Know them? Here's a clue
The 6 Laws of Technology Everyone Should Know - WSJ
Good read anadyr - thanks for sharing. I would have missed this, just as I miss my WSJ showing up at my hotel room door.
That's why I have the dual WSJ+ subscription
"The trick is, because technology generally reaches mass adoption via corporations, those businesses must think of the consequences of their actions as well as how they profit from them. When corporations don’t, regulators, journalists and the public sometimes do it for them".
Therein lies the problem - sometimes is not enough. Readers of the Journal have no doubt seen reviews and excerpts from Scott Galloway's book The Four;
Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google are the four most influential companies on the planet. Just about everyone thinks they know how they got there. Just about everyone is wrong.
Instead of buying the myths these companies broadcast, Galloway asks fundamental questions. How did the Four infiltrate our lives so completely that they’re almost impossible to avoid (or boycott)? Why does the stock market forgive them for sins that would destroy other firms? And as they race to become the world’s first trillion-dollar company, can anyone challenge them?
Here's another tech reality coming soon (2020). Gov't using social media to rate citizens' behavior and treat accordingly;
Big data meets Big Brother as China moves to rate its citizens | WIRED UK
Companies may not be far behind in the Meta data race. I'll have to start being nicer to Marriott on Insiders - oops, too late.
No, not a Luddite, but not a 'pie in the sky' player either: and who better than the OP to inform us of all that can be done .
Here's some 'good' hotel tech to make us more optimistic - (the two HQs are within 10 miles of each other)
Five Keys to Innovation is another must read, in case you have not.
like Moore's law will stand the test of time
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