In this week’s Shiny Object Saturday we caught back up on time off and highlighted cool shiny objects around Free Stuff, Simplicity, Saying No, & More.
The world pushes us to add things to our lives, but adding is not always what needs to be done.
Google is backed into a corner right now with artificial intelligence. The tech chamber of the internet already assumed this was true. Google is a “build in public” type of company. This means exactly how it sounds, they update the public on their progress in building a product. Before the past 3 months, there wasn’t … Read more
One of my favorite books on creativity ever. This book is a guide for using the influences in your life and molding them into your own thoughts. Most, if not all, ideas are copied from someone else. Somewhere between the input and output, an artist applies their perspective to the idea. Then out comes your own idea. Stealing is different from plagiarizing. Austin shows you ideas how to get this done.
YouTube may go down as one of the greatest acquisitions of all time. On October 9th, 2006, Google announced the news. They had agreed to acquire YouTube for $1.65 Billion. People thought this was absurd. Mark Cuban wrote a blog post saying Google is crazy. He specifically brought up the legal liabilities the company would … Read more
When I was in college, I got the call my Uncle passed away from a heart condition. Our world shattered. He was a healthy human being, living life to his fullest while retired and living in South Carolina. How can things happen like this? Why so supervene? 2021, I got a text message from my … Read more
Around 60 years ago, the US and USSR were in the middle of the Cuban missile crisis. The big concern for the US Administration was: A missile could target the “center” of the network and it would be destroy everything. The US was worried about how they would communicate in a post-nuclear attack. Paul Baran … Read more