4 Big Insights on Connected Devices

I recently had the pleasure of attending Mobile Monday, the San Francisco edition of a global institution dedicated to sharing and discussing trends in mobile connectivity. This event centered around the “Connected Home,” but touched on trends across other “mega-markets” in mobile (which the host identified) as automotive, appliances, and wearables. The highlight of the night…

Illuminating Data

Data acts as a veil, a sort of overarching condition that results from and drives our interactions. It’s something like language in this regard; we contribute to it by our very interactions and behaviors, and we use it to communicate, to function, and to connect more frequently and strategically. In this way, data is something…

If Necessity is the Mother, Serendipity is the Father

Trial and error, iteration, and serendipity are all part of our vernacular when it comes to innovation, much like mutations, adaptation, and variation are key ingredients to evolution. Whether it is a prehistoric adolescent who mistakenly weights the end of his spear to create an atlatl; the geopolitical and religious pressure to spread the word…

Time for Technology, Technology for Time

One of the things I want to accomplish here is to look at the macro forces that are shaping the face of technology and “future” as we think about it, as well as some examples of how this is revolutionizing everyday objects and innovating how we define “everyday.” Consider: Technology and time have always been…

Nature. Nurture. &Technology

For millennia, humans have divided time using a trifecta model: Past, Present, and Future. “Past, Present, Future” by Rollin Kocsis I have long been fascinated with the ancient past, particularly as it relates to the human fate and condition. As an anthropology major, I specialized in prehistoric anthro in college and immersed myself in the…