Coincidence: Blade Runner 2049

Perspective:   I spend a lot of time talking about all of reasons for the cognitive errors we make. Why I emphasize the psychological wetware that make coincidences seem much more important than they really are: availability heuristic; survivorship bias (“found” stock certs); confirmation bias; tribalism, confirmation bias, self-created info bubbles, groupthink, etc. It seems…

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Box’s dalliance with AI foretells a broader shift in content management

 As Box CEO Aaron Levie pointed out at his BoxWorks keynote this week, content management has been an evolving field since it came into being as an enterprise software concept in the 1990s. Back in those days, the state of the art was network drives. As content spread across the organization, we saw the rise of enterprise content management. Later file sharing tools developed and finally the… Read More

10 Thursday AM Reads

My trillion dollar passive morning train reads: • Passive Powers BlackRock to Nearly $6 Trillion in Assets  (Wall Street Journal) see also ‘Passive’ Investing Frenzy Pushes Vanguard to $4.7 Trillion in Assets  (Wall Street Journal) • Ray Dalio: How Bridgewater Will Succeed Without Me (CIO) • Bad news: Your 401(k) won’t give you a decent retirement (Los Angeles Times)…

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