NEIL COLE ~ ORGANIC LEADERSHIP ~ 2009

~ TFOLI-TP-ML-N-MF ~ The Function Of Leadership Is – To Produce – More Leaders – Not – More Followers

~ ECOWOVT-YMHRBAAS-B-YANAEUYHTI ~ Experience Changes Our Way Of Viewing Things – You May Have Read Books About A Subject – But – You Are Not An Expert Until You Have Tasted It

~ ICL-WMLF-C-N-DI-PS-O-MS ~ In Choosing Leaders – We Must Look For – Character – Not – Doctrinal Integrity – Preaching Style – Or – Managerial Skills

~ MAIHTGBETL-YCSALGI-ALIIAFMOW ~ Moral Authority Is Hard To Gain But Easy To Lose – You Can Spend A Lifetime Getting It – And Lose It In A Few Moments Of Weakness

~ OFSTHLATIIAHNMTL-LDIALP ~ Only Fools Say They Have Learned All That Is Important And Have Nothing More To Learn – Leadership Development Is A Lifelong Process

~ TOUWAL-HATTOOWAUTVOSLTOW ~ Those Of Us Who Are Leaders – Have A Tendency To Overestimate Our Words And Underestimate The Value Of Simply Listening To Others’ Words

~ It Is Not Uncommon – Someone – Who Listens Very Little – And – Talks Way Too Much ~ IINU-S-WLVL-A-TWTM

~ TL:PWLM-TSM:NORL ~ Talk Less: People Would Listen More – Talk So Much: No One Really Listens

~ TFSNTBAGLOLITATALTP-TINAEFL-BTTTBPWA ~ The First Skill Needed To Be A Good Leader Of Leaders Is The Ability To Actually Listen To People – This Is Not As Easy For Leaders – Because They Tend To Be People With Answers

~ LAAGQ-ATISFL-BTCDOTELLIL ~ Listening And Asking Good Questions – Are Two Important Skills For Leaders – Because They Can Draw Out The Emerging Leader’s Learning In Life

~ WWHSTUS-TGOSFIOUACEBF-DSOIAMDLOL-A-INEF ~ When We Hear Someone Tell Us Something – It Goes Only So Far In Our Understanding And Can Easily Be Forgotten – Discovering Something Ourselves Is A Much Deeper Level Of Learning – And – Is Not Easily Forgotten

TOM CHATFIELD ~ NETYMOLOGY ~ 2016

~ SC ~ Selfie Consciousness

~ S ~ Selfie ~ 2002

~ S ~ Shelfie – A Snap Of Your Bookshelves

~ # ~ Chris Messina ~ 23-08-2007

~ CWS ~ Conversation Without Speech

~ 🙂 + 😦 ~ Scott Fahlman ~ 1982

~ 33 ~ Fondest Regards

~ 55 ~ Best Success

~ 73 ~ Best Regards

~ 88 ~ Love And Kisses

~ CS ~ Crowdsourcing ~ Jeff Howe ~ Wired ~ 2006

~ HT ~ Hypertext ~ Ted Nelson ~ 1963

~ W ~ Wiki ~ Howard Cunningham ~ 1995

~ WIKI ~ What I Know Is

~ ROTR ~ Rise Of The Robots

~ CE ~ Cyber-Everything

~ CB ~ Cyber-Bullying

~ CS ~ Cyber-Sex

~ CS ~ Cyber-Stalking

~ CS ~ Cyberspace ~ William Gibson ~ Burning Chrome ~ 1982

~ CP ~ Cyberpunk ~ Bruce Bethke ~ Cyberpunk ~ 1980

~ TLW ~ Three-Letter Words

~ OMG ~ Oh My God ~ 1917

~ LOL ~ Laughing Out Loud ~ 198?

~ SWALK ~ Sealed With A Loving Kiss ~ 194?

~ MALAYA ~ My Ardent Lips Await Your Arrival ~ 194?

~ BURMA ~ Be Upstairs Ready My Angel ~ 194?

