The answer to this question is much more complicated than it seems. In fact despite its dreadful toll in human lives and economies, the pandemic is a wonderful opportunity to see societies, governments and well, all organized systems in our world, tested. Capitalism or globalization or whatever you want to call it was already in… Continue reading How many people have cheated their way to the vaccine?
It is now almost a week without power, thankfully water is back on. As usual on TV and social media everyone is playing the blame game. And you know you can’t win. As different types of information flies around, the complexity is overwhelming and usually nothing changes. In any organization, family or simple task where… Continue reading Who gives a sh*t management advice
If and when you are psychologically up to it, listen to some 911 calls. It is not just good indirect experience in case you are ever in a desperate situation but also heart warming to know that so many ordinary people can turn into super heroes when the need arises. It is also absolutely infuriating.… Continue reading Big Tech saves lives – 911 calls need to change
Let me explain how the tech world works for Intel. It isn’t that they made “a wrong decision” or “were late embracing new materials” or whatever journalists wrote recently under the influence of the Apple marketing machine. Sure, we all would have loved a David and Goliath story, or something truly exciting and revolutionary in… Continue reading No serious user (let alone a company) should trust Apple silicon, here’s why
The entire industry has gone crazy about the “phenomenal” performance of the new Apple computers. As I predicted, under Tim Cook Apple is indeed changing. But not nearly enough. And don’t be fooled like all those tech “experts” who make money from click baiting you with the impressive titles about “PC killing performance”. When Cook… Continue reading What nobody is telling you about the new Macs
I couldn’t help it. The English in the post was so bad I had to state the case. Sure, it only had one “like” and probably almost nobody had seen it, but all the same, it cried out “auto-translate”. The sentence structure was not blatantly incorrect, just…off. Sure, there were several actual mistakes, but they… Continue reading Enemy at the gates: content marketing vs natural language (vs litigation)
You will be extremely hard-pressed to find a negative review of “The Queen’s Gambit”, a Netflix series about a chess prodigy. So let me do my best. We are living in a cinema-free pandemic period with limited choices. Important major international releases are frozen, production of new ones restricted seriously. Netflix can sit at a… Continue reading The Queen’s Gambit isn’t just bad. It is proof that Netflix has made us stupid.
Tech pundits have often bashed at Google’s ever-changing messaging solutions array. Let me assure you: Google simply doesn’t care. There is little useful data in your silly little chats. It will not help the algorithms improve, it will not help them serve better ads. I know, I know, this is just a theory. Nobody knows… Continue reading Messages and Music: Google doesn’t care
I have gone on record as stating that I would sacrifice a finger (possibly even a whole hand) for access to raw Google data. It is the closest to an omniscient, all-knowing creature there has ever been on the planet. Its data can pretty much predict all sorts of business and other developments. Facebook… Continue reading Facebook Horoscopes: the killer app
It was just a Facebook ad for a ring. Contrary to doom and gloom tech naysayers, their algorithm is pretty bad. I very rarely even pay attention to Facebook ads. But this fitness monitoring ring had the endorsement of the NBA. That little familiar logo in combination with the indicator that it had hundreds of… Continue reading The ring , the next President and the finest manager you have ever seen