Posts Tagged ‘tech’

CM 069: Lipson and Kurman on Our Driverless Future

Self-driving cars are just around the corner. Are you ready? With the advent of machine learning and related tech, autonomous cars are more technologically mature than most of us think. Yet old-school policies and regulations are lagging behind, making it difficult for large scale adoption to take place. Essentially, driverless tech has become a people,…

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CM 062: John Maeda on Great Design

Everyone benefits from understanding great design. Whether you make products, program apps, or provide services, design plays a critical role in how effectively you accomplish your goals. And if you work in the field of design, there has never been a better time to showcase your skills. In this thought-provoking interview, John Maeda talks about…

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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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If Attention is Today’s Currency, How Are We Spending It?

According to The New York Times’ Carl Richards, “Attention is a currency. We choose how to spend it, just like we spend our time, energy and money.” He adds, “We think of certain things as being free, but if it requires our attention, we’re paying a price of sorts.” Fortune’s Mathew Ingram goes so far…

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CM 005: Nir Eyal on Rethinking Our Online Habits

Nir Eyal is the bestselling author of Hooked and a contributing writer for Forbes, TechCrunch, and Psychology Today. An entrepreneur, educator, and speaker, Nir writes about innovations at the intersection of psychology, technology, and business. In this interview, Nir shares the psychology behind why we get hooked by our devices and apps. He talks about how…

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