Episode 16: Confidence

The greatest basketball player of all time, Michael Jordan once said,…

Commencing Core Monthly Meetings

I am so thrilled to be able to write up the follow-up from the first Mautic monthly core meeting. Before I give you the details about the meeting itself (which will eventually live on Mautic.org’s working group meeting notes) let me share why this meeting is so important.  Even if you’re not super interested in...

Unbinged

I think I made up the title, but that’s okay. I think I like what it means and apparently I’m getting better at making up words. Here’s what I mean by unbinged. We all agree some things in life are worth waiting for, or said in a different way, some things are too good to...

Episode 15: Accountability

“Passing the buck” originated from a ritual practiced during card games. Card players used to place a marker, called a “buck,” in front of the person who was the dealer. That marker was passed to the next player along with the responsibility of dealing. Eventually “passing the buck” became synonymous with passing on responsibility….

Unmoderated

The danger of unmoderated artificial intelligence is that as it learns human behavior it will adapt and modify its output to serve the revealed self of the individual rather than the aspirational self; understanding greater satisfaction is derived from pleasing the revealed self, although often in juxtaposition to the greater good.

Behavior

“People’s behavior makes sense if you think about it in terms of their goals, needs, and motives.” — Thomas Mann

Desire Paths

Yesterday I finished up my somewhat exhaustive study on my latest topic of interest. And by exhaustive study I mean I went spelinking. (See what I did there? It’s like spelunking, only for links.) Yep, I think I’m going to coin that as a new word and start using it. Not sure what else is...

Switching

“Every time you shift your attention from one thing to another, the brain has to engage a neurochemical switch that uses up nutrients in the brain to accomplish that. So if you’re attempting to multitask, you know, doing four or five things at once, you’re not actually doing four or five things at once, because...

Next

I’m constantly reading the tech headlines and always looking to see what’s new in the world of interesting tech. I am particularly interested in seeing what new or innovative things have been discovered or worked on. I like to think about how they might be used in the future and how new tech can be...