Is it a “glass-half-full” person who expects good outcomes? Is it a person who, as Winston Churchill once said, “sees the opportunity in every difficulty”? I think an optimist believes tomorrow can be better than today—and they take an active role in making it so.
Recent history is littered with once-formidable brands that vanished as new digital technologies took root, replacing them.
Thinking back, I’m reminded of Kodak, Blockbuster and so many other legacy businesses that went bankrupt as competitors used tech and digital-first business models to advance product development — as well as improve delivery and capture market share.
On this Earth Day, there’s a group of new signatories to the Sustainable IT Pledge, a commitment by Canadian organizations to cut emissions from their IT operations.
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Apple may be cracking down on apps that no longer receive updates. In a screenshotted email sent to affected developers, titled “App Improvement Notice,” Apple warns it will remove apps from the App Store that haven’t been “updated in a significant amount of time” and gives developers just 30 days to update them.
Twitter says it will no longer allow advertisers on its site who deny the scientific consensus on climate change, echoing a policy already in place at Google.