Google I/O 2016: 12 Leadership Qualities of Google’s Sundar PichaiMr. Pichai strode across the stage at Google I/O like a scholar or professor instead of a Silicon Valley CEO. He was teaching not selling. He was presenting the results of groundbreaking research. Even the press appears unaware of exactly what is happening as they keep reporting on products, seemingly oblivious to the ideas, perhaps because ideas are more difficult to understand and explain? We look at the product called Google Home (press, developers, and me too!), while Mr. Pichai and his team have their eyes on the science.
Prognostications of Doom for the Apple WatchMy comments on a Wall Street Journal article turned into a Blob Post. Fundamentally, I believe Apple is on the right track, and eventually we won’t need to carry a phone, because the watch will do it all.
Autism: TV and Books are great, but the Difference Maker will be PolicyAmerica has made great progress with regard to disabilities in general and Autism specifically, but after twenty years on this journey, it would be unwise to be satisfied.
Autism Stress: Would It Help?Decades later I realize there are tornadoes of many kinds, each with their own ability to create stress. For those of us who are parents of special needs children stress comes like tornadoes.
The 5 Levels of InclusionInclusion prevents dehumanization. When a group is included they become real to the mainstream population. What makes them real is the creation of physical, emotional, and intellectual ties or connections.
Fear of FocusLooking forward into the future of our work at Digital Scribbler and E-Soccer we must focus on the important, so more people will receive the help they desperately need. Giving in to the fear of the important to work at the emotionally easy task of the urgent feels good today, but will leave many miserable for a lifetime.
A Passion for TeachingYou haven’t taught until they have learned attributed to John Wooden My parents made certain we attended incredible schools, but my mom wouldn’t teach in them. There were two reasons for this decision. She didn’t want to teach in the schools her children attended, and more importantly, she wanted to teach children of color. My…