ChatGPT and AI-boosted Productivity

Ever since OpenAI’s ChatGPT program created a simple way for the everyday person to widely apply AI technology, the AI hype cycle has risen anew. Time will tell if this is a truly revolutionary time or if things fizzle again, but with Microsoft’s Bing GPT, Google’s Bard AI, and many other players rising up in … More ChatGPT and AI-boosted Productivity

The false dichotomy of hybrid work

Our tale of how modern white-collar workplaces evolved into hybrid work environments usually goes like this: thanks to a massive “natural experiment” from the Covid-19 pandemic, employees demonstrated that remote work is productive, but also showed the limits to camaraderie and innovation in the workplace. As a result, white-collar workers are now mandated (or strongly … More The false dichotomy of hybrid work

Ice Cream Wins Wars

In business and in war, logistics crowns the victor. And sometimes, logistics comes in the form of ice cream! Back in WWII’s Pacific Theater, intrepid US soldiers used high-altitude flights to transform rations into delicious ice cream. The recipe was simple: attach small propellers to ice cream cans for “churning”, load them up with canned … More Ice Cream Wins Wars