corporate life

May
21
Microsoft does sci-fi offices really well

Microsoft does sci-fi offices really well

Strange how Microsoft have finally got good at making corporate tech look sexy.
Apr
22

Corporate trust is the first victim of redundancy

John Robinson on laying off journalists: In the ensuing days, it was clear that a bond between the company and
1 min read
Nov
18

Meaning - Bob Doak: the Gore cult of making money - and having fun

Warning: Liveblogging. Prone to error, inaccuracy and terrible, terrible crimes against grammar. This post will be improved over the next
3 min read
Jul
22

Every corporate meeting ever

Weird Al, again, from his new album, Mandatory Fun
Feb
17

Nightmares of tech past

Every time I think a proper job would be nice again… I remember a grey slab I was issued by
Jan
22

Stop working so damn hard

You shouldn’t put in so many hours working. Why? The perplexing thing about the cult of overwork is that,
1 min read
Jan
09

Where corporate innovation dies

Why big companies can’t innovate: Big companies have plenty of great ideas, but they do not innovate because they
Nov
05

The cold war with IT

Reasons I love being self-employed #7: For reasons we don’t fully understand, IT Vs the rest of the company
Aug
28

Boss free? Or co-owned?

Oddly, since my “liberation” from corporate life, I’ve become fascinated by alternative working models. This is just fascinating: Valve,
1 min read
Aug
24

Corporate voice is inherently impersonal

James O’Brien, quoting Alex Goldfayn: “Most of the content that companies put out on social media doesn’t catch
1 min read