Categories
Musings & Rants

Checklists kick procedures' butt

It’s somewhat of an understatement to say that I hate rules and procedures. The reason for my dislike is easy: Rules and procedures usually assume that everyone’s an idiot. In my experience the only people who thrive in heavy procedural environments are idiots. I’ve been reminded of that while working together with a couple of […]

Categories
Musings & Rants

I’m taking the Facebook diet

I haven’t deleted the Facebook app from my phone, or from my iPad, or blocked it in my browsers but I’m taking a well needed Facebook diet. I have turned off all the notifications, background refreshes and removed it from my homescreens. Facebook: We are on a break. I’ve long believed that no good can […]

Categories
Musings & Rants

Can Google & Facebook regulate themselves?

The search and social behemoths receive nearly 20% of all advertising spending in the world. They receive those billions without a lot of rules — let alone oversight — and they want to keep it that way. The American congress is investigating wether or not the online advertising market needs to be regulated (spoiler alert: […]