M.E.D. 7.3.18


 

Track: Amen Dunes – Skipping School

The Man Who Created The World Wide Web Has-Some Regrets  [Vanity Fair]
Solid – Re-decentralizing the web (project directory)  [Tim Berners-Lee]

Tech’s ‘Dirty Secret’: The App Developers Sifting Through Your Gmail [WSJ]
(Front page on my print edition, had to search for it digital)

Currents A quarterly report on developer trends in the cloud [Digital Ocean]

The impact of the ‘open’ workspace on human collaboration  [Ethan S. Bernstein, Stephen Turban]

While it is possible to bring chemical substances together under specific conditions of temperature and pressure to form the desired compound, more factors seem to be at work in achieving a similar effect with humans. Until we understand those factors, we may be surprised to find a reduction in F2F collaboration at work even as we architect transparent, open spaces intended to increase it.

FT Series Summer books 2018