~ ROTFLMAO ~ Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass Off

~ FTL ~ For The Lulz

~ EAA ~ Everyone’s An Avatar

~ M ~ Meme ~ Richard Dawkins ~ The Selfish Gene ~ 1976

~ H ~ Hacking ~ 196?

~ BH-WH-GH-BH ~ Black Hat – White Hat – Grey Hat – Blue Hat

~ HT ~ Hacktivism

~ SP-FI-PPAS-O-DBGAIATFOD ~ Sock Puppets – False Identities – Puffing Products And Services – Or – Deployed By Governments And Intelligence Agencies To Flush Out Dissidents

~ WA-NQO-WAARO-R-WP ~ We Are – Never Quite Ourselves – When Acting And Reacting Onscreen – Rather – We’re Performers

~ B-B-B-B ~ Bluetooth – Bluesnarfing – Bluejacking – Bluebugging

~ CE ~ Cupertino Effect

~ SP ~ Scunthorpe Problem

~ CE ~ Clbuttic Effect

~ GC ~ Geek Chic

~ N ~ Nerd ~ Dr. Seuss ~ If I Ran The Zoo ~ 1950

~ BOTT ~ Beware Of The Trolls

~ DNFTT ~ Do Not Feed The Trolls

~ PT ~ Professional Trolling

~ L-B ~ Link-Baiting

~ B-‘LFAD’ ~ Bugs – “Little Faults And Difficulties” ~ Thomas Edison ~ 1878

~ G ~ Glitch ~ 196?

~ B-BD ~ Bit – Binary Digit ~ John Tukey ~ 194?

~ S ~ Software ~ John Tukey ~ 194?

~ B ~ Byte ~ Werner Buchholz ~ 1956

~ N ~ Nibble

~ T-T-T ~ Twinks – Twinked – Twinking

~ M ~ Munchkin

~ LH ~ Lifehacking

~ PM ~ Pormodoro

~ TMI-SCTSD ~ The Multitasking Illusion – Something Closer To Simple Distraction

~ CPA ~ Continuous Partial Attention ~ Linda Stone ~ 1998

~ UEATR-NTE-OMIM ~ Unintended Effects Are The Rule – Not The Exception – Of Mass Interactive Media

~ AC ~ Acute Cyberchondria

~ MBI ~ Munchausen By Internet ~ Marc Feldman ~ 1998

~ P ~ Podcasts

~ V ~ Vodcasts

~ LC ~ Lifecasting

~ LS ~ Lifestreaming

~ B ~ Bionics ~ Jack Steele ~ 1958

~ C ~ Cyborg ~ Martin Caidin ~ Cyborg ~ 1972

~ BCI ~ Brain-Computer Interface

~ MMI ~ Mind-Machine Interface

~ TS ~ Technological Singularity ~ Verner Vinge ~ 198?

~ S ~ Singularitarianism

~ TH ~ Transhumanism ~ FM-2030 ~ Are You A Transhuman?

~ VBN ~ Very Big Numbers

~ SA ~ Status Anxiety

~ TZCA ~ The Zombie Computing Apocalypse

~ ZC ~ Zombie Computer

~ B-NOCC ~ Botnets – Networks Of Compromised Computers

~ DDOS ~ Distributed Denial Of Service

~ NOTLDC ~ Night Of The Living Dead Computers

~ TPABP ~ To Pwn And Be Pwned

~ l33t ~ “Leet” – “Elite”

~ n00b ~ “Noob” – “Newbie”

~ MUDS ~ MUDsex

~ D ~ Dildonics ~ Ted Nelson ~ 197?

