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Category Archives: Living in the World Today
Digital natives have an advantage during the Coronavirus pandemic
If you are under 40 you are a digital native. Most of the under-40 group has been online since at least their teenage years. Having been attached to screens and aspects of the virtual world has made this group much … Continue reading
Building good teams cannot rely entirely on remote workforces
I was on a Zoom call recently (as are so many people these days), with some long-time friends. The discussion naturally centered around the impacts and effects of Coronavirus on people today and in the future. One of my friends … Continue reading
Most jobs that can be done by a robot are not good jobs
All jobs that can be done by a robot instead of a human are, ultimately, vulnerable jobs. That does not mean that all of those jobs SHOULD be done by robots. The race for technological innovation has always been linked … Continue reading
The key to survival is embracing your professional struggle
Most mornings I drive to a train station and hop on a commuter train heading to New York City from my town in the suburbs. I have lots and lots of company doing the same thing every day. Sometimes I … Continue reading
How monthly subscriptions have infiltrated your life
The publishing site Quartz.com laid off more staff this past week. It’s not that Quartz hasn’t found a revenue model; it has already decided its best revenue future is via monthly subscriptions. Quartz like many others knows that bleeding you … Continue reading
The time is now for video calling at home and at work
Last November I posted about whether or not I was going to buy a Facebook Portal device. I ended up doing so and had a smaller one sent to my daughter who lives in Chicago. This past Monday evening my daughter … Continue reading
Do I want to buy a Facebook ‘Portal’ device?
Having a daughter that lives in a city located almost 1,000 miles away is sometimes frustrating. I miss her and wish I could see her and spend time with her more often. And I know I am in good company … Continue reading
Can AI make health-related 911 calls better?
Recently I read an interesting article in the Wall Street Journal about the difficulties of recruiting telephone operators for 911 calls. With the U.S. unemployment rate at less than 4% at first I did not understand why it’s difficult to fill … Continue reading
The benefits of working remotely outweigh the disadvantages
I had a friend tell me that it seems my blog often touches on the experiences of driving automobiles. When I started writing this blog nearly 10 years ago I called it “The Way I See It”. Not the most … Continue reading
Posted in Driving, Living in the World Today Tagged Driving trips, Google Maps, Portable office, Road trips, Working remotely 3 Comments
Sleep as business currency
I recently finished UC Berkeley Neuroscientist and Professor Matthew Walker’s interesting book Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams. I’m particularly interested in how much people sleep (or don’t sleep) and have written a few blog posts … Continue reading