Processing speed

Concentrating on how fast we process data is a dangerous and unhealthy trap. Rather like fast food, we don’t consider what we’re consuming, and fall foul of the carb rush. Instant gratification. We’re entering (if not already in) an era where processing faster is ceasing to be an advantage. Except, maybe on trading floors, whereContinue reading “Processing speed”

Escape Velocity

The 50th anniversary of landing on the moon took me to thoughts about escape velocity. For earth, a little over 11km/s, or Mach 33, or several times the velocity of a high powered rifle bullet. The energy needed to escape the pull of the familiar. We are currently trapped in a numbers driven economic system,Continue reading “Escape Velocity”

Build your own Paradigm

Our lives and businesses are defined by periods that appear relatively certain, intespersed with short periods of relative chaos from which emerges a “new normal”, until the next element of relative chaos. I have felt that on a number of fronts, we are in a such a period of real chaos right now. It’s notContinue reading “Build your own Paradigm”