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AR for Industry

TweetToday I had a nice phone conferance with Thomas and Jan from Metaio.  Jan is the author of the Augmented Reality Blog.  Jan had contacted me after reading my writeup about the use of AR in manufacturing based on a Microsoft video.  Thomas is one of their designers and has experience with automotive manufacturing.  And I’m looking …

More Philosophy for Entrepreneurs

TweetTim Ferriss on his popular Four Hour Work Week blog, had an interested guest post about the practical use of philosophy in business from Ryan Holiday.  Ryan focuses on the branch of philosophy called Stoicism.  I’m not going to further dissect his excellent analysis and application of the philosophy, but I would like to challenge his assertion that …

Can AR Help Manufacturing?

TweetI found this interesting video from Microsoft about how AR could be used in a manufacturing environment, and specifically in the car business.  Currently, I am a Manager of Quality and Engineering at a Toyota facility here in the US, so I have my own take on what AR can do for manufacturing. The video …

Why Digital Matters

TweetWhy does digital matter?  I can download a song on iTunes or go pick up a CD at the local Best Buy.  It all ends up as music in my headphones.  It matters for the same reason that we’re in a major world-wide financial crisis right now–cash flow.  Businesses don’t go bankrupt because they’re not …