Today, as I was driving to work, I saw a machine shredding tree branches down to twigs and I said to Desirée, "25 years ago, that job would've been done by 5 to 10 men. I feel bad for these guys who are losing manual labor jobs to machines just so the rich can get … Continue reading Don’t Be Smart. Be A.I.-Proof.
Technology is great, right? It allows us to connect with anyone anywhere at any time of the day. Think about what it must've been like 200 years ago when you wanted to reach out to your parents while you were away at college or had just moved up to New York to chase your big … Continue reading The Sword With Two Edges
I haven't done a tech post in what seems like FOREVER. And I hate that I'm doing one right now. Yesterday, I found out that my external hard drive had died on me. Completely shut down. It had everything on it. Sure, all of my résumés are backed up via e-mail, as are some of my … Continue reading Taking Proper Measures
I am willing to estimate that I get 100 e-mails a day (not talking about my work e-mail address). I may need to look at fifteen. Four may require a response. So what do I do with the other eighty five? Well, I've started selecting all unread e-mails, scanning the subject line and sender, and, those … Continue reading Do You Need That?
I'm the kind of person who loves to journal and read books the entire flight... if that flight is an hour or two. But, over the past week, I've taken two 16+ hr flights and that means I need something else to do. Sure, meals are served and I have the option of in-flight entertainment … Continue reading Must Have Apps When You Can’t Connect
This morning, I was able to provide LinkedIn with some constructive feedback for the beta version of their new site. About twice a month since early July, I've been working with LinkedIn's site development team to make sure that the newest version is on par with what professionals, both young and seasoned, are looking for … Continue reading Keep Keeping On
How many of you have problems putting your phone down? I know I did. For a while, I had to have it on me at all times. It was only recently that I began intentionally leaving it in my office when I'd make a run across campus. Or, when I'm at home, sometimes I will … Continue reading Putting the Phone Down