If today they were making the 1967 film, The Graduate, undoubtedly, the simple career-making business advice Benjamin Braddock would receive wouldn’t be “plastics,” it would be “blockchain.” What most people don’t understand is that just as plastics had once seemed a technology with limitless potential that turned out to be an environmental disaster, so may blockchain.
Striking the right balance between risk and reward. I am old enough to remember watching Saturday Night Live when, during a segment of Weekend Update, they trotted out a special commentator, Father Guido Sarducci, “gossip columnist and rock critic for the Vatican newspaper.” Anyway, that night, Father Guido announced his five-minute business school, which, after a decently long poetic pause, he revealed as a single rule: “Buy low. Sell high.” Which, despite its momentary comedic …
Is Apple’s confusing overlap of iPhone models, laptops, desktops and accessories causing Apple to leave money (not to mention the emotional satisfaction of its customers) on the table?
Take advantage of this time of year—the brief pause before 2019 throws us headlong into planning and unknown new adventures—to reinvigorate your curiosity and thirst for new perspectives. Step away from the holiday bustle for a moment and peruse some of our favorite media selections of late. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.
A digital experience is worthless if it isn’t adopted. How can you make sure that your UX design drives digital adoption? Check out these 4 tips.
A July 1945 issue of The Atlantic article can be traced as the source for most of the technologies driving the world’s current economic growth. The author, Dr. Bush, predicted personal computers, touch screens, hypertext, metadata, the world wide web, speech recognition and Wikipedia. How did this article have such a profound influence?
There is never a single experience that satisfies every user. And trying to be all things to all people generally leads to being nothing very great for anyone. But how do you know what to sacrifice?
In the Apple heyday, Steve Jobs’ superpower seemed to be looking at an existing or emerging technology, empathizing with users, and seemingly effortlessly stripping the relationship between them down to its bare essentials. Looking at those moments of interaction that had the greatest impact on user experience, he would mercilessly execute against those. It’s a superpower that many claim Apple has lost since his departure. Thankfully, we can all learn from their mistakes.
This week, Tim Berners Lee, inventor of the world wide web, proposed a new standard for returning control of online identification back to users. It’s called Solid. How does it work and is it possible? Check out our latest post.