You get into you car, turn the ignition on, and the phone automatically connects via Bluetooth. Some music streaming service begins to play out the latest or perhaps the hottest tunes in the country or your city. It’s common place now. A plethora of music streaming services, and an exponentially larger catalog of music to … Continue reading What’s in a Tape?
Last week, Seth Godin published Furious/Curious on his blog. The post goes like this: “They rhyme, but they have opposite meanings. It’s very difficult to feel both emotions at the same time, and one is far more productive than the other.” I read it a few times, and to me, something felt incomplete. I understood … Continue reading Which Way?
A few years ago, I saw this video and read this post on how portable tech and its software has revolutionised and eaten the world. A blitzkrieg style assault on everything. A remarkable journey where one single device replaced countless others. The mobile phone, for example, is ubiquitous. A technology that was once a luxury … Continue reading For Their Own Sake
My earliest memories of friction come from physics classes in high school. Friction (n): "the resistance that one surface or object encounters when moving over another." The pictorial representation of friction in school was this: Image Source: Mini Physics Friction, I was told, was an opposing force; it pared down progress. It slowed things down. … Continue reading On Friction
Do you remember that time in school when you learned a novel approach to solve a problem? Do you remember when your teacher presented a puzzle in class, and you had to give out the answer the next day? You figured out the solution on your own and didn’t want to share the process with … Continue reading Why Novel Approaches Shouldn’t Be Novel