Golden Kitty Awards 2021

Product Hunt's Golden Kitty Awards has become a yearly tradition of mine and an overwhelming deep-dive into the great, the inspirational, and ludicrous. Of course, there are the occasional head scratching moments in analyzing the crazy ideas folks try to bring to market.

Resolutions & Accountability

Are resolutions resourceful, practical or simply motivational? Should we not hold ourselves accountable to our goals, hopes and dreams daily. And furthermore, what behaviors have forced us into the inevitable failure of a resolution that goes against learned living.

Wittgenstein Wisdom

"When we can't think for ourselves, we can always quote" Wittgenstein. "We learn by rearranging what we know."

State of AI (& ML)

Thoughtful relatable concepts in revisiting ZDNet's 2021 State of AI article. "Cascading Datasets", first identified by Google, have been a pain pinpoint experienced in my 2021 client developmental projects. Remember it's no one mechanism's fault, it's all about legitimate data and the logical lifecycle of project application development.

Father of the iPod

Yes, Tony Fadell is publishing a book! Set to release in May 2022, Build: An Unorthodox Guide to Making Things Worth Making, will hopefully provide some insights into the development of the iPod. Iā€™m primarily looking forward to his experiences in symbiotically managing a group of hardware and software designers.

Nathan Bell X Nike Running

Even in 2021, I'm still inspired by the gritty thoughtful text based design philosophy and implementation of Nathan Bell on seemingly under the radar high-tech performance running gear from Nike Running.

Familiar Tech Adoption Roadblock

Although only 16 percent of Americans say they invested, traded, or used cryptocurrency, almost 90 percent have heard about it, according to a recent Pew Research Center survey.