I spoke with Dr. Pradeep (for Outfuel) about his work, his book, AI for Marketing & Product Innovation, and the ways in which intelligent machines can potentially suss out the metaphors that give meaning to our world and the products we crave.
Short excerpt from the intro to Feedback Rules, a B2B book & course for product people of all levels The year is 1996. The Craft is the number-one movie at the box office and Mariah Carey’s Always Be My Baby is set to “repeat” on your Sony Discman. And, like a lot of people, you … More Feedback Is Dead! Long Live Feedback!
Special Advertising Section for the Toronto Globe & Mail (online) The Cafe du Monde has occupied the same spot in New Orleans’ historic French Market since 1862, and not a whole lot has changed in its 150-year history. People still come to sit in the open air cafe and people watch while lingering over an … More Cafe Culture: Cafe Du Monde
Selections from an extensive evertorial for Outfuel, which delved into the present and future of predictive AI. To see more, visit The Future of Prediction site.
Created for the Feedback Rules Blog Remember the last time you spent all Sunday afternoon trying to beat your highest score in a classic game of Pac Man? Or what about that time you stayed up way too late, repeatedly binging just one more episode of Stranger Things on Netflix? You were fully engrossed in … More Netflix, Pac Man, & Your Product
Originally published in the Huffington Post Before I finally took the plunge and went keto a couple of months ago, I wrestled with a serious question: Could I handle life without the occasional sandwich? While the wildly popular high-fat/moderate-protein/restricted-carb diet does allow for certain indulgences ― hello, cheese! ― I knew that on keto, … More 5 Keto Bread Recipes That’ll Let You Eat Glorious Sandwiches
Originally published in Reader’s Digest International Editions Public health authorities are increasingly taking note of drinking habits and the harmful use of alcohol. According to a 2010 Eurobarometer study, the EU has the highest alcohol consumption in the world, and alcohol-related illnesses cost the EU an estimated 125 billion euros annually. Not only that, the … More Are You Drinking Too Much?
Originally published in the Gotham Gazette When Marjina, a young Bangladeshi woman working as a live-in housekeeper for an Indian family in Dubai, was invited to accompany the family to live and work in the U.S., she jumped at the opportunity. To her, America meant money and freedom. But soon after she arrived to begin … More Maid In America
Originally published in TheKitchn.com In the past two weeks, I have gone out to eat all by myself twice. And I’m not talking about a rushed lunch on a workday, a hastily dispatched fast-food meal, or some shopping-break grub at a mall food court — my meals were leisurely dinners at full-service restaurants where I … More The Joys of Dining Alone
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