What I learned from sketching at conferences

I’ve brought my drawing materials to three conferences this year to sketch the speakers during their presentations. It’s the closest thing I’ve found to being a courtroom sketch artist. Conferences are hardly ideal settings for sketching people, but they’re better than stealing glances on a downtown bus. The speakers stay on a single stage with […]

Bankers And Revolutionaries

“There ain’t a winner in the game / Who don’t go home with all” (Garcia/Hunter, “Jack Straw,” 1971.) Raise your hand if you’re sick of the “fintech innovators vs. incumbent banks” conversation. I’ve been following this debate for a while now, and I’ve come to the conclusion that the framing is entirely wrong and the terms involved […]