Picture: Nick Herasimenka
On Wednesday night I attended the launch of the SingularityU in Douglas. Well done to Owen, Andrew and Kurt for setting this up. We got to play a card game together which was used to stimulate conversation and boy did it. I will definitely be inviting more friends to come along to the next event. We can do amazing things together.
We want to create a community of exponential thinkers where we can be the catalyst for awesome events which connect people and groups to solve humanity’s grand challenges.
Today it’s all about those interesting links I found and thought I would share with you.
I’ve never been a car fanatic but I know a good few friends who are, but I do appreciate the history behind certain brands. The one that comes to mind is Ferrari.
“The branding and the reputation comes from the quality of the product,” says Andrew Nahum, a curator of Ferrari: Under the Skin, a new exhibition at the Design Museum, in London, that unpacks automaker’s legacy. “They can do that because the quality of the product and the continuity and history of it. It’s a super-car like no other, really.”
I do like the sound of a Ferrari; does that make me a crazy car guy? Perhaps not, could be due to my audio experience I’ve had in my career.
It’s rare that the kids, parents, and grandparents are affected by any one problem, but that’s exactly what’s happened with the case of the recently discovered Management Engine bug in Intel processors. The exploit, which makes it possible for the remote takeover of a system, affects not only the latest, eighth generation of Intel CPUs, but the seventh and sixth generations as well (even the best ones).
The countdown is on! With only 10 more days and 10 more posts to go in my writing challenge, this article popped into my feed.
What is analysis paralysis?
It’s a great piece of work by Amanda Zantal-Wiener from Hubspot.
It’s one thing to hold yourself to high standards. As marketers, we all know a thing or two about tearing something down and starting it from scratch again and again because there’s something about it that’s just not quite there.
I’ve never been a big reader of books, fiction is not something I would rush to grab but non-fiction has its place in my world, albeit a small part. So why are physical book sales on the rise?
Germany has taken a stand against these toys over safety concerns that they could be hacked and spy on children. They are specifically raising concerns for children between the ages of 5 and 12 years. The UK consumer rights group called: ‘Which’ published findings about four internet enabled toys. It’s all about the Bluetooth not being secure. Would you buy one for your child this Christmas?
And finally to end this post, I saw this quote on Twitter today:
‘Nothing is permanent in this wicked world. Not even our troubles – Chaplin’
Thanks for reading!