attention industry

  • August 09, 2017 9.august.17 - conversation and collaboration

    Since the last time I wrote one of these, I’ve spoken at two conferences and resigned from my job. So, it’s been a busy couple months.

  • June 14, 2017 tool-using primates and you.

    The perfect tool for thinking is the bulleted list, as far as I’m concerned.

  • June 01, 2017 1.June.2017 - doing the whole thing.

    I try to do full stack strategy. I’ve shamelessly lifted this term from developers (circa 2014), but the gist of it is; I don’t exclusively specialize in research, or digital, or quant, or qual, o...

  • May 09, 2017 9.may.2017 - age and information

    The weather has been miserable, I’ve been feeling stressed out, and I haven’t been as productive as I’d like to be. It didn’t occur to me until this weekend that this period has immediately fo...

  • April 21, 2017 21.april.17 - delayed but not abandoned.

    meaningful activism and the other kind.*

  • April 04, 2017 4.april.17 - make a crappy version, then fight it.

    A big part of my job is research (not usually primary research, but developing POVs and analyses based on diverse secondary sources). I cheat at research in two main ways: I’m always doing it, and I...

  • March 21, 2017 21.mar.17 - embrace crass consumerism

    I like sneakers. By ‘like’, I mean: I own more than 40 pairs (I haven’t counted recently), I am aware of what Nike and Adidas are going to release each week, I am on a first name basis with mult...

  • March 07, 2017 7.mar.17 -

    One of my favourite things is realizing that a new problem is actually an old problem that I haven’t thought about for long enough. It’s like all the excitement and clarity of an epiphany, with no...

  • February 21, 2017 21.feb.17 - millennials, comics, and car-crash history

    This article was so well meaning and cluele...

  • February 14, 2017 14.feb.17 - socially acceptable brand activism

    I liked the ad , I bought the t-shirt . And then, being me, I thought about it nonstop for ...