Why Did America Give Up on Mass Transit? (Don't Blame Cars.)
The mistakes made by US cities as the expanded in size but neglected proper public transport. Are we now making the same mistakes in Ireland?
Some grains of ugly truth in this. I'm pretty sure nothing would change if my job disappeared.
Excellent account of the financial impacts of the 'lost decade' post 2008. What's changed (or not) and why.
Powerful and humbling, a call to our better selves.
Extraordinary account of the experiences of extraordinary men. The right stuff.
Read it. Do it. Live better.
A message that deserves to be heard, and heard by a wider audience than designers. A call to be responsible for our individual and collective legacies.
A searing indictment of the American dream.
Straight questions deserve straight answers. Similar questions could be asked of the Irish government.
Required reading for founders - substitute 'cheap debt' for VC growth capital and Central Bankers could learn a thing or two aswell.
Equally amazed and appalled. Does profound advancement for the few still count as progress?
I was never a huge fan of Fintan or his writing, but he nails this one. No easy answers to the questions raised by Brexit.
Worth a read, points out some of the absurdities of GDP measurements and highlights the growing disconnect between growing per capita GDP and increased living standards.
Behold the future, dark & light. A very thought prevoking essay from the eminently readable Mr Fry.
Required reading. Huxley's nightmare
or: How 'Direct to Consumer' business models killed the dinosaurs. Learnings for every industry here.
The other America
Facinating - an unintended social experiment, the world is online
Great ideas, badly written. Still well worth a read. Everything is possible, the future starts now.
Brexit. It's complicated. An excellent synopsis of the real issues.
An inspired and timely rant. Important observations on the world we are acqiesing into being, made by someone who every incentive to stay quiet. Kudos DHH
Modern life is caffeine.
Oh so true.
So much more than a book review; a well informed and compelling love letter to British railways and a nostalgic lament for what has befallen them.
A revolution indeed, if only half of it is true it is still a signpost towards a better world.
Thought provoking article on the realisation of self image through paid employment. What does it mean to be successful.