Monthly Archives: December 2010

The New Age of Haves and Have Not’s…

Reading is has grown to be a fundamental success factor in our modern society, as be it completing a job application or just reading the daily paper it has become basically second nature to the majority of the population.  To … Continue reading

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The Book is Dead, Long Live the Written Word…

One of the Podcasts which I enjoy on a regular basis is the “Economist” and in a recent edition Nassim Taleb (author of: Fooled by Randomness and Black Swans) recorded a guest piece titled “Nassim Taleb on the world in … Continue reading

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The Quincy Effect…

The year was 1976 when the TV show “Quincy” first aired, with the main character played on screen by actor Jack Klugman, Dr Quincy was a coroner who took to solving a weekly murder mystery.  The way the story line … Continue reading

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My Life In A Suitcase…

While having a casual conversation with a friend one day, they where waxing about my luck in being able to travel the world for business as I regularly do.  An epiphany moment struck me when the conversation turned to the … Continue reading

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Platform verses Product…

In our “industrial” past the “product” has been the key economic driver whereas a manufacturer would produce a widget which would be passed though a wholesaler, down to a retailer and finally on to the end consumer.  This has been … Continue reading

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The Age of the Disposal Application…

Back in the day when I first started working on computers (note: the term working “on” verses “with“),  it was essential to understand how to use both a soldering iron and oscilloscope as in the day machines where repaired at … Continue reading

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The Holidays are here, Are You Feeling Sorry for Yourself…

While it’s not often you won’t find me traveling for business, its during those down moments when I do get to work from home and spend sometime with my wife who also works remotely from home (so much for Coase’s … Continue reading

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Follow Up Freddy (are you one)…

Living in a hectic world isn’t always easy, we have many important things which compete for our time every day and while you can be well organized and attentive to task.  It doesn’t mean others upon which you depend on … Continue reading

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The Automobile Was Once Upon A Time Just For Transportation…

Do you remember the days when you use to just get into your car to go somewhere?  Those were the days, the concept of the car was simple, you just got in and drove it to where you wanted to … Continue reading

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The 5G Viral World Anew…

As the spread of personal communication devices grows, so will the viral aspects of our world as in the past it was something to just have a cell phone.  Now that same device is not only a phone, it’s a … Continue reading

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