Tortured statements from CEOs, politicians, coworkers, spouses, or suppliers, in no hierarchical order, mean one thing: I have something to hide, but I want to be able to say I told you the facts.
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Simmetrico Network, Arassociati Architecture, and AG&P landscape studio collaborated to develop this innovative design concept for the Azerbaijan pavilion for the Expo Milan 2015. According to the Simmetrico Network website, “The project was born and developed around the central theme of biodiversity, peculiarity, and treasure of a country made of different climatic, geographical, and morphological areas.”
The Dark Side of the Covers is a witty collection of classic album covers that show what it might look like from the “other side.” Created by Flickr user Harvezt, each imaginative design features the well-known art from albums like the Beatles’ Abbey Road and Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon—with a bit of a twist.
Cloud is seamlessly transitioning between devices without explicitly doing anything at all to actively sync them. That is the magic of what makes cloud so cool.
With great PowerPoint comes great responsibility
There is a whole class of salaried professionals that, should you meet them at parties and admit that you do something that might be considered interesting (an anthropologist, for example), will want to avoid even discussing their line of work entirely. Give them a few drinks, and they will launch into tirades about how pointless and stupid their job really is.
J’ai du un jour expliquer à ma nièce de 5 ans mon métier de consultant en management des SI. A ce moment là, j’aurais aimé être à la place de cet ami qui en un mot fait comprendre la substance et toute l’utilité de son métier : pâtissier.
Et pourtant je crois en la valeur de mon métier (j’ose même dire que je l’aime); elle est juste plus difficile à expliquer, surtout à ceux auxquelles elle ne s’adresse pas.