I’ve been systemically learning about organizations that were inordinately effective at producing innovations in the 20th Century: DARPA, Bell Labs, PARC, etc. Despite the celebration and focus these orgs have received, several under-discussed similarities stand out to me. Most of these points involve uncomfortable truths and incentives that we often... [Read More]
What is Innovation?
I’ve been asking the question “How do you accelerate innovations?” [Read More]
Elder Care: Dyads, Wicked Problems, and System v Story Thinking
Let me tell you a story about elder care. [Read More]
All Things Voice
About a year ago I tried to build a voice-based knowledge management system. You know, the thing everybody wants. The perfect assistant that sits in the corner, takes care of notes and followups like recording action items, conducting further research, linking to resources, and more. [Read More]
Some quick notes from a great discussion/breakfast put on by Canvas Ventures and Bloomberg Beta focused on building AI products in the real world. [Read More]