No matter the gladwell naysayers, he has a knack for simple eloquence. When I spoke at Pop!Tech a few months ago, we had about an hour and a half car ride to Camden, ME from the airport. My friend who accompanied me rode up with Malcolm’s parents. She fell in love with them. One is a mathematician and one is a social scientist. Now it … Continue reading Malcolm Gladwell on meaningful work and curiosity
Since it looks as if Facebook will be the go-to social grid for the foreseeable future, I decided to implement Facebook connect as a way to leave comments on my blog. In addition to Disqus, which is a social network for online comments, you can now use your Facebook login information to leave comments on this blog. Continue reading Facebook Connect
Wow…this is amazing. A simple solution for the developing world with potential for disruption here in the States (that is, if the LensCrafters lobbyists don’t come down hard on the water and syringe industries). My partner today said he tried on a $1200 pair of glasses today. They probably cost about $10 to make. If there’s ever an industry that needs disruption, it’s the $500 … Continue reading Brilliant water-based eyeglasses for the masses: No optician required
mikehudack: jamesnord: This question first came to me when I realized it is impossible (at least for me) to read without hearing the words in my head. So, if are deaf, what happens in your head while you read? More importantly, can you think without language? After some research I found what you might assume, no you cannot think without language. In this way, being … Continue reading What do the deaf hear in their heads when they read?
A friend of mine passed away a few days ago. It’s been pretty rough. I met him while living in Baltimore through his best friend. He was a big fan of my photography. When I’d do professional shoots, Adam was always my assistant…he was a great photographer himself. Adam was one of the smartest kids I’ve ever met. His heart was gold. He was wise … Continue reading
So my tax dollars are paying for people to be able to watch Fox News!? When did having a television become damn near a right? If I don’t watch television, can the government give me a handout so I can buy a couple movies off iTunes? The television bridge to nowhere. Digital TV Converter Coupons In Short Supply Continue reading Digital TV Converter Coupons In Short Supply
I think this is spot on. The world is just now experiencing the dying off of the dinosaurs. We’re going to look back at this era and realize that this was the tipping point for a whole new way of transacting and communicating. The health care industry may be somewhat protected for the next few years but will collapse because we can’t afford as a … Continue reading BuzzMachine- It’s not just an era; it’s a new world order