School is boring for lots of kids, regardless of Intelligence level (assumption alert - is there such a thing as an 'intelligence level'? it seems to presume a single number rating - IQ). (more)

theory, Model (more)

Michael Schrage: Asks Who Do You Want Your Customers to Become? To see customers as the assets they really are, the strategic design and marketing question must shift from “What’s the new value of the innovation?” to “What does our innovation really ask customers to become?” and, even better, “Who do we want our customers to become?” (more)

Michael Schrage: To Create True Innovation, Consider Who You Want Your Customers To Become. (Who Do You Want Your Customers To Become). Most innovators ask, “How can we be disruptive? How can we create new value for our customers? How can we do things that allow customers to do things that they’ve never done before?” Take the question that you’re asking and be more intense: How do you want to transform your customers? (more)

Andrew Ruiz sees Robert Greene’s “Mastery” as Man’s Search For Meaning. I’ve been thinking a lot about this question of what I should do with my life. (more)

Secretly Public-Domain reveals that 80% of books published 1924-63 never had their copyrights renewed and are now in the public domain. (more)

Robin Sloan previews PENTWATER. This path tracer shoots just one measly ray per pixel, and there ain’t that many pixels to start with. It’s a path tracer built for sparkly noise. It runs smoothly in real-time—in JavaScript, if you can believe it! (more)


Project Management Office. In case Project Managers aren't abstract enough, let's move them farther away from the actual business into a central staff department. Yeah, that should work. (more)

Can be a whole range of things. (more)

Celine: Communication is possible only between equals. (more)

I still use my 7th-gen iPod-shuffle - to (a) save phone battery, and (b) because sync/play/ scrobbling works better. (more)

Eric Barker: This Is The Morning Ritual That Will Make You Happy: 4 Secrets From Stoicism. The Stoics were big on “the dichotomy of control.” So much of your life is not under your control. You can’t control the world or other people. Often you can’t control what’s going on in your head. The only thing you can control is your deliberate thoughts and actions. So to let our happiness and self-worth hinge on what we cannot control is futile. Ridiculous. (Authentic Happiness) (more)

Eric Barker: This Is How To Rewire Your Brain For Happiness: 4 Secrets From Research. “Think happy thoughts” doesn’t help unless you don’t need help... cognitive therapy (CBT )— suggests that the individual’s problems are derived largely from certain distortions of reality based on erroneous premises and assumptions (more)

I'm going to make a GoogleAssistant interface to CoachBot... (more)

Site for consulting-thinker which has various Metered PayWalls etc. to do Thinking Out Loud for a variety of audiences and Business Models. (more)


This is the publicly-readable WikiLog Thinking Space (est 2002) of Bill Seitz (a Product Manager and CTO) (also a Wiki-Junkie).

My Calling: Reality Hacking to accelerate Evolution by increasing Freedom, Agency, and Leverage of Free Agents and smaller groups (SmallWorld) via D And D of Thinking Tools (software and Games To Play).

See Intro Page for space-related goals, status, etc.; or Wiki Node for more terse summary info.

Beware the War On The Net!


Seeking: CTO/Chief Product Officer-type position in funded organization with entrepreneurial culture, in Chicago area. My value: accelerating business-changing product development.


My Coding for fun.