Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Netflix’s of Books…

Everyone knows what Netflix’s did for movie as for one low monthly price you could get movies as fast as you could watch them which sunk their brick and mortar rivals as this done right to their mail box.  So we know … Continue reading

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Paperback Pirating…

While there is a planned settlement between Google and the book publishers has been placed on indefinite hold, another legal battle by proxy has started in its place. As Google has partnered with many libraries at US universities in order … Continue reading

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Search Results and Wiretapping, a Match made in Heaven…

There is an interesting story about a company named Paxfire which has been accused of “hijacking” search results by placing a proxy server between users and major search engines and modifying some responses.   However once discovered, Paxfire and one of … Continue reading

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The Beetles Forever Locked Up…

Well folks, while It took them three years of doing, and undoubtedly a ton of money the music industry has finally won its European battle to lock up in-copyright sound recordings for another 20 years. Hmmm what does this mean, … Continue reading

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Netflix, The Business Leader to Watch…

Sure most everyone has heard of Netflix by now the purveyor of video DVDs by mail.  As you pay one low price and keep them as long as you want which sent the old school king “Block Buster” to the … Continue reading

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MBA Apple Style…

It was 2003 when doing my MBA a number of case studies where forced upon me especially around Dell Computer and their great success.  Yes one quickly grew tired of the praises of Michael Dell and his “just in time” … Continue reading

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Corporations Are People Too…

The words of Mitt Romney on the stump for his shot at the top seat of the nation, and all too true words.  As the Jobs number for August came in flat which says for every new job created, there … Continue reading

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The Arrow of Time and Man…

Question, how do we know that time exists at all?  As the timepieces we create are simply mechanical and electrical devices which move or operate in a rhythmic fashion at the direction of man.  As I can build a clock … Continue reading

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Derek Parfit…

While not a household name, or a Hollywood type publicity hound of the media as he is actually  a bit of  a recluse who has given most of his life to the study of philosophy.  However the fact that he … Continue reading

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What’s The Most Valuable Thing…

Many might say today its gold with its sky rocketing price, while others may wax diamonds are a girl’s best friend earning them that top spot.  Yet others may choose platinum, or other exotic metals which may be hard to … Continue reading

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