~ S ~ Sexting

~ S ~ Slacktivism

~ TP ~ The Pajamahadeen

~ G ~ Gamification

~ AG ~ Advergaming

~ SG ~ Serious Gaming

~ SV ~ Sousveillance

~ ET ~ EyeTap

~ CV ~ Coveillance

~ EV ~ Equiveillance

~ AV ~ Ambi-Veillance

~ P ~ Phreaking ~ Ron Rosenbaum ~ 1971

~ P ~ Phishing ~ 1995

~ S ~ Spam

~ S ~ Spamming

~ SMG ~ Social Media Guru

~ TE-AOJTASF ~ Technological Evangelists – An Official Job Title At Some Firms

~ B-B-B ~ Blogiverse – Blogosphere – Blogmos ~ Brad Graham ~ 10-09-1999

~ B ~ Blog ~ 199?

~ T ~ Twitterverse ~ 2006

~ T ~ Twittersphere ~ 2006

~ T ~ Tweeps

~ B ~ Blogaholics

~ T ~ Tweetaholics

~ B ~ Blogorrhea

~ T ~ Twitterhea

~ G ~ Grinding – Deliberately Slogging – Through Repetitive Activities In Order To Progress

~ E ~ Exploits – Progress Or Gain Assets In Unintended Ways

~ Meta

~ TL;DR ~ Too Long; Didn’t Read ~ 2003

~ RTFM ~ Read The Manual

~ D ~ Disambiguation

~ Bloat – New Features – Larger – Slower – Potentially More Confusing To Use

~ F&F ~ Fanboys And Fangirls

~ OK ~ Otaku

~ MMORPG ~ Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games

~ FP ~ Facepalm

~ MT ~ Mechanical Turk

~ HIT ~ Human Intelligence Task

~ AAI ~ Artificial Artificial Intelligence

~ GC ~ Geocaching

~ DNF ~ Did Not Find

~ FIGS ~ Found In Good Shape

~ TS ~ Typosquatting

~ CS ~ Cybersquatting

~ DD ~ Doppelganger Domains

~ ES ~ Egosurfing ~ Gareth Branwyn ~ 1995

~ GG ~ Googleganger

~ DN ~ Digital Narcissism ~ Andrew Keen

~ D-TGSEOTIA ~ Digerati – The Global Super-Elite Of The Information Age ~ John Markoff ~ 1992

~ I ~ Infovore ~ Irving Biedereman + Edward Vessel ~ Perceptual Pleasure And The Brain ~ 2006

~ I ~ Ignotarian ~ 2006

~ HK ~ Hikikomori

~ Planking – Owling – Horsemanning

~ F-UF-F-UF-UF-UL-F ~ Friending – Unfriend – Following – Unfollow – Unfavorite – Unlike – Favorite

~ C&UC ~ Click And Unclick

~ G ~ Ghosting

~ G ~ Ghostee

~ SN ~ Sneakernet

~ MS ~ Meatspace ~ 199?

~ GV ~ Going Viral

~ V ~ Virus ~ David Gerrold ~ When Harlie Was One ~ 1972

~ W ~ Worms

~ V ~ Virality

~ VM ~ Viral Marketing

~ TI ~ Teh Interwebs

~ S ~ Software ~ Paul Niquette ~ The Software Age ~ 1953

~ DN ~ Darknet ~ 2002

~ CN ~ Clearnet

~ CC ~ Crypto-Currencey

~ I ~ Internet ~ Vint Cerf ~ 1974

~ IM-MOI-IM-WWW ~ Information Mine – Mine Of Information – Information Mesh – World Wide Web ~ Tim Berniers-Lee ~ 198?

~ KB ~ Keyboard ~ 182?

~ M ~ Mouse ~ Douglas Englebart ~ 1965

~ G ~ Grafacon

~ P&C ~ Point And Click ~ 1984

~ M ~ Meh

~ BU ~ Boot Up ~ 197?

~ BS ~ Bootstrapping ~ Werner Buchholz ~ 1953

~ C ~ Cookies ~ 197?

