Monthly Archives: April 2012

Incrementalism, exploration, exploitation

A friend/colleague/friend tweeted this from an IBM ‘innovation discovery client briefing’, from IBM research in Switzerland: “Incrementalism is the enemy of innovation.” -Nick Negraponte Which, ok, part of Negraponte’s gig is to go to things like an IBM innovation discovery client briefing. Sounds nice. But the other part of this is the actual assertion. Is […]

Sorting algorithms

I love things like this, which quite simply demonstrate how to do something many people think they already know how to do. In this instance, it’s how to sort-by-ratings for the upteen number of sites which depend on user ratings to bubble things up to the top. And it’s not like these are unsophisticated sites […]

Welcome back, Ze Frank

“Let me think about the people who I care about the most, and how when they fail, or disappoint me, I still love them, I still give them chances, and I still see the best in them. Let me extend that generosity to myself.” Feeling this lately. Welcome back to the show. Er, A Show.