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Day October 10, 2012

What are books hired to do?

My talk at the TOC Frankfurt is available as a free Perspective download.

What are books hired to do?

[Originally presented October 9th, 2012 in Frankfurt Germany.]

I spoke about what books and other media are really hired to do. The basic needs of users are met by story tellers but the products of commerce often chase user attributes rather than their needs.

A talk on Manufacturing Miracles

My talk at the Tribute to Pike Powers is available as a free Perspective download.

Manufacturing Miracles.

[Originally presented October 8th, 2012 in Austin Texas.]

I present a short history of manufacturing ramps during World War II and the effects on the outcome of the war. A comparison is also made of value created vs. modern smartphone production.

Swipe Conference 2012 Keynote (Updated with audio track)

My Swipe keynote presentation is available as a free Perspective download.

Swipe Conference 2012 Keynote.

[Originally presented September 5th, 2012 in Sydney Australia.]

In it I present the history of personal computing and the shift to new platforms that foreshadows the dawn of a new era.