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For the Creators, Makers & Doers - CMMN WLTH 044
Hello my friends,
As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday here in the US I hope, wherever you are, you find some time to switch off and surround yourself with friends and family.
Although better informed, it’s been another challenging year.
Some themes that rose to the top this week:
The future promised robots. Are they finally here?
Creatives need a purpose to come back to the office.
A formula for reading more.
Sharing this newsletter helps it grow and your messages keep me motivated.
I truly appreciate your support.
Everyday Robots is a Google spinoff born in their X laboratory. Their goal is to create helper robots that can take menial everyday tasks off our hands.
It’s that time of year again when your social feed is filled with musical nostalgia courtesy of Spotify Wrapped. Annoying as it is, the coordination of 350 million individual accounts is astounding; a result of proprietary internal design tools.
From the Timberland founding family comes a disruptive sustainable footwear brand. Erem’s two launch styles are made of materials and constructed in a way that they can be taken apart for reuse and recycle.
Generally, people favor security over risk. If you want to have an impact be more ambitious as underconfidence is the bigger danger.
One way to entice creatives to return to the office is to provide them a benefit of being there. This pre-pandemic article outlines exactly how to do that.
No one saw it coming and it won’t be the last. How to prepare for crises in an uncertain world.
“I don’t have time to read” is an overused excuse. The secret to reading more.
How many tabs do you have open and saved articles you haven’t read? It’s liberating to admit that you’ll never clear the backlog.
“Today, more than half of the world’s population is connected through the internet.” As we are living code it leaves us open to “human hacking” - good and bad.
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