~ DN&DI ~ Digital Natives And Digital Immigrants ~ Marc Prensky ~ 2001

~ N&N ~ Netiquette And Netizens

~ FC ~ Flash Crowd ~ Larry Niven ~ Flash Crowd ~ 1973

~ SM ~ Smart Mobs

~ GL ~ Godwin’s Law

~ BR ~ Bit Rot

~ SR ~ Software Rot

~ SE ~ Software Entropy

~ WWW ~ Wise Web Wizards

~ AI ~ Artificial Intelligence ~ John McCarthy ~ 1955

GARY VAYNERCHUK ~ CRUSH IT! ~ 2009

~ TR-LYF-WS-LYP ~ Three Rules – Love Your Family – Work Superhard – Live Your Passion

~ DWMYH-KIS-DTR-WH-LA ~ Do What Makes You Happy – Keep It Simple – Do The Research – Work Hard – Look Ahead

~ TNLHTBADBWYAAWYD ~ There No Longer Has To Be A Difference Between Who You Are And What You Do

~ CGC ~ Create Great Content

~ DYH-YSBRAAESRYCF ~ Do Your Homework – You Should Be Reading And Absorbing Every Single Resource You Can Find

~ DLTY ~ Don’t Lie To Yourself

~ DY ~ Differentiate Yourself

~ IITIS ~ Invest In The Important Stuff

~ ETTBAC ~ Expect This To Be All Consuming

~ IYEANBYFTD0YWKIU-ITMW-AYWGTAFAYWEF ~ If You Enter A Niche Because You’re Following The Dollars – You Won’t Keep It Up – It’s Too Much Work – And You Will Get Tired And Frustrated And You Will Eventually Fold

~ WEAYGTBDTGTBSTALI-DWITTBTFEAPBIYF-BMOA-YWBCAC ~ What Exactly Are You Going To Be Doing That’s Going To Be So Time And Labor Intensive – Doing Whatever It Takes To Become The Foremost Expert And Personal Brand In Your Field – But Most Of All – You Will Be Creating A Community

~ CC-TWTBOYHIGTGAWTBOYSWBD-CCIASC ~ Creating Community – That’s Where The Bulk Of Your Hustle Is Going To Go And Where The Bulk Of Your Success Will Be Determined – Creating Community Is About Starting Conversations

~ HDYKWYBAC?-WOPIL ~ How Do You Know When You’ve Built A Community? – When One Person Is Listening

~ TBMSE-C ~ The Best Marketing Strategy Ever – Care

~ AIBTZ ~ Anything Is Better Than Zero

~ YSPAOYBTYDBI ~ You Shouldn’t Put Anything On Your Blog That You Don’t Believe In

~ BRTA ~ Be Ready To Adapt

~ LIGTC ~ Legacy Is Greater Than Currency

TOM CHATFIELD ~ HOW TO THRIVE IN THE DIGITAL AGE ~ 2012

~ WAUT ~ Wired And Unwired Time

~ WA-NSTIOL-FTOOT-WDIOIF-IWANCIGAMST-TMTIFU ~ We All – Need Some Time In Our Lives – For Thinking Our Own Thoughts – Without Distraction, Interruption Or Immediate Feedback – If We Are Not Careful In Guarding And Managing Such Time – Technology May Take It From Us

~ TIOQOWATWTCCAPM ~ Time Is The One Quantity Of Which All The World’s Technology Cannot Conjure A Particle More

~ TC ~ Taking Control

~ TAETWDMFML ~ The Astonishing Extent To Which Digital Media Fills Many Lives

~ ASASNSSFE ~ All Systems And Strategies Need Some Space For Eccentricity

~ USSIBTBOTIALEWOT-WCOEFIAMATO ~ Unless Some Scrutiny Is Brought To Bear On The Intentions And Limitations Encoded Within Our Tools – We Can Only Expect Fewer Improvements And More Abuses To Occur

~ TINSTASFN-EO ~ There Is No Such Thing As Something For Nothing – Even Online

~ SEATEOA ~ Sharing Expertise And The End Of Authority

~ OOTMUPOADW:TWIWDAOHERTUTIOASNOP ~ One Of The Most Uncomfortable Paradoxes Of A Digital World: Those Ways In Which Diversity And Openness Have Enhanced Rather Than Undermined The Influence Of A Small Number Of Players

