My friend Rachel Christensen gave an insightful talk at TEDxTijuana titled Beyond Your Border, the story of borderlanders: those people whose lives exist in two countries and prepare us for the future!
We lost a great one! Stan Lee, the creator of Spider-Man, The Hulk, Fantastic 4, X-Men and other super-heroes died yesterday. He leaves a legacy of inspiration behind that will keep inspiring many more generations.
Most of his comic book characters have been adapted to film, creating a franchise that is shaping the world over.
Many leaders rely too heavily on past achievements, practices, and ways of thinking to drive positive results today, but they often need to unlearn those behaviors before they can take a step forward; this is the essence of innovation.
The Next Economy will be driven by 10 key technologies. Underpinning all of them is artificial intelligence. Though people believe that truly intelligent computing already exists, it’s not true. Rather, current techniques such as machine and deep learning give us automation; not intelligence.
Last week I got a chance to test drive a Mazda CX9 and 3 as part of my research for an innovation project with Mazda Tijuana. Traditionally, test drives are done in a very common way; nothing out of the ordinary.
Calling all Hungry Minds!
About 5 years ago I started an offline meetup where me and a friend would each invite an interesting person to teach us something; I called it the Hungry Minds. It started as intellectual networking and just learning from someone else; there is no business card exchange. But it evolved into a brainstorm and support group. For example, we asked ourselves some of the following questions: