Last Word

Everything and Nothing

Everything and Nothing

Risk management and the availability heuristic.

 
Take Me Out to the Workplace

Take Me Out to the Workplace

When taking your kid to work goes bad.

 
The Dawn of the Robot Chauffeurs

The Dawn of the Robot Chauffeurs

Self-driving cars may save us from ourselves.

 
Big Brother is Watching You Exercise

Big Brother is Watching You Exercise

Organizations are getting in on the fitness tracker trend.

 
The Sound of Risk

The Sound of Risk

Apple’s rumored elimination of the headphone jack attempts addition by subtraction.

 
Bacon Selfies Give Sharks Cancer

Bacon Selfies Give Sharks Cancer

What do bacon, selfies, sharks and cancer have in common?

 
The Value of Ludicrous Thinking

The Value of Ludicrous Thinking

Elon Musk’s lessons about innovation for its own sake—and not taking yourself too seriously while doing it—are universal for businesses.

 
Playoffs or Bust

Playoffs or Bust

A risk management lesson from the New York Mets.

 
No Laughing Matter

No Laughing Matter

New technology, new annoyances.

 
Technical Difficulties

Technical Difficulties

The Day of the Glitch highlighted the alarming amount of our infrastructure that is vulnerable.

 
The Dumber Side of Smart

The Dumber Side of Smart

Sometimes smart technology is pretty dumb.

 
Blindsided by Bad Ideas

Blindsided by Bad Ideas

It turns out that there is such a thing as a bad idea.

 
See No Evil, Hear No Evil

See No Evil, Hear No Evil

The music industry’s Kill Bill mentality.

 
The Price of Privacy

The Price of Privacy

Everyone’s privacy has a price.

 
No Accounting for Taste

No Accounting for Taste

For those with less adventurous appetites—or just a healthy instinct for self-preservation—novelty flavors beg a simple question: Why would anyone make these?