Siri wasn’t created by Apple.
When the team that created Siri started working on it, they designed it for the technology that was predicted to come online in three years, not for the technology that was available then.
Put another way, by ice hockey great Wayne Gretzky, “Skate to where the puck is going, not where it has been.”
This is relevant to all businesses. Are you looking where the puck is going, or where it’s been?
In a world where technology is going to disrupt every industry, are you aware of what’s coming, not just what’s available now?
It only matters if you want to be successful though!
Humans are tribal.
As humans we have an insatiable desire to explain untoward events so we can get on with solutions.
In any field, most of the rewards go to the top 5% of people.
I say please to Siri.
If a turkey were to assess the state of the world in early December, they would be forgiven for thinking all is well and that the farmer loves them.
We often compare today’s performance relative to yesterdays.
In summer I walked up to the Rob Roy Glacier near Wanaka.
There are two ways to find the limit.
When I was skiing professionally, I knew that standing on the edge of a cliff for longer didn’t make it any safer to drop.
On Monday I attended the funeral of a good friend of mine from medical school, Andy Greer. He died suddenly while working a shift at Christchurch Hospital. He was 40.