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Future mementos – The Daily PPILL #104

Future mementos – The Daily PPILL #104

I was listening at an excellent podcast episode from “99% Invisible”, about how the US flag got designed and crafted. It happens to be that there is an actual surviving specimen of the Star Spangled Banner (not our anthem, but an actual flag), which is now...
The forest vs. the terrarium – The Daily PPILL #103

The forest vs. the terrarium – The Daily PPILL #103

There is a lot of talk lately in the Channel circles about ecosystems. Some think that they are the newest must-have model for any company to succeed. I would argue that the channel has always been an ecosystem. Partners have always used complementary products, and...
The Bottleneck – The Daily PPILL #102

The Bottleneck – The Daily PPILL #102

As you move along your journey, whatever it is, you’ll find an obstacle. In productivity terms, that’s a “bottleneck”, and it is exactly that: a narrowing of your throughput at that point. Just like at the neck of the bottle, where the liquid...
What’s for breakfast? – The Daily PPILL #101

What’s for breakfast? – The Daily PPILL #101

I started out this project with the aim of building a daily writing habit. After hitting my 100th article, it feels easier but now other questions start to come to mind. As anybody engaged in any creative endeavor, I am also mindful of the audience, and while I am not...
Two orders of magnitude – The Daily PPILL #100

Two orders of magnitude – The Daily PPILL #100

Did you read that? Today is The Daily PPILL # One f-in hundred! I owe you a big piece of my gratitude. Without the few who have liked and commented my posts, I may have never gotten here. It has been a lot of hard work, and even more of that unrelenting determination...