There is a popular tendency, amplified perhaps by social media, to catalog all current events by the year in which they are happening, and when these current events are what we might call ”bad,“ to then blame the year itself for being a bad year. …
While business tends to focus on the future of work and humans tend to focus on the future of jobs, the real potential for the future is in aligning them.
When I speak with groups of executives about emerging technology, digital transformation, and the future of human experiences, every group…
The Adobe Summit has been taking place in Las Vegas this week, and having attended as part of the Adobe Insiders influencers program, I’ve come away not only with a striking sleep deficit, but also with a wonderful sense of satisfaction that the world is adapting to share my beliefs…
Note: A modified version of this piece is included in the new book Tech Humanist.
Let’s say you have a question regarding your bank account, so you visit your bank’s website to find a phone number to call them. While you’re looking for that, a chat box pops up in…
I would never claim to know more about love than most people. All humans — and maybe non-human animals too — probably come equipped with a fairly intuitive understanding of it. But as a widow, having seen the one I then loved most in the world die, my view of…
I know things don’t always work out.
I know life doesn’t last. Life is finite.
I know love survives death.
But I also know sometimes love doesn’t work out, doesn’t last, doesn’t live up to all of its promises.
I know bad things happen to good people.
I know all of this.
And yet I know this, too:
I know it’s still possible to be happy.
I know it’s still possible to throw yourself wholeheartedly into love, even when you know you could end up hurt, because what else are you going to do, avoid it?
I know people matter to other people.
I know kindness matters.
I know love is worth it. Every time.
Note: this manifesto generated so much interest and such encouraging feedback that it grew into a book published in 2018: Tech Humanist. Please buy, read, review, share, and keep spreading the word.