Weeknote 340: the power of networks

This week I have learned: Defining "what is a record" these days is mighty hard. There's a distinct set of lines between collaborating, knowledge and records NPS surveys get on my goat Politics, eh? Cambridge is a beautiful city with a terrible congestion problem I am making progress Silicon Beach talk will be about embracing … Continue reading Weeknote 340: the power of networks

Weeknote 339: a bunch of ballots

This week I have learned: politics really has just gone proper hatstand, hasn't it? Augmented Reality is one thing. Virtual Reality in a physically controlled space is really immersive. If you want to find a definition of poor data management, look at the average drop down list in a finance system. Working something out out … Continue reading Weeknote 339: a bunch of ballots

Weeknote 338: time to stop the obscure 1980s bus references

Last week there was intentionally no Weeknote as I was digital detoxing in a tent in Herefordshire. This week I have learned: - I don't really see the value in digital detoxing - sometimes you just need to blog it out - this work style is all about the long game Next week: five days … Continue reading Weeknote 338: time to stop the obscure 1980s bus references

Weeknote 337: Ley Hill

This week I have learned: I forgot to do a weeknote last week. That's the first time that's happened. Terrible behaviour, won't happen again. Being asked to give a talk about a subject is a really great way to really get one's head around that subject. Another week, another Watford head coach. I keep getting … Continue reading Weeknote 337: Ley Hill

Weeknote 336: All the way to Wycombe (these days)

This week I have learned: just once in a while a group of near strangers will have a moment of connection if 90% of our reality is actually a chimera, does Virtual Reality need to be so complicated? and why aren't AI's trying to simulate cognitive biases? Bank Holiday's seem to come up all of … Continue reading Weeknote 336: All the way to Wycombe (these days)

Weeknote 335: surprise exits

This week I have learned: librarian's haven't taken over the world, statisticians have. Whodathunkit? there is a look of glee in the faces of people in serious jobs who are given the chance to play. the force deployed by an organisation to implement governance over spending will be met by and opposite and slightly greater … Continue reading Weeknote 335: surprise exits

Weeknote 334: Minimum Viable AVH

This week I have learned: apparently if you are managing a big office block on occasions after it rains it then pours. I am unspeakably chuffed to have had not one but two acknowledgements in Julia Hobsbawm's new book Fully Connected very excited to also have become a mentor for https://talkingcircles.co as part of http://drivewithbelron.com/ the work on Minimum … Continue reading Weeknote 334: Minimum Viable AVH

Weeknote 332: plate spinning

This week I have learned: - the remarkable temptation to find out the answer - the equal force of wanting to maintain ambiguity - I am not cognitively built to make decisions about home furnishings - you never quite know what dynamic will result from bringing a group of competitors into the same room - … Continue reading Weeknote 332: plate spinning