‘Fraud’ is just one of the five topics that caught my eyes and ears this past week that I wanted to share with you. Enjoy.


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Via Openculture – what a letter. To the point and specific, Hunter rips Anthony a new one as he lays out what he needs and when he needs it. It should be part of all management courses. Continue reading

‘Strikes’ .. one of the 5 topics that caught my eyes and ears this past week that I wanted to share with you.


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There are a few people in the world that truly live in the future. It’s just hard to predict what is going to happen. For example, were you one of the vast majority that laughed and argued that Trump could never become the Republican nominee? You only had to look forward a few months – and we all got it so very, very wrong. (Except for Trump of course). So to look out over 10 years is definitely a challenge.

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‘Beauty’ is just one of the 5 things that caught my eyes and ears this past week that I wanted to share with you.


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You might not know what this is, but this is an annual conference that essentially provides early commentary from Apple about their technical direction. Ok – the World Wide Developers Conference is a whole lot more. But for you and me it is exactly that. This is a list provided by Brent Simmons, that he in turn had extracted from a group he belongs to in Seattle. It is a collection of ideas and thoughts and needs and requirements that at least one group of people think is important for Apple to be working on – and ideally announcing. Three that caught my eye as being very interesting.

+ Trials on the iOS and Mac App Store
+ Run iOS apps on Macs.
+ ARM-based MacBooks.

… but do click through for the whole list – remembering it is really a wish list – but damn – some of them will make it.

Your personal view into a future

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Quandl_7_sins_2x_v04The fine people over at Quandl made me aware of their new campaign focussed on data presentation. As a fan of the ‘information scientist’ Edward Tufte and someone who has devoted a few years of his life to Structured Visual Thinking with John Caswell,  I am always on the look out for software that can help us mortals better present our data in consistent, reliable and understandable ways. Guys like Nathan Yau of Flowing Data just boggle my mind. It looks so easy. And then you try it.

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‘Science’ is just one of the 5 things that caught my eyes and ears this past week that I wanted to share with you.


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Sometimes things just come together in my feed. First I saw this cartoon from Gaping Void …

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and then I read this article from Vice.

For 18- to 29-year-olds, real wages are down and living expenses are up, but fresh batches of transplants keep coming here anyway.

Art replicating society – or the other way round?

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