~ BOCAAAMTEDBTFTSIWMA-OTS-IT-WS-ATIASMNBACG-R-IASDFTNAOTMM ~ Battles Of Culture And Ideas Are More Than Ever Dominated By Those Few That Succeed In Winning Mass Attention – Only The Strong – It Seems – Will Survive – And This Is A Strength Measured Not By A Critical Gaze – Rather – It’s A Strength Drawn From The New Authority Of The Measured Majority

~ T&R:TFOEAIACA ~ Trust And Respect: The Foundations Of Earned Authority In A Communal Age

~ ALNOPMSDTTQOLTTTFEO-ERAPA-DB ~ A Large Number Of People May Suffer Damage To Their Quality Of Life Thanks To The Frictionless Ease Of – Exploitative, Reductive And Potentially Addictive – Digital Behaviours

~ PL ~ Playbour

~ TDTWPMMDKOASEAFOC ~ The Digital Tools We Possess Make Many Different Kinds Of Action Seem Easy And Free Of Consequences

~ FAIFALA-TWNPAUOAESOISAMO ~ For All Its Flaws And Local Abuses – The World Now Possesses An Unprecedentedly Open And Equal System Of Information-Sharing And Mass Opportunity

~ TIAAOUAUI-BTP-A-TPOF-AHTE ~ Today In An Age Of Unfolding And Unprecedented Interconnections – Both The Prizes – And – The Price Of Failure – Are Higher Than Ever

DAVID TAYLOR ~ HOW TO BE SUCCESSFUL BY BEING YOURSELF ~ 2016

~ NM-Y-B/E/H/D/F-EYNTAAYWIYL-YAHWY ~ No Matter – Your – Background / Education / Hopes / Dreams / Fears – Everything You Need To Achieve Anything You Want In Your Life – You Already Have Within You

~ YDHTSLIOTRHTL ~ You Don’t Have To Stop Living In Order To Rediscover How To Live

~ TFFS:KWYWTG-KWYAN-KWYHTD ~ The Formula For Success: Know Where You Want To Go – Know Where You Are Now – Know What You Have To Do

~ FO-WYW-N-WYD ~ Focus On – What You Want – Not – What You Don’t

~ S-‘W’-F-‘H’-YMNK-‘H’-TK-Y-A/A/D-A-IIETFOO-‘W’~ Separate – “What” – From – “How” – You May Not Know – “How” – To Keep – Your – Answer / Ambition / Dream – Alive – It Is Essential To Focus Only On “What”

~ KFOYO-YWAKHYAD ~ Keep Focused On Your Outcome – You Will Then Always Know How You Are Doing

~ SDTBTVBTYAA ~ Simply Decide To Be The Very Best That You Already Are

~ KWYHTDTGWYWTG ~ Know What You Have To Do To Get Where You Want To Go

~ YWNOY-FW&U-WTSMSTCT ~ You Will Never Overcome Your – Fears, Worries And Unhappiness – With The Same Mindset That Created Them

~ ‘IWIADNTMCTMOORA?’-TYC-DMOTS-TYFA-DSE ~ “Is What I Am Doing Now Taking Me Closer To My Outcome Or Further Away?” – Taking You Closer – Do More Of The Same – Taking You Further Away – Do Something Else

~ WYBSTBT-YSTWITW ~ When You Believe Something To Be True – You See The World In That Way

~ TEMSOWIROHOSSTIDU-U-OC-IE ~ The Ego Mind Switches Off When It Reads Or Hears Or Sees Something That It Doesn’t Understand – Unless – Of Course – It’s Exciting

~ TOWTCYMITSIF-MFIKTYAE ~ The Only Way To Control Your Mind Is To Set It Free – Mind Freedom Is Knowing That You Are Enough

~ YWBTBY ~ You Were Born To Be You

~ ITTCOFTSALTLYWMTL ~ It’s Time To Come Out From The Shadows And Live The Life You Were Meant To Live

