ItSeemstoMe is my personal blog and newsletter. It is for business decision makers and is about disruptive technologies. I mostly cover Immersive Technologies such as AR and non-gaming VR as well as AI-powered products such as autonomous cars, robots, chatbots, drones and wearable tech. I am always looking for a good story and if you have one, we should talk.
We are still in the period of devastation and there is much debate as to when and how or even if we will recover from this pandemic. We will recover as sure as day follows night, and everything will not be different—but some things will be different.
I first posted this in December 2003 and have reposted it every December since adding slight revisions now and then. Christmas may be a Christian day for you, but for me, it is a day of hope for humankind. It redoubles at times like these when hope seems out of reach for so many.
In my career, I have conducted thousands of interviews, have been interviewed myself scores of times and observed thousands of interviews between clients and the press from a neutral seat. There are a few tips that have worked consistently well for both my clients and me and perhaps they will help you.
I follow disruptive technologies where-ever I can find them. Lately, I am finding more and more of it in healthtech…
I woke up this morning and discovered that sometime during the night I had become 75. Here’s my reflection on the past and the future.
I recently had dinner with Shawn Frayne, founder and CEO of Looking Glass Factory, a startup with offices in Brooklyn and Hong Kong. He’s the sort of entrepreneur who is Hell bent on changing the world or at least the Immersive Technology portion of it.
A little over six months ago, I announced I was going into the ghostwriting business and would dedicate half my…
For more than 60 years, proponents of Artificial Intelligence have been divided—often acrimoniously—into two camps: Autonomy vs. Augmentation. Autonomy proponents…
I recently attended the 10th annual Augmented World Expo (AWE) at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley. With 7,000 attendees— up almost 25 percent from last year— over 350 speakers and 250 booth exhibits, it was by far the biggest event ever for the Immersive Technology community.
I am about halfway through Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe by Roger McNamee. I am only halfway through because I am reading more slowly and carefully than I usually read. This is partly because almost every page causes me to stop and think about the deteriorating relationship between people and technology and the self-evident truth of this broadside against the most powerful company in history is painful for me to accept.