Jimmy Wales new venture is going to be one to watch and revisit!
Welcome to an eclectic mix of links that matter the most to me. They represent things in my life and work as a portfolio worker, an employer, employee and mentor: An investor in the widest sense. I hope you find the links thought provoking as I make my journey. Thanks for joining me!
Lots of people posting this:
Lots of talk about AI and job losses, which will come. However the evolutionary shift will not be a straight switch or replacement but a transition for both technology and humans. If AI and robots deliver they will do the economy and work more efficiently and effectively, growing GDP ww massively. People will live off of that improvement and wealth and become what they always were, humans!
As the management and entrepreneurial mantra goes:
A short or long 20 years, the model for retailers is the one to watch still but with Jack Ma and Alibaba and Satya Nadella and Microsoft Azure Bezos has plenty to keep a careful eye on for the next 20 years
With a general election on June 8th 2017, not surprisingly with the need for a mandate to negotiate and the time to do the deal and let it bed in, it clear others are planning for the next era beyond 2022!
Some interesting pronouncements for Parliament, ie the House of Lords, makes a good read!
We will see!
A good read and view of comparative data and charts from spain, germany, france, uk and italy!
An interesting view on the exec team and future incentives!
After years of blogginf about Elon Musk, SpaceX, Tesla and Hyperloop and now even more so on the AI and existential issues, it starting to look like Tesla will have their mainstream break through this year will a lower cost mass market model. Good Luck to them, can wait to revisit these posts in 2020 and 2030!
The lack of focus and sound judgement and decisions is driving people in other countries towards unrealistic possibilities which will permeate the EU if not take it over. The risk of far right influence on the EU long term or far left, is exactly why getting out now is going to prove crucial. Lets revisit this in 10 and 20yrs time.
Stepping the human brain up a gear to keep up with future AI!
Gets interesting when transparency Intl gets involved with the ECB and EU issues!
Uber on the backfoot again after yet another incedent. They are suffering on so many levels, while growing, that its more than just a tech issues for them now!
Silicon valley in going after some of the human and social issues is unrolling a carpet for new narratives about appropriate focus, investment and innovations:
Having just got back from a safari and seen these animals up close in their own environment, this artical made a good read especially as it features Paul Polman and true 21st century leader:
Another angle to watch:
Nothing new here!
I will put a note in the diary to re read this and take a careful look at London, Paris and Frankfurt and the rest.
Interesting take on the on going confusion of UK productivity!
Interesting piece related to a new book of course, well why not, world always needs another book to two!
I come at this from a different angle but I understand the points he makes.
Some useful resources on gender equality and gender opportunity as well as the importance of women and girls in STEM - science, tech, eng and math.
He does a good job leading the pack, wonder if the pack are after him, as Ive blogged before he's the one to watch IMHO
Times now, times past!
Elon Musk and SpaceX just pushing the bar all the time and at surprising speed!
This is a good reference point to revisit every decade on the road to 2050:
The IOD tried to position themselves as neutral remianers but along with the CBI and FSB the tide of pragmatically minded business people is moving
Lessons for all:
Awesome news today! #TRAPPIST-1
Japan and Shell giving this a push again, good for them!
PAul Polman is doing an admirable job through his sustainable business leadership approach but in doing so could be viewd as being vulnerable to the asset strippers of the legacy leadership. This is a good read as to why he run Unilever and why he can go and tell the old boys to take a run. Mind you he needs to keep ahead of the pack for sure:
This is a good simplified view on blockchain https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/what-everyone-should-know-blockchain-bernard-marr
Even heard today how an AI listening to OAP homes walls can predict in advance when a fall is likely!!