Monthly Archives: January 2011

Cell Phones and Cars, a Match Made in Detroit…

It’s coming are you ready?  Oops should have started with “what are you ready for” as for some time now I’ve been writing about the rise of the cell phone as the cornerstone of our modern life and Detroit is … Continue reading

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1 Trillion Hours of Free Time…

While watching a TED video the other day that was sent along by a friend where author Clay Shirky was speaking about the concept of the “cognitive surplus” which exists today.  However what hit me square between the eyes was … Continue reading

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The Age of Completeness is Over…

First off, what exactly is “completeness” anyway?  Well the short answer is it’s a “linear” life style or habit where one starts at the front and finishes at the back proceeding through material or tasks in a step by step … Continue reading

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The Memristor, With It a Change is Coming…

First off we will start with what a memristor is and promise this won’t make your eyes glaze over to bad, as this is one of the major disruptive technologies that is about to make its way on to the … Continue reading

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The Dunbar Number…

On one of my many jaunts to Europe for business, I happened to crack open a very interesting book by Robin Dunbar titled “How Many Friends Does a Person Need“.  While packed with many interesting ideas and facts, as Mr … Continue reading

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Data is Obsolete…

While having conversation and coffee with a friend in Den Haag the other day, he shared a concept with me which was a bit profound if you will.  This new perspective set me to thinking about “data” and what it … Continue reading

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Multi-Linguistic Thinking…

Thinking consumes a lot of my time, for example this post has been rambling around in my head for months; however this thought was a special “thought”.  Why you ask would this “thought” be different than any other?  The answer … Continue reading

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Kobayashi Maru, A No Win Scenario…

In the fictional universe of Star Trek, there were many learning’s as the master story teller Gene  Roddenberry created the ultimate mindscape in which to play out life’s many scenarios in a timeless kind of way. Even with the many firsts … Continue reading

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Does The World Need More People…

In thinking about the jobless recovery as part of the recent economic recovery, one has to think “do we really need more people“?  As it’s always been that economic expansion has been tied to employment growth. Regardless of the rise … Continue reading

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The “Urinal” a Key Supply Chain Component…

While spending a few weeks in Den Haag (the Netherlands) the importance of the “urinal”, especially the public provided ones surfaced as a key ingredient to the success of the local economy.  In addition it also struck me how something … Continue reading

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