The definition of Digital Transformation
Always love what Joe and Robert cover - this one especially since they discuss the Medium subscription model news announced recently
A must read
When in doubt, just say thank you. There is no downside. Are you honestly worried about showing too much gratitude to the people in your life?
7. The best thing money buys is control over your time. It gives you options and frees you from relying on someone else's priorities. One day you'll realize this freedom is one of the things that makes you truly happy.
So again, the future of growth will combine a few factors:
Classic strategies that are all about people
New platforms that present big new opportunities
Combined with iterative, thoughtful execution
We can learn from the past, because the things that worked 100 years ago, or even 1000 years ago, still work today.
he said. “I think people who are particularly attuned to the levers by which society actually works understand that we are skating on really thin cultural ice right now.”
Students will breeze through their material at four or 10 times the speed, perhaps completing an undergraduate education in less than half a year.
Facebook has wider operating margins than all but five U.S. companies
The only data Signal retains is the phone number you register with and when you last logged into their server.
Enabling autonomous vehicles and personalizing advertising are two of the highest opportunity use cases for machine learning today.
It’s that time of year again — when every industry expert and their mother puts on their fortune teller hat and begins predicting the future of [insert industry here].
What makes this Louis C. K. clip interesting, however, is that he goes on to explain how he broke out of the circle of mediocrity that was trapping him.
This escape began when C. K. heard an interview with George Carlin. In this interview, Carlin said his method was to record one comedy special each year. The day after he was done recording, he’d throw out his material and start over.
At first, C. K. was incredulous, thinking:
“That’s crazy, how do you throw away…it took me fifteen years to build this shitty hour.”
But he soon realized something: Carlin’s sets got better each year.
Tons of interesting examples
Success is continuously improving who you are, how you live, how you serve, and how you relate.
Some good ones here
At some point, we must stop our reading, put all the advice from Marcus and the other stoics aside and take action. So that, as Seneca put it, the “words become works.”
One issue sometimes cited for the dearth of women in computing fields is the lack of professional role models who could inspire girls to pursue their STEM dreams. We’ve attempted to counteract this by asking 17 women within Microsoft’s global research organization their views on what’s likely to occur in their fields in 2017.
Of course, the big question is: How do you become a superager? Which activities, if any, will increase your chances of remaining mentally sharp into old age? We’re still studying this question, but our best answer at the moment is: work hard at something. Many labs have observed that these critical brain regions increase in activity when people perform difficult tasks, whether the effort is physical or mental. You can therefore help keep these regions thick and healthy through vigorous exercise and bouts of strenuous mental effort.
He readily busts the myth of “failing fast.” This wasn’t the environment at Pandora, with little time and money to waste. “There’s this motto in our industry that says fail fast and fail often,” he says. “But none of us can actually do that right? We have all kinds of constituents — employees, investors, users — they are expecting you to do smart things, not dumb things. So one of the first things I said was let’s not pretend we can just try things and some will work out and some won’t. That’s not winning, that’s losing.”