Monthly Archives: October 2011

To Tell a Story…

Anthropologically, stories are very important to us as being the human animal we are the only species which possess the ability to communicate complex social concepts from generation to generation.  As while the greater animal kingdom provides mechanical means to … Continue reading

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What Would We Do Without Time…

Interesting thought isn’t it, as I’m not referring to the early Steven King version of the Langoliers where some strange creatures nip unknowingly at our heels eating away the past.  This story is set more in the present day and … Continue reading

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Trojans Aren’t What they Use to Be…

While in the times of old, the term had been adapted from its wooded horse days of ancient Troy to that of semi-modern day protection scheme dreamed of by adolescent boys and adorned in their wallets as a sign of … Continue reading

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The Death of The Meeting…

How many meetings do you attend at work and what percentage of time does this consume?  Yes I hear you my brothers and sisters in arms, as it’s a crazy number isn’t it?  Also, when you walk into a packed … Continue reading

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Something is Better Than Nothing…

A week or so back I wrote about “disappointment”, in the context of the venerable announcement of the iPhone 4s in the light of expectation of a wholly new if you will iPhone 5.  Yes with the per-verbal tear drop … Continue reading

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The Mountain of Debt Grows as the Second Shoe Prepares to Drop…

Well folks the numbers are out, and personal credit debt grew by a whopping 18.9 Billion, yes with a “B” in the second quarter ironically as did unemployment as there seems to be no stopping the personal debt monster from … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street…

Guess my first question would be why, however I digress before even getting started because as I write this I’m sitting here in Asia.  In fact I’m in Taiwan watching the international version of CNN as well as the BBC, … Continue reading

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A Lesson To Be Learned From RIM…

On the heels of a major European outage, and with Senior Executives at a trade show in the Arabian sub continent they announced they are placing their full support behind their PlayBook tablet.  To further this, they went on to … Continue reading

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Do They Have Us By The Short Wires…

A recent Wired article indicated that someone (insert name of a foreign government here) has us by our short wires so to say the least.  As it appears that a computer virus of sorts has infiltrated and infected the remote … Continue reading

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Privacy is For Old Fogies…

Well so says Reid Hoffman of LinkedIn the premier site for business based social networking at the 2010 Davos meeting.  In fact he is right, as most non-Gen Y’s were raised in an era of secrecy as what is yours … Continue reading

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