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Desmond Dickerson
Futurist at Cognizant's Center for the Future of Work
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Desmond Dickerson 19h
This series by Leah has been really thought provoking. Check out the hashtag for some prompts to get you thinking critically about plausible future scenarios.
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Desmond Dickerson Aug 12
"Wearing a mask has long been part of the social internet. But the mask of Blackness cannot be worn without consequences." Terrific reporting from on the exploitation of black creators in digital/virtual spaces.
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Desmond Dickerson Aug 11
great discussion today. Thanks for joining us. Also, the logo/graphic treatment on your website is terrific. Kudos to whoever designed that!
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Aubrey Blanche #BLM Aug 6
No such thing as neutral design, & nothing neutral about . "Fire can cook your food or it can burn your house to the ground.” <-- that's tech. We *must* build responsibly. TY for highlighting this, & proud to support the team!
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Desmond Dickerson Aug 10
If you're busy trying to "Build Back Better" check out these ruminations from designer and technologist, on the role that design and omni-specialization must play in our future.
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Desmond Dickerson Aug 10
Replying to @digitallynativ
Gotcha. Thanks for the timely clarification.
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Desmond Dickerson Aug 10
Wow, didn't realize social spend ate up so much DTC profit.
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Brian Eckhouse Aug 4
It’s a remarkable swing from the last big economic slump, in 2008, when investors fled a renewables industry that was then almost completely reliant on government subsidies—and viewed by many as science experiments.
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Desmond Dickerson Aug 5
These retailers were already struggling, but COVID was the nail in the coffin. On the flipside, DTC brands are on the rise. Hope that carries over long term. Comfy work attire thats multi functional.
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Visual Capitalist Jul 28
Connected Workers: How Digital Transformation is Shaping Industry's Future 📡
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Desmond Dickerson Jul 30
Beautifully written. An inspiring final statement from John Lewis.
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Desmond Dickerson Jul 29
This was such a compelling read. The lede is "tech to fight the pandemic," but there's so much here about tech's role in government, community building, and even some philosophy.
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Ana Andjelic Jul 27
startups used to pitch themselves as "Uber for X," now it's "anti-Uber" (socially responsible) "anti-WeWork" (community & creativity) "anti-Facebook" (private, micro-networks)
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Galit Ariel Jul 23
Yez! This is what AR is about: a bridge between physical surfaces/spaces and digital content. gets it.
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Desmond Dickerson Jul 22
"Herein rests the PARADOX OF INNOVATION for today’s civil servants: machinery that, by its nature, is set out to be a predictable and stabilising factor amid political whirlwind is expected to welcome and push for the unpredictable."
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Desmond Dickerson Jul 21
Replying to @MazzucatoM
"Until now, we have confused price with value — and that confusion has propelled inequality and warped the role of the public sector."
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Desmond Dickerson Jul 21
The future of government is: Venture Capital? Socialism? Economist Mariana Mazzucato says...
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Desmond Dickerson Jul 16
Terrific insights here from one of the sharpest and most experienced thought leaders on the intersection of race, media, and tech.
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Desmond Dickerson Jul 16
Its time for the great decoupling. The convenience of phones is great, but no one device should command so much of our attention.
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Emmanuel Omole Jun 30
If you can learn how to think of your work as a system of elements and see how they all play a part in a larger machine, you'll have the advantage of never wasting effort because you'll always be working toward that larger vision. Great thought of words from
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