“The Blip”, False Patterns, And How Startups Are The Future of Work

I spend a lot of time thinking about the future–both mine, and that of the world as a whole–and one of the things that has been on my mind is the need for us to do things differently. A recent longform piece in New York focused on the theory that the seeming inexorable economic progress … Continue reading “The Blip”, False Patterns, And How Startups Are The Future of Work

The Future of Work

As we hurtle rapidly forward into an undiscovered country of robots and 3D printers, people are starting to ask, “What is the future of work?” Economic changes have already decimated traditional middle-class blue collar work like car- and steel-making.  A lot of folks in Silicon Valley have jumped on the “everyone should learn how to … Continue reading The Future of Work

Working From Home Sucks

While numerous studies keep coming out that show that telecommuters are more productive, my experience this week has been far less positive. Last Friday, I received some painful treatments for a foot ailment (don’t worry loyal readers, nothing serious or permanent…just painful and disgusting). The doctor warned me that I would be out of commission … Continue reading Working From Home Sucks