Dec 10, 2018
Every year we discuss hot trends and the latest fads, but are we failing our profession by always chasing the shiny and new?
On this week's GoodPractice Podcast, Ross G and Owen are joined by HMRC's Andrew Jacobs to discuss.
Andrew blogs at lostanddesperate.com.
For more on why people love horoscopes so much, check out the 'Barnum Effect' on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barnum_effect
The Innovators Dilemma is available from Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Innovators-Dilemma-Technologies-Management-Innovation/dp/142219602X
The book Ross referenced was Chess by Stefan Zweig: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Chess-Modern-Classics-Stefan-Zweig/dp/0141196300
Andrew told us all about the word 'procrastiworking': https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Procrastiworking
The Lexus ad, written by AI, is covered here: https://www.techradar.com/uk/news/lexus-creates-the-worlds-first-filmed-advert-entirely-scripted-by-ai
If you were wondering what Ross' 'electric sheep' comment was about, it's a reference to the Philip K. Dick book that was filmed as Blade Runner.
Finally, the Sourtoe Cocktail was covered by Atlas Obscura: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/sourtoe-cocktail
Sleigh bells used courtesy of GowlerMusic (https://freesound.org/people/GowlerMusic/sounds/265458/) / CC BY3.0