I’ll admit it -- I don’t take full advantage of my membership to Soho House. It’s a bougie splurge of mine, and although I love the rooftop pool, the gym, the U27 discounts, the screening room, the community, the events, oh, and the rooftop pool, I don’t go there enough as I would like. I… Continue reading Ideas in the Instagram Era: A Panel at Soho
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Last Friday, June 23, I was able to participate in Accenture's CIO Design Thinking Hack-a-Thon. Originally, I was going to help facilitate with one of my managers, Patrick Leinen, but I was able to join a team and experience Design Thinking firsthand. After frequently seeing and hearing the buzzword in the Tech Garage office where… Continue reading CIO Hack-a-Thon: My First Design Thinking Experience
I work with Accenture at 1871, Chicago’s leading tech incubator. 1871 is growing and has collaborated with Bosch to open a new Internet of Things incubator, the Chicago Connectory. Also located in the Merchandise Mart, the Connectory is aiming to be the main Midwest Co-Creation Space for the Internet of Things (IoT). I was lucky enough… Continue reading The Chicago Connectory: Bosch & 1871’s New IoT Incubator
I don’t watch much TV, but I am currently hooked on the sci-fi anthology series Black Mirror. With three “seasons” on Netflix, it’s easy to binge-watch, but I recommend letting each episode settle and digest. I’m still digesting the first episode, to be honest. Set in the near-future, each dystopian episode leaves you questioning how… Continue reading Black Mirror & Ethical Innovation
Artifical intelligence that can replicate anyone's voice? In the world of "fake news," it sounds like a sci-fi horror story. However, the technology is live and will likely change how we value word-of-mouth. I recently heard about Lyrebird at work. I work on a team for emerging tech solutions, so this was the toy to… Continue reading Lyrebird: The Future of Fake News