Neil Williams

Category: Scrapbook

(I quoted this already in a recent weeknote, but I just had occasion to refer to it again. Posting it as a separate entry for easier retrieval!)

“Our founding belief is that the technology changes of the last 30 years – including the internet, smartphones, and AI – have so radically changed people’s lives that organisations have to continuously adapt to meet ever-rising expectations.

Organisations founded long before the internet was created often face the greatest cultural and business challenges in redesigning themselves around this new reality.” 

Public Digital

“Something is amiss between men and women”

Line from gripping crime procedural The Night of the 12th (streaming exclusively on BFI Player right now). I’ve thought about this line often since seeing the film earlier this year.

“No AI before you’ve fixed your IA.”

Matt Edgar, via James Higgot on BlueSky

Scrambles these 4 invite codes for BlueSky. It’s nicer than the other place, so see you there? (Will strikethrough when they’re gone).

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All gone

“No large failing government programme has hit the rocks because it didn’t have enough programme boards.”

Andrew Greenway, via Tom Loosemore here

The photos everyone sends me from the Isle of Wight

At the risk of going all Dave Gorman on you…

The Guardian needs an Australia filter

Australian content hidden among your UK news can be surprising!

“Culture is like a shadow. You cannot change it, but it changes all the time. Culture is read-only.”

Niels Pflaeging (source)

Violins, mines and bikes: 3 metaphors for change

A video and a couple of articles I really liked this week, with similar themes.

One of these checkboxes lies

An especially dark example of a dark pattern.