~ AYHQ ~ Ask Yourself Helpful Questions

~ MACIYLBDSD ~ Make A Change In Your Life By Doing Something Different

~ YWBTBY-ANOE ~ You Were Born To Be You – And No One Else

~ WYG-YAT ~ Wherever You Go – There You Are

~ OPSINYF ~ Other People’s Success Is Not Your Failure

~ YA-YC ~ Your Attitude – Your Choice

~ THPALFY-AAAS-THPALFO ~ True Humility, Peace And Love For Yourself – Are All About Showing – True Humility, Peace And Love For Others

~ WYFOHLABKTO-YTDY ~ When You Focus On Helping, Loving And Being Kind To Others – You Truly Discover Yourself

~ BY-EEIAT ~ Be Yourself – Everyone Else Is Already Taken

~ GTAULTAAEYEM-IAEY ~ Give Total And Unconditional Love To Anyone And Everyone You Ever Meet – Including And Especially Yourself

~ GOLFF-AYWFVF-GAABAF-AYWFM ~ Go Out Looking For Friends – And You Will Find Very Few – Go Out And Be A Friend – And You Will Find Many

~ OYAAR ~ Owning Your Actions And Reactions

~ WAHTOACOWW-T-S-D ~ We Always Have Total Ownership And Choice Over What We – Think – Say – Do

~ TOTTPWBGTSHOYIWYABAWYD ~ The Only Time That People Will Be Guaranteed To Speak Highly Of You Is When You Are Born And When You Die

~ IYCFAPOL-YWSO-RWAL-TEYM ~ If You Come From A Place Of Love – You Will Send Out – Radiance, Warmth And Love – To Everyone You Meet

~ WMUOOR-WLIWOOOBOTM-WGOA-TES-ET&M ~ We Make Up Our Own Realities – We Live In Worlds Of Our Own Based On The Meaning – We Give Or Attach – To Every Single – Event, Thought And Moment

~ WDSTATA-WSTAWA ~ We Don’t See Things As They Are – We See Things As We Are

~ ‘F’-IWYDITB ~ “Failure” – Is What You Define It To Be

~ WAMITDOODT ~ We Automatically Move In The Direction Of Our Dominant Thoughts

~ WWBSTBT-WSTWTW ~ When We Believe Something To Be True – We See The World That Way

~ TFWTMACIOLITAAITCHABM-TNOTTI-‘AI’ ~ The Fastest Way To Make Any Change In Our Life Is To Act As If That Change Has Already Been Made – The Name Of This Technique Is – “As If”

~ WYLWI-TWIO ~ When You Love What Is – The War Is Over

~ YAY-A-TIATYENTB ~ You Are You – And – That Is All That You Ever Need To Be

~ SIGWYW-HIWWYG ~ Success Is Getting What You Want – Happiness Is Wanting What You Get

~ TBQOA:WAYAWAYH?~ The Biggest Question Of All: Who Are You And Why Are You Here?

~ WH ~ Welcome Home

~ TY ~ Thank You

STEVEN PRESSFIELD ~ DO THE WORK ~ 2011

~ SBYR-DP-B ~ Start Before You’re Ready – Don’t Prepare – Begin

~ TEIR-OCB-E-A-TSJ-AAMRWW-C/S/W ~ The Enemy Is Resistance – Our Chattering Brain – Excuses – Alibies – Transparent Self-Justifications – And A Million Reasons Why We – Can’t/Shouldn’t/Won’t

~ RCBR-WWTW-NPTW ~ Research Can Become Resistance – We Want To Work – Not Prepare To Work

~ SP-COATPL ~ Stay Primitive – Conception Occurs At The Primal Level

~ DYTBDY-S/NB/PE-TASP ~ Discipline Yourself To Boil Down Your – Story/New Business/Philanthropic Enterprise – To A Single Page

