just keep adding layers, until our lives, personal and professional, look like a game of pickup sticks. When things go wrong, it's hard to figure out exactly which stick to pick to fix it. We know about the…Read more We Add But Rarely Subtract

Four Simple Actions to Build Better Connections

We spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to make better connections; with our customers, with our co-workers, with our employees, with each other. Basic human connections and strong relationships can be elusive. We make strong connections with some people, but it can be a struggle to expand beyond our immediate circle.…Read more Four Simple Actions to Build Better Connections