Fair Trade, USDA Organic, and now Climate Neutral. Climate Neutral is a logo that is “carried by brands that measure, reduce, and offset all of the carbon generated by making and delivering their products.” The idea for the new label comes from Peter Dering, CEO of Peak Design, a camera accessories company. There are many … Continue reading Climate Neutral
6 really cool advanced technologies that NASA has developed and is willing to license for commercial use. Take a look and would love to hear from you as to what they can be used for.
A fascinating look at how scientists are currently using social media and online data to track
Computer files are going extinct. It is about time. And here is why.
Google held its fall product launch event in New York. There were some good bits, some great bits, and there was a bit that was a head-scratcher. It involved famous photographer Annie Leibovitz, who was invited on stage to talk about the Pixel 4 phone and its photography capabilities. It was a bit of a … Continue reading Oh Annie
“It’s also locking down a new model for the smart home that will rely on Google as an essential gatekeeper for Nest devices. This will keep Google in the game as it negotiates with other device makers and platforms,” writes my former colleague Stacey Higginbotham about Google’s new approach to its smart home ecosystem. It is a good analysis for you to read when done reading all the news about Google event today.
Michael Tsai has collected reactions of various Mac people (for lack of a better word), and pretty much everyone he has listed is urging caution when it comes to upgrading to the newest macOS release, Catalina. I am going to take their advice seriously and avoid the updates. I am leaving my iMac Pro and MacBook Pro on … Continue reading (MacOS) Catalina Crisis
In an opinion piece for The New York Times, Salesforce co-founder and CEO Marc Benioff argues: It’s time for a new capitalism — a more fair, equal and sustainable capitalism that actually works for everyone and where businesses, including tech companies, don’t just take from society but truly give back and have a positive impact. … Continue reading Marc Benioff on Why We Need New Capitalism
After some quick and intense travels, it is nice to be back in my apartment, where the noise levels are minimal, the bandwidth is blazing fast, and I have time and space to organize my thoughts. For the past ten days (the entirety of my trip), I have been thinking about our increasingly complex and … Continue reading Big Tech & people: a complicated relationship of convenience