The iPhone 5 Map App

While Apple’s iPhone 5 map app might not always take us where we want to go, it will probably provide a path to some surprising innovation. A little history first… The iPhone 4 was release…

Economic Disagreement

Astronomy might help us understand US history according to biographer Walter Isaacson. We just need to think about binary systems in which 2 separately orbiting stars “are linked because of thei…

A Macintosh with a Byte

Did you ever wonder who created the trash can icon on your computer? It came from a designer working on the first Macintosh. The year was 1981. No one really knew what a computer should look like and …

Encouraging Innovation

“Steve had this firm belief that the right kind of building can do great things for a culture.” The Steve is Steve Jobs and the building is Pixar’s headquarters. (The quote came from…

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