From Engineered Stem Cells to Consciousness

We live amidst the overlap of these two worlds: the development of Sheefs rattles prior conceptions of our biological foundations, while Dennett and his colleagues assert there is no divine spark required for consciousness, even human consciousness.

You’re Probably Seeing Something Like This

Our perceptual mechanisms are predictive. The brain constructs a model of what it expects to find from moment to moment in the real world, then subsequently validates (or invalidates) that model based on input from the eyes.

Forget Those Other Monkeys, Just Save the Bonobos

Given that our conservation resources are limited, perhaps we should leave all those other monkeys to fend for themselves, and focus on saving the bonobos!

The Future That’s Already Here

So many startling advances are being made today in machine learning, cloud computing, robotics, autonomous vehicles and virtual reality, that it’s easy to overlook biology.

VW – Can This Brand Be Saved?

My question is for Volkswagen’s senior execs: even if I like your cars, can I ever again trust your company?

Eight Failures, One Awesome Demo

A live demo can be a magical mix of storytelling, vision, and marketing – with the added thrill of knowing that at any moment everything could go horribly wrong.

Customer Communities and Lead Gen

How can you optimize the relationship between customer communities and lead gen?

What is There to Market?

Regardless of what vertical market you serve, if you make any kind of physical product, your industry is about to be disrupted by automated manufacturing.

Social Lead Gen – First Steps

We’re now creating leads that are coded as “social leads” – a first step toward measurable ROI.