Monthly Archives: February 2011

Facebook the Authentic You…

An article in USA Today was touting the virtues of using the “building block” of the internet such as the likes of Google™, Amazon™ and Facebook™ titled: Google, Amazon, Facebook put start-ups on fast track, caught my attention as one … Continue reading

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Terminator V The Day of Watson…

In a recent USA Today Story the headlines decry the fact that Watson may want your job (What is ‘Does Watson want your job?), and the article starts out with a parody of funny man Conan O’Brian replacing his announcer … Continue reading

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Sino-American Business and the Battle of Austerlitz…

What do the two of these have to do with each other you might be asking or you might also be just asking, “what is Austerlitz”?  So let’s start there as fought on December 2nd 1805 the battle of “Austerlitz” … Continue reading

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The Age of the Machine is Over…

As a child of the Sixties, the TV show Star Trek factored heavily into my psyche as it did many others who were amazed by things like the transporter, phasers, and communicators.  For me it was the “replicator” which held … Continue reading

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The Human Capital is Now a Liability…

It use to be said that “people make a company” however it’s clear that human capital has turned from being an asset to that of a human liability as companies no longer want people.  In effect we have now become … Continue reading

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The Patriot Act, Its Zero Sum Effects…

The (USA) PATROIT Act on October 26, 2001 was signed into law by then President George W. Bush titled as such the Act is a contrived seven letter acronym (PATRIOT),  which in combination stand for Uniting and Strengthening America by … Continue reading

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Middle Class Erosion, What Are They Still Buying…

As the American Dream was a bit of a stretch even in its hay day is heaving hard while in the final throws of its death rattle as we look at continuing increases in foreclosures, year over year income erosion, … Continue reading

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Apples Greed and where is the FTC…

Last week Apple Computer™ announced a change in its iTunes policy which states if an App sells additional content; it must also make that same content available via the App store too.  What does this mean for Apple loving enthusiasts … Continue reading

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The Death of Borders Books, Just the Tip of the Iceberg…

This week, Borders Group Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and announced it plans  to close almost one-third of its current 642 bookstores.  As Borders is the second-largest bookstore chain in the country, and rumors of its financial … Continue reading

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The Truth about the Facts Are…

My ears are ringing with the immortal words of “Joe Friday”, the no non-sense straight laced Los Angeles (LAPD) police detective played by the late Jack Webb saying “Just the facts, ma’am” while writing this post.  Because as a detective, … Continue reading

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