Author: Marshall Kirkpatrick

  • Sharing my newest project: News summaries from the world of AI, aiTTENTION

    I’m very excited to share my next project publicly: it’s a very short daily summary of the top news stories in the field of AI. We’re calling it aiTTENTION, a reference to one of the foundational papers in contemporary AI. (See below if you’re unfamiliar.) It’s in an alpha state right now, but I hope…

  • 30+ Climate good news stories last week: Paying for adaptation, Indigenous co-management, and more

    This week’s edition of the Exponential View newsletter just went out – and that prompts me to post here all the stories of climate momentum that the team and I surfaced the week prior.  There’s a whole system we’ve built to surface the best climate news each week, and a team to run it. (More…

  • How to search for the top blogs on any topic, in 2022

    A collaborator just asked me how to best find great blogs to subscribe to on a topic we’re working on and I thought I’d answer the question publicly. I feel like I’ve shared some thoughts on this every 3-5 years for the past 15 years or so and my answer is always changing. New tools…

  • 10 Useful Things I Learned in 5 Years at Sprinklr

    This post is by Marshall Kirkpatrick from Marshall Kirkpatrick's website Techmeme, November, 2016 I’m excited to say that after 5+ years working at Sprinklr, the market leader for customer experience management and social media marketing for the world’s biggest organizations, I have resigned from my job and I’m soon on to my next adventure! I thought…

  • New project: Exponential View climate future

    This post is by Marshall Kirkpatrick from Marshall Kirkpatrick's website I’ve started contributing to a new collaboration that I couldn’t be more excited about. Azeem Azar and Marija Gavrilova have asked me to curate and summarize each week’s stories of climate change mitigation success and momentum for the amazing email newsletter Exponential View. If you’re…

  • Idea: Combining one familiar & one novel tool to tackle a problem

    This post is by Marshall Kirkpatrick from Marshall Kirkpatrick's website I’ve been thinking throughout the day about mindmapping master Chuck Frey’s newsletter Catalyst today, the whole things’s a great read as always. But there’s one section in particular that really caught my eye. To take advantage of serendipity, we need to attune our minds to…

  • My 5-minute productivity method

    This post is by Marshall Kirkpatrick from Marshall Kirkpatrick's website I am always struggling with the relationship between aspirations and capacity, something I’ve really only grown aware of in recent years.  In part by blowing far beyond even my substantial capacity for too long with some family crises, and in part by reading the really…

  • 7 steps I take to get value from what I read: Notes on note taking & review

    This post is by Marshall Kirkpatrick from Marshall Kirkpatrick's website A friend asked me recently what some of the core principles are in my note taking and review system are. I get a whole lot of value out of my note system and I love talking to notes nerds.  But not notes for notes’ sake!…

  • Collaboration opportunity: Internet research for climate impact

    This post is by Marshall Kirkpatrick from Marshall Kirkpatrick Data apprentice sought. I’m going to try an experiment, but I can’t do it alone. I believe this is a chance to have a horizon-expanding experience that makes a meaningful impact on climate change.  Maybe this is of interest to you – or maybe you know…

  • 10 good articles I read this week

    This post is by Marshall Kirkpatrick from Marshall Kirkpatrick In a time of information overload, careful curation is a way any of us can add value to the the lives and minds of our peers. In that spirit, and on the encouragement of my friend Mike Mathews, I thought I’d experiment with a link-blog type…