Archive for: November, 2017

You Shouldn’t Have To Ask Your Boss For Permission To Learn

learning how to learn

A few weeks ago I chatted with a group of students about what a culture of innovation looks like, and the conditions that have to exist for it to happen at work. Many of them were taken aback because I explicitly told them that they should look for an employer that values curiosity; the cornerstone of innovation. It’s important because they have to take a deeper look at the culture to identify those who only pay lip service from those who do innovate.

Where Can The Blockchain Be Applied?

The Next Economy will be driven by 10 exponential technologies, one of which is the blockchain; the technology underlying Bitcoin. But it’s useful for a lot more than just Bitcoin. For example: storing data, governing, authorship and ownership, data management, digital identity, identification and authentication, voting, gambling, and more.

What is Tesla? It’s Not A Car Company…

tesla 2nd generation roadster

Last night I was chatting with a buddy of mine about how Tesla will dominate the hypercar market, competing against the likes of McLaren, Porsche, Ferrari, Bugatti and Koenigsegg.

I think I’ve mentioned this before, but if not then here it is: I like supercars.

So when Tesla released the 2nd generation Roadster last week I was really surprised and impressed; the looks, and the numbers are off the charts.

Innovation Lesson From Firefox Quantum

firefox 57 quantum

I’ve been a loyal Firefox user since version 0.4, back when an open source browser was a novelty. Thanks for Mozilla, today there are a handful of open source browsers in the market. Since then, many things have changed; including Firefox. Yesterday, Firefox 57 or Quantum was released. In a world where incremental improvements is the norm, this is actually a big release for Mozilla.

The Innovation Mindset Simplified

innovation mindset simplifiedYesterday I was invited to CETYS Universidad to chat with the 1st generation of students of the new Business Intelligence and Innovation major. Since this is a heavily technology focused major, I decided to share my view on what I believe are the Industries of the Future and how there are 10 emerging technologies that will drive the Next Economy.

The talk was called Next Economy: The Industries of The Future .