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I Wanted to Keep on Eating.

John Maeda, designer, technologist, author, and executive, is masterful. Last night I had the chance to watch him interview Walker & Company Founder and CEO, Tristan Walker. Tristan gave a terrific interview. After one of his responses, John said something along the lines of, “it’s like an incredible dessert that you just want to keep…

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Intersections That Inspire Innovation

Amy Whitaker refers to herself as a human Venn diagram. She’s passionate about art and commerce and how the two intersect in ways that benefit the other. And she’s written about these ideas in a gem of a book, Art Thinking: How to Carve Out Creative Space in a World of Schedules, Budgets, and Bosses. Amy’s…

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Summer Reading Standouts (Bring on the Science Fiction!)

Between work projects and prepping for my podcast, Curious Minds, I read a lot of non-fiction. It scratches that itch I have to know what’s coming or, even better, “becoming” (a terrific Kevin Kelly word from his book, The Inevitable). I try to read things that teach me something new or that compel me to…

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How I Found Myself Riding In @KristianStill’s Car

For weeks now, I’ve been driving to work with Kristian Still. I just didn’t know it. It wasn’t in my car (I don’t own one). It wasn’t in a carpool or in his car (He’s in the UK. I’m in San Francisco). It was through my podcast, Curious Minds. Turns out Kristian’s been listening to my podcast…

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Sharing Our Learning

Dear Curious Minds Listener, One of my favorite parts of hosting Curious Minds is that, each week, listeners reach out to share insights about the show. It could be through an email or a tweet or a LinkedIn message. No matter how they find me, I love hearing which guests they enjoyed and how they’re…

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