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Category Archives: Art of Communication

Alien or no, these are pretty cool

OK of course they are not alien, but these crop circles and other agricultural designs, found in a random Google search, are pretty amazing. And they have helped a lot … Continue reading

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May 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Eich’s Ouster was a Natural Outcome

Venturebeat’s article shaming Silicon Valley for Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich’s ouster completely ignores two important facts: 1. As a founder and CTO, Eich’s position had already been tolerated for several … Continue reading

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April 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Glenn Beck’s Advertisers are Nuts, Too

A while back I thought I would give myself a treat by signing up for free entertainment, in the form of a subscription to right-wing nutjob Glenn Beck’s daily newsletter, … Continue reading

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March 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

How to Get Rich in Six Easy Steps – Free

Y’all know those pitches where they try to sell you seminars to larn how to be rich, right? Well I’ll save you a couple thousand by spilling it out right … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

My Interview with John McAfee

This is a live interview I did with John McAfee last fall at the C2SV Conference in San Jose. McAfee is the creator of McAfee Security who has since gone … Continue reading

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January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

How Money is Made and Lost in America

There are two ways to make money in America: Industry and finance. Industry requires ideas, people and things. Finance involves interest rates, profits and risk. Industry is the bastion of … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Insurance Industry ‘Cancellations’: Another Name for Patient Dumping

There’s a name for what the insurance industry is doing to Obamacare. It’s called patient dumping and if they did it as a hospital or a hospice, it would be … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment