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A Modest Proposal For Disaster Response

A 10-step proposal for responding to hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and wild fires. Note: This idea was triggered watching a news report which noted there were no storm shelters in any … Continue reading

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May 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

‘Cool CEOs Don’t Need an Education’ is a Cynical Marketing Ploy

You’ve seen this proposition numerous times in the last couple of years. Start-up kings don’t need university education. Savvy youth don’t need a degree. College is not for everybody. The … Continue reading

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April 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

Apple’s iPad 2: Displacing Markets at Every Turn

Apple’s iPad 2 announcement last week was predictably stunning, if that’s even possible. In fact, consider this for a moment: the iPad announcement was one of the most watched and … Continue reading

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March 6, 2011 · Leave a comment

Huffington Post and AOL: The Sleeper has Awakened

Just when you thought AOL was gone and dead, Wham! they hit it with the cardio paddles again, this time with the acquisition of Huffington Post. For just $315 million … Continue reading

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February 6, 2011 · 2 Comments

The Wild, Wacky and Cool Consumer Electronics Show 2011

The most important thing to keep in mind about the Consumer Electronics Show is this: Don’t take it too seriously! That’s right, because what you see and hear at the … Continue reading

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January 8, 2011 · 3 Comments

Apps 2.0 Could Be the Biggest New Battleground in Tech

So we’ve seen Apple grow a huge ecosystem around its Applets.  Steve Jobs ran through the numbers last week. Hundreds of thousands of apps developed by tens of thousands of … Continue reading

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September 7, 2010 · 5 Comments