Everyone wants to know, so I thought I’d tell you. Here’s what’s going to happen with the economy: It’s going to go up. Then down. Then up. Then down. Sometimes all within the same day. (For verification, just check the stock market.) Beyond that, nobody knows what’s going to happen. Yes, there are multitudes of… Continue Reading Acting on what you know
OMG! A California teen (barely, as she’s only 13) sent 14, 528 text messages in December. That’s 484 texts a day. One every two minutes, if you count hours for sleep. She created a 440-page phone bill, but mom and pop say they’re “lucky” she had an unlimited texting plan. Her punishment? No more texting after dinner.… Continue Reading whr r her parNts?
What’s missing from this photo? About seventy-five squabbling siblings, several (though not enough) overwhelmed staffers, a couple dozen frazzled parents (including me), and the line leading out the door past Starbucks. Because, when it comes to the economic “downturn,” the only thing down at GameStop stores I have visited recently is their inventory. Halfway between the Christmas Eve peas… Continue Reading Recession? What Recession?
It’s easy to get stuck, while everything around you changes. Just keep doing what you’ve been doing, and don’t look around. The major airlines are stuck in the 1970’s. (Or some other previous era.) Don’t believe it? Fly one of them — and then fly Virgin America, as I did last week. The proof is… Continue Reading Don’t get stuck in the 1970’s
On the other hand, perhaps the Microsoft Surface isn’t so cool.
Here’s a great preview of Surface computing, forthcoming this year from Microsoft (and with a tip of the hat to the holographic computer screen predicted — and pre-depicted — in the film Minority Report). It also reminds me of two other things: the iPhone (coming soon to a belt like mine), and the tabletop Ms.… Continue Reading Surface computing
The future isn’t just coming fast — it’s already here, as this vid shows. Where is your business going next? Everybody is going somewhere (or they’re going nowhere).