Month: April 2016

  • Leadership on the High Seas – Dawn Riley at the America True

    Leadership on the High Seas – Dawn Riley at the America True

    Leadership is a critically important factor affecting any team or group venture. In this paper, I analyze the leadership and management style of Dawn Riley, CEO and Captain of the America True Sailing Team, as she guides her team┬áto race for the 1999 America’s Cup. Dawn Riley Case Abstract Dawn Riley is the CEO/Captain of…

  • HBR – In the Company of Givers and Takers

    HBR – In the Company of Givers and Takers

    “False acceptance”, overcommitment, and an imbalance of giving/taking behavior is a huge consideration in both the workplace and our everyday lives. It’s been a subject that I’ve been keenly aware of and interested in, stemming from my days working in interactive media in NYC. This article from the Harvard Business Review is a great analysis…

  • Discovering Cuba

    Discovering Cuba

    During November 2015, I traveled with my family to discover Cuba. We explored Havana, and then got out of the city to travel to the southern coast and around a variety of towns, farm villages, beaches, mountains, and monuments. Here’s how it went… Itinerary Our itinerary took us through Havana, Trinidad, Las Terrazas, Remedios, Santa…

  • Shooting Lightfield Photos with the Lytro Illum

    Shooting Lightfield Photos with the Lytro Illum

    Last November, I had the privilege of testing out the Lytro Illum Lightfield Camera while exploring Cuba. Here’s my quick review of the innovative camera. The Lytro Illum takes photos using a specially developed lens and sensor that essentially captures all focal lengths and multiple angles of a scene simultaneously, and lets the photographer recompose…