The best way to ascertain if a discipline is mainstream is to gauge the depth of controversy on related meetups. By this measure and based on 10th eBay Tech Talk,
it's safe to say that product management is well and truly established. To the point that it is if not outright boring, then at least pleasantly predictable.
Tech Talk - all . . .
Geomob October 2013
To claim that there is a single unifying theme behind Geomob speaker roster
would probably be an overstatement. Yet, if there was a common thread between the three out of six talks on last night's even, it would be Harry Beck and his London Underground map.
The focal point was certainly excellent talk by dr. Maxwell Roberts on rethinking . . .
I've just finished Sergio de la Pava's "A Naked Singularity - a self-publish to mainstream critical success story. Fascinating read, but it really made me think about two issues:
- As great as the raw, self-edit was, it is painfully clear that the book would have been a far greater work if it did go through the established . . .
As one of organisers of Geomob, London's first quarterly meetup for geo/mobile developers and researches, I was very keen to check out Geomonday meets LBMA [event (http://geomondaymeetslbma.eventbrite.com/). More by luck than by design it turned out that I would be in Berlin at the time when the next one was up.
So, I'll spare you the . . .
Not to be all "what can startups learn from the latest public event", but some
of the lines from Žižek's piece in The New Statement, did resonate.
The first passage is that on the mastery through a series of simple calls:
after the specialists (economic and military analysts, psychologists,
meteorologists) propose their . . .
I was planning to bitch about gov.uk winning Design Museum's Design of the
Year 2013 thing, and what I thought was
a bit over the top reaction.
Fortunately for me, first the lazyness got better of me and then I just
realised that there are few things as stupid as calling out an outcome about
any industry awards. Why?
- Like football . . .
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