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Images processed 60K faster? No! And more…

Clark Quinn

Recently, I’ve run into the claim that images are processed 60K times faster than text. And, folks, it’s a myth. More over, it’s exemplary of bad practices in business. And so it’s worth pointing out what the situation is, why it’s happening, and why you should be on guard. It’s easy to find the myth. Just search on “images processed 60K times faster than text” You’ll get lots of citations, and a few debunkings.

The Pace of Creative Destruction is Accelerating

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

“A gale force warning to leaders: at the current churn rate, about half of S&P 500 companies will be replaced over the next ten years,” is one of the key insights from the 2018 Corporate Longevity Forecast.

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constant doubt and outrage

Harold Jarche

When I was visiting in Rome in 2012 I met a fellow tourist, an older gentleman from Australia, who told me that he had stopped a pick-pocket on the train who was trying to lift his wallet. He had cried out and grabbed the thief’s hand.

The deeper issue

Doc Searls

Journalism’s biggest problem (as I’ve said before ) is what it’s best at: telling stories. That’s what Thomas B. Edsall (of Columbia and The New York Times ) does in Trump’s Digital Advantage Is Freaking Out Democratic Strategists , published in today’s New York Times.

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Online employee training is a wonderful thing. It benefits companies as well as employees by boosting learning retention, increasing productivity, and providing businesses with a competitive edge, according to 1.

What’s in an image?

Clark Quinn

My post earlier this week on the images processed 60K faster prompted some discussion (over on LinkedIn ;). And there appears to be some debate about the topic. I think it revolves around the issue of just what’s in an image. So let’s unpack that. So, the claim is that ‘images’ are processed 60K faster than text. And, of course, trying to find the actual citation has been an exercise in futility. But can we address it on principle? I’ll suggest we can.

keep it simple

Harold Jarche

It is informative to have your work reflected back by others who have interpreted it in their own ways. This feedback gets integrated into my own continuing development of my sensemaking frameworks.

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