Category: Technology

Combating the Dark Side of Technology (Part 1)

My last post on The Dark Side of Technology definitely seems to have hit a responsive chord. Many of us see evidence of this dark side of technology every day in the world around us. But it doesn’t have to be that way… Continue reading

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Innovation TV Part 2

In a previous post I wrote about my company’s use of EMC TV for the final stages of the innovation process. During that post I mentioned I would also share how internal ideators use the same medium to advance their own innovation initiatives. As promised, here are a full set of elevator pitch videos that ideators created to sell internal ideas within EMC. Continue reading

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Innovation or Not - Autonomous Automobiles

As sensors become smaller, faster, cheaper, and more capable, autonomous automobiles become more of a potential commercial reality. If you’re not sure what an autonomous automobile is or the baby steps that have already been taken, you might want to check out this video from Texas Instruments and this other video that takes you for a ride in Google’s self-driving car. Continue reading

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The Dark Side of Technology

I’m going to disrupt the Silicon Valley script. You know the one. Every talk or article coming out of Silicon Valley follows the prescribed template: start with a dazzling description of awesome new digital technologies and then proceed to explore all the wonderful benefits and opportunities that these technologies will bring to us. I’m going to do something different. I want to explore the dark side of these technologies. Continue reading

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The Kindle Smartphone is a Game Changer – But Not As You Think

Amazon recently launched its new Kindle Fire smartphone. “Ho-hum” you, and a lot of other people, said. “Why?” “What’s so great about this phone?” The market is dominated by Apple and Samsung, to the point we no longer care about Blackberry – and have pretty much forgotten about all the money spent by Microsoft to… Continue reading

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How do we connect meaningfully with family, community and with our personal life? How do we engage meaningfully with work? Rediscover how the methodologies that help us achieve process excellence; can help us reach our own personal excellence. Continue reading

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Can It Grow?

If you’re working in a company you like, and you want it to be around in the future, you want to know if it will grow. If you’re looking to move to a new company, you want to know if it has legs – you want to know if it will grow. Continue reading

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