~ WCNER-IWNGA-BWCOI-AWCEATAAPAII ~ We Can Never Eliminate Resistance – It Will Never Go Away – But We Can Outsmart It – And We Can Enlist Allies That Are As Powerful As It Is

~ OTWCNNPOTD-ITTRL-TUIOTFTTIIA ~ One Thing We Can Never, Never Permit Ourselves To Do – Is To Take Resistance Lightly – To Underestimate It Or To FaIl To Take It Into Account

~ DWAQ-A-DR-MIE ~ Don’t Worry About Quality – Act – Don’t Reflect – Momentum Is Everything

~ GTFVOYPD-FATZ-AFAYC ~ Get The First Version Of Your Project Done – From A To Z – As Fast As You Can – Don’t Stop – Don’t Look Down – Don’t Think – Get Something Done – However Flawed Or Imperfect – You Are Not Allowed To Judge Yourself

~ ICATTOL-TLINR-INL-WMGTMBWGTE-FRT-P-PLAC ~ Ideas Come According To Their Own Logic – That Logic Is Not Rational – It’s Not Linear – We May Get The Middle Before We Get The End – Forget Rational Thought – Play – Play Like A Child

~ OJINTCOI;OJITFOWOII-AWTB-ATBIIB ~ Our Job Is Not To Control Our Idea; Our Job Is To Figure Out What Our Idea Is – and Wants To Be – And Then Bring It Into Being

~ WAIPIOHAWT-’N-TITC’-TTIWW ~ When An Idea Pops Into Our Head And We Think – “No – This Is Too Crazy” – That’s The Idea We Want

~ TOORIA ~ The Opposite Of Resistance Is Assistance

~ AWIPGIOEF-IOGF-CBYWAYA-TFAL-SEIIO ~ A Work In Progress Generates Its Own Energy Field – Its Own Gravitational Field – Created By Your Will And Your Attention – This Field Attracts Like-Spirited Entities Into Its Orbit

~ RPTQTEAAOU:’HBDYWI?’-’WDYWI?’ ~ Resistance Puts Two Questions To Each And All Of Us: “How Bad Do You Want It?” – “Why Do You Want It?”

~ OCFIFOS ~ Our Greatest Fear Is Fear Of Success

~ WWAS-TI-WWHBTOOS-DAS-S-WWAAIOCAETAHL-TWPS ~ When We Are Succeeding – That Is – When We Have Begun To Overcome Our Self-Doubt And Self-Sabotage – When We Are Advancing In Our Craft And Evolving To A Higher Level – That’s When Panic Strikes

~ WWEP-IMTWATCAT-WPOTDOAHP ~ When We Experience Panic – It Means That We’re About To Cross A Threshold – We’re Poised On The Doorstep Of A Higher Plane

~ BFITCPOAP-IWCF-AOWIFN ~ Because Finishing Is The Critical Part Of Any Project – If We Can’t Finish – All Our Work Is For Nothing

~ FTDIFFS-INHTFAA ~ From The Day I Finally Finished Something – I’ve Never Had Trouble Finishing Anything Again

ANDREW MCAFEE + ERICK BRYNJOLFSSON ~ MACHINE PLATFORM CROWD ~ 2017

~ TRIAECOM ~ The Rapidly Increasing And Expanding Capabilities Of Machines

~ TRAOLAIYC-TBLRTTEIITI-TUA-P ~ The Recent Appearance Of Large And Influential Young Companies – That Bear Little Resemblance To The Established Incumbents In Their Industries – These Upstarts Are – Platforms

~ TEOTC-TSLAO-HKEAE-DAOTW-ANA-O ~ The Emergence Of The Crowd – The Startlingly Large Amount Of – Human Knowledge, Expertise, And Enthusiasm – Distributed All Over The World – And Now Available – Online

~ R-TBB-M&M-P&P-A-TC&TC ~ Rethink – The Balance Between – Minds And Machines – Products And Platforms – And – The Core And The Crowd

