Divorce as Combat

Not a new metaphor, right? The 1989 movie War of the Roses, based on a 1981 novel of the same name, summed it up nicely: everybody dies.

3-D printing the human heart

This one's out of Carnegie Mellon. A team has figured out how to 3-D print biological scaffolding with collagen, the body's most common structural protein. Organ replacement is not looking so far away!

iPad Pro Keypad Woe

I've been carrying around a 9.7-inch iPad Pro for a couple of years, and I'm pretty sure I'd take a bullet not to give it up. So when my Smart Keyboard quit working...

Ultra-thin layers of rust generate electricity from flowing water

Some geniuses at CalTech have discovered an entirely new way to generate electricity. Turns out when salt water moves across a very thin layer of iron oxide, it induces a current. This is one of those things that could change everything.

The Back Door

A young woman walked into the Starbucks where I sat last night and asked if she could borrow my phone to place a call. She didn't look that hard to catch, so I unlocked my phone and handed it to her. But I felt distinctly uncomfortable about it.

Write Every Day

Seth Godin just told me I should write every day. Turns out the devil’s in the details.

The Limitless Past

Within limits, the past—just like the future—is what we make of it.

Ecstatic Dance Playlist

You don't have to dance... this playlist is amazing!

the eye in the sky

the eye in the sky / is a great source of comfort / until it isn't

The Geometry of Organizations

What if we used formal systems to engineer our organizations?