Monthly Archives: March 2011

Zero Sum Concepts…

One of the concepts of this blog is to raise discussions around viral aspects or those which move in nonlinear ways both up and down as it’s here where Zero Sum fits in.  As from a systems think point of … Continue reading

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Our Reality is Now Augmented…

It was the mid 1970’s and Lee Majors was Steve Austin the 6 million dollar man with amazing bionic abilities, including bionic sight.  With his artificial eye, he could see far further than the average human and was truly built … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Real and Ditch the Wire…

One of the enjoyable muses out there is watching companies grapple with the old because they just cant get their minds around the new.  How many times have you heard if the wheel isn’t broken don’t fix it, well do the “wheels” … Continue reading

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Can You Say Water…

Deb Roys 3d Social Map Well Deb Roys son does and you could say it all started with just a gaga and no “lady” is involved, well maybe not totally true as there was his mother, nanny, grandmother but you … Continue reading

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Starbucks Gets It Right, Well Let’s Hope…

A recent USA Today story titled “Starbucks eyes grocery stores, China, digital for growth” caught my attention as in a prior blog post titled “Has Starbucks Lost Its Name or Just Its Mind” which discussed the venerable Seattle based beverage … Continue reading

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What’s Happening to the Dollar…

I’m sitting in Malaysia as I write this post and a matter of fact having breakfast in the Executive Lounge of the Marriot (hey you spend as much time in hotels as I and you will end up with a … Continue reading

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Why We Are All Mad About Creutzfeldt-Jakob…

That’s right, Mad Cow disease we all know and fear it from our brushes with it in the 1990’s, however Adam Renslo of the University of California, San Francisco, and his colleagues find this of great interest.  CJD as its … Continue reading

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BetaMax or VHS, Ops Meant GSM verses CDMA and the Winner Is…

In selecting the title for this post it hit me that a lot of the folks reading this won’t know what VHS was and almost no one will know what BetaMax had been.  So instead of be laboring a history … Continue reading

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Homeownership may be for the Few, Not the Many…

So read the title of a recent USA Today story which caught my attention as once believed to be the pinnacle of the American Dream, has instead lead to the American nightmare.  As written in a past post, even the … Continue reading

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The Economics of Shock and Awe…

While the phrase gained popularity as the moniker of George Jr’s sequel to Operation Desert Storm, the lead word “shock” has come to be defined by the later (Awe) when it comes to things economic these days.  As one can’t … Continue reading

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