Anticipatory Awareness and the Election

Anticipatory Awareness and the Election

The anxiety I feel about the actions of the Trump administration over the last few years reaches a new crescendo as Nov 3rd, 2020 rolls around. Instead of cycling endlessly through various “what-ifs,” I am going to make use of a technique I teach others,...
Ten Heuristics for Bad Times

Ten Heuristics for Bad Times

I read a self-help book about performing well under pressure. The following is a blunt reinterpretation of the material to record what I think might be helpful in the present moment. I alone am the intended audience. Work less, if you can. But if you...
We Live in Interesting Times (Andrew Clay Shafer)

We Live in Interesting Times (Andrew Clay Shafer)

In the midst of a pandemic, Andrew Clay Shafer and Ben Mosior talk transformation, hope, and civic duty. Recorded March 23, 2020. Listen to more of Andrew’s talks: There Is No Talent Shortage (Velocity NYC 2013) (Ben’s notes)DevOps Progressions: Teaching...
Society in Transition (Dr. Caitlin McDonald)

Society in Transition (Dr. Caitlin McDonald)

COVID-19 is changing our society, but how are we coping? Ben is joined by digital anthropologist Dr. Caitlin McDonald to discuss our collective re-examination of common assumptions about work, community, and life. Read Caitlin’s latest report: Coping with...