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Driving Alone: How Technology is Reducing Distractions on the Road
October 26, 2012 – 4:03 pm | No Comment
Driving Alone: How Technology is Reducing Distractions on the Road

Recently I have been giving some thought to practical uses of technology with respect to one of the most highly-publicized dangers, namely distracted driving. While distractions at the knowledge worker’s desk can cost a lot …

Knowledge Work Kills
October 19, 2012 – 4:34 pm | No Comment
Knowledge Work Kills

I’ve often wondered about the impact of the change in how we work, from manual and active labor to knowledge work at our desks, with respect to our health. After all, while our life expectancies …

Technology You Should Be Paying Attention to: 3D Printing
October 12, 2012 – 3:33 pm | No Comment
Technology You Should Be Paying Attention to: 3D Printing

One of the most exciting up-and-coming technologies today is 3D printing. If it sounds like science fiction, that is because, in many ways, it is. The technique builds 3D objects, layer by layer, through a …

Why Can’t We Just All Get Along (Online) and Pay Attention?
October 5, 2012 – 2:42 pm | No Comment
Why Can’t We Just All Get Along (Online) and Pay Attention?

Sitting on the ANA Boeing Dreamliner inaugural flight from Seattle to Tokyo, Japan, I brought up some reading material on my iPad and first turned to the Wall Street Journal.
In the German-language edition, I found …