Who Owns Future

Book Review: Who Owns the Future by Jaron Lanier

Dave Kinnear 2-Jobs & Tech, Book Reviews

For the past several years, it seems as though I rarely have any discussion with business executives or consumers that sooner or later doesn’t turn to the topic of change and how technology is driving that change. In the longer and more focused conversations, we often wind up sharing views about where things are headed. Usually, we end up being …

Human Brain

I Wonder What Ray Kurzweil is Thinking Now . . .

Dave Kinnear 2-Jobs & Tech

So, here we go. I was listening to one of my podcasts yesterday and the breathless announcer was peppering his guest with questions about the President’s directive to begin mapping the human brain. We don’t even know what that means, really, at this point, but we need to get started. And I couldn’t help wonder why the show’s host was so shocked …

Private vs Public Employment

Where Are All the Jobs?

Dave Kinnear 2-Jobs & Tech

We’re in the middle of the “silly season”, and accusations, innuendo and flat out misleading comments are flying over all the media from left, right and center. Personally, I’m interested in what we can do to keep this very slow recovery (some would say jobless recovery) on track. I’ve come to several conclusions. First, we have such sticky unemployment for a …