~ AFSITP-AF-LRF-LTP-A-BB-AT-CST-IEAT ~ A Fundamental Shift Is Taking Place – Away From – Long-Range Forecast – Long-Term Plans – And – Big Bets – And Toward – Constant Short-Term – Iteration, Experimentation, And Testing

~ ML-TAASOBSSTCDPAFWSAFSME ~ Machine Learning – The Art And Science Of Building Software Systems That Can Detect Patterns And Formulate Winning Strategies After Being Shown Many Examples

~ HR ~ Hi, Robot

~ VIR-VIS ~ Virtualization Is Reality – Virtualization Is Spreading

~ SPWCTSSH-T-HI-BVIALTTTWGIOTAMGMC ~ Some People Will Continue To Self-Select Human-To-Human Interactions – But Virtualization Is A Long-Term Trend That Will Generally Increase Over Time As Machines Gain More Capabilities

~ TEOFPAI ~ The Economics Of Free, Perfect, And Instant

~ CCTC ~ Curation Counters The Corruptors

~ TAOPW:BD-A-BE ~ The Art Of Platform War: Be Different – And – Be Early

~ HOSP-ETTS-TAOTEOCG-MABROO-C-TDACAPETP ~ Habits Of Successful Platforms – Early To The Space – Take Advantage Of The Economics Of Complementary Goods – Maintain A Broad Rule Of Openness – Curate – To Deliver A Consistent And Positive Experience To Participants

~ DIMMSFYT-TTBYOP-OTPISE? ~ Does It Make More Sense For You To – Try To Build Your Own Platform – Or To Participate In Someone Else’s?

~ IMTOPAE-WSAPATY? ~ If More Than One Platform Already Exists – Why Should Anyone Pay Attention To Yours?

~ WVAYO-O-PAYS-FYIU? ~ What Value Are You Offering – Or – Problem Are You Solving – For Your Intended Users?

~ TPOPI ~ The Perils Of Perishing Inventory

~ TTL-LA ~ To Tread Lightly – Leverage Assets

~ GIAALTI ~ Giving It Away And Locking Them In

~ DD ~ Durable Differentiation

~ WANP ~ Writing A New Playbook

~ WTGRC-DLTTE-I-CITO ~ When Things Get Really Complex – Don’t Look To The Experts – Instead – Call In The Outsiders

~ DE-LAH-SFAROBTDTQOTW-TBS-SATWDBTOAC-BSATLTWO ~ Domain Experts – Like All Humans – Suffer From A Range Of Biases That Degrade The Quality Of Their Work – These Blind Spots – Such As The Well-Documented Biases Toward Overconfidence And Confirmation – Become Stronger And Thus Lead To Worse Outcomes

~ ICEBTM-‘E’-AAEAA-TTBKTATROUATAATQOTW ~ It Could Even Be That Many – “Experts” – Actually Aren’t Expert At All – That They’ve Been Kidding Themselves And The Rest Of Us About Their Abilities And The Quality Of Their Work

~ IT-CFCTSW-ICBQHTDWAKWTTA ~ In Today’s – Complex, Fast-Changing, Technologically Sophisticated World – It Can Be Quite Hard To Distinguish Who Actually Knows What They’re Talking About

~ TKOTC-CEBOOD-TCCBS-WTCRC ~ The Knowledge Of The Core – Can Easily Become Out Of Date – The Core Can Become Stale – While The Crowd Really Can’t

~ TCISV-ILP-BIMM-GIA/OS-FAOC ~ The Crowd Is So Valuable – In Large Part – Because It’s Massively Marginal – Geographically, Intellectually, And/Or Socially – From Any Organization’s Core

~ OAOA-TREOTCSTPBBUACIMOTC ~ Over And Over Again – The Recognized Experts Of The Core See Their Performance Beaten By Uncredentialed And Conventionally Inexperienced Members Of The Crowd

~ TCCNAALWENMOAC ~ The Crowd Can Now Accomplish A Lot Without Ever Needing Much Of A Core

~ DAO ~ Decentralized Autonomous Organization