Looking at my to-do list today, I noticed for the millionth time how two key attributes of a task seem to be either redundant or in conflict: its due date and its priority. It always seemed to me that you should only need to assign one or the other. If you have a deadline, then [...]
Seems like we’re getting back to the future in style. The Climate Friendly Cities is a project of the Green Renewable Independent Power Producers (GRIPP), a local non-government organization. In the Ecopolis episode, GRIPP Chairperson Athena Ballesteros explained that she envisioned GRIPP to address the pollution and noise problems that come with the 250,000 or [...]
“First, writing the decisions down is essential. Only when one writes to the gaps appear and the inconsistencies protrude. The act of writing turns out to require hundreds of mini-decisions, and it is the existence of these that distinguishes clear, exact policies from fuzzy ones.” — Frederick P. Brooks, Jr. “The Mythical Man-Month” (via Brad)
The new endeavor, named Virgle, has been written up on the Google blog by Sir Richard Branson. Radcliffs, get your rockets ready!
At least Chris and I are. He’s interviewed on Podbop, and I’m profiled on Offbeat Bride. I’m also in the Offbeat Bride book, too….