S2 E54 — 90 Days to Future-Proof Your Career Trajectory and Lifetime Investments

Everybody’s talking about what should we be doing now (over the next 90 days) to get us where we want to be in the next 18 to 36 months, right?  It’s what you do for your own job prospects, career trajectory and lifetime investments.  

“5”  Steve Zahn, 51: “When you’re not sure whether to do what’s being asked of you, stall.  It gives you time to understand the dynamics at play.” Scorpio

Hi and welcome to Friday’s Episode 54 in Season 2 of  “My Pandemic Year Natural Experiment” on this 29th day of May in the spring of 2020.  

The Tau of Steves: What You Don’t Know Could Fill a Book

Table of Contents

Season One and Two are a two-year examination of how bits of wisdom changed during the “normal” pre-pandemic and then in this unfolding pandemic year.

Previously in Season Two, the Pandemic Year

S2 E53The Fourth Step’s Passing Storm Botched Beyond Belief; S2 E52What’s So Wrong with Conventional Wisdom Unless …; S2 E51Let’s Agree to Make Things Worse, Shall We?

Related from Season One, the Normal Year

S1 E54A Version That’s a TauBit Grander; S1 E53High 5’s for Tau Secrets Revealed; S1 E52Missing Chapters and Paths Not Taken; S1 E51Brief, Broad, Fast, Wow and Delight


Published this article on Patreon with the following introduction:  

Considering longer term scenarios is what you do to save you from future discomfort, or worse yet, major disruptions in your life. Think through why does this matter or what is important about this to give yourself that all important time to get up to speed before it’s too late! And then hedge your risks by creating some of your own if/then decisions.

3 Years of Accelerated Disruption in just 90 Days? How Will It Effect You?

“When you think about how different you were 10 years ago, it’s clear that change is inevitable and never stops. Believe in your aspirations.”

Holiday Mathis, Creators Syndicate Inc.

The Tau: Week Ending 5/23/20

Tags: Apple, Accenture, Artificial Intelligence, Climate Change, COVID-19, DNA, Drones, EVs, Incubator, Kickstarter, Mozilla, Tesla, Tracker Apps, Quantum Research, Transformation

To help you, consider these headlines from this week’s stories pulled from our daily “Top 30 Digest” curated for you, “Fresh from the Labs. Literally bottled and set adrift from KnowWhere Atoll.

What if … ?

Accelerated Pace of Transformation

              • Accenture: We are seeing three years of digital and culture transformation in three months
              • Now hiring AI futurists: It’s time for artificial intelligence to take a seat in the C-Suite
              • The 9 Best Analytics Tools For Data Visualization Available Today
              • AI Devours Data!
              • Data on demand: Dynamic architecture for a high-speed age 

Artificial Intelligence

              • 5 of the best artificial intelligence books you must read
              • Can an artificial intelligence learn to beat the stock market?

Funding Startups and Incubators

              • Mozilla goes full incubator with ‘Fix The Internet’ startup lab and early-stage investments
              • Kickstarter is reducing its workforce by 39% through layoffs and voluntary buyouts as crowdfunding projects plummet during the pandemic
              • Can Entrepreneurs Solve the Urgent Problems Amplified by the Coronavirus? 

Advancing Biotechnology 

              • AI gets the attention, but biotechnology is poised to change the world
              • DNA-repairing enzyme reverses age-related cognitive decline

COVID-19 Ahead of the Curve

              • Covid-19 Will Accelerate the AI Health Care Revolution
              • How Smart City Planning Could Slow Future Pandemics 
              • Research investigates COVID-19 virus origin using artificial intelligence (AI)
              • Tech Could Be Used to Track Employees—in the Name of Health
              • Beware the Lofty Promises of Covid-19 ‘Tracker’ Apps
              • Apple and Google are building a virus-tracking system. Health officials say it will be practically useless.

Quantum Research

              • Inside big tech’s high-stakes race for quantum supremacy
              • Quantum computing will (eventually) help us discover vaccines in days”
              • Physicists Just Built The First Working Prototype Of A ‘Quantum Radar’

Nature and Environment

              • How Venus flytraps evolved their taste for meat
              • These drones can plant 40,000 trees in a month. By 2028, they’ll have planted 1 billion
              • Tesla said to be readying new long-lasting, low-cost batteries to put EVs at price parity with gas cars

Innovation Rippling Effects

              • The World Is Running Out of Elements, and Researchers Are Looking in Unlikely Places for Replacements
              • ”’Super steel’ breakthrough makes for stronger and tougher alloy
              • Apple Glasses are ‘sleek as hell’ and could launch sooner than you think

We’ve grown organically.  From 2839 this time a week ago to over 3188 followers today. No preservatives added.  

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The Tau 12 Months Ago 

“Questions such as ‘why does this matter?’ or ‘what is important about this?’ will bring you past the symptoms and right to the root issue.”

Holiday Mathis, Creators Syndicate Inc.


“5”  Steve Zahn, 51: “When you’re not sure whether to do what’s being asked of you, stall.  It gives you time to understand the dynamics at play.” Scorpio

Are we in the beginning, in the expanding middle or near an end in sight?  Who knows?  But don’t take too long in your stall.  It’s like gliding with the engines off in an airplane.  The ground rushes towards you at an accelerated clip.

Random ones that make me want change my sign.

“4”  Steve Aoki, 41: The value of money is what people say it is.  It’s a social agreement made by a society, or, in today’s case, between two people.” Sagittarius

So, that’s one more thing thrown up in the air.  Given value is set in business by the interplay between supply and demand, what should we make of the run on toilet paper at Costco?

What’s Going On

Literally Bottled and Set Adrift from KnowWhere Atoll 

    • @knowlabs followers of one or more of my 35 digital magazines organically grew from 2839 to 3188.




    • Saw the movie, didn’t realize that one of my favorite authors, Michael Connelly — his detective Hieronymus (Harry) Bosch book series and Amazon Prime series — also wrote, “The Lincoln Lawyer” which I just finished. Gotta tell you I can’t not see his lead character (Mickey Haller, Bosch’s half brother) as anyone else but Matthew McConaughey. 

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Inspired by: Holiday Mathis – Creators Syndicate


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