Category Archives: Business and entrepreneurship

I always have at least 2-3 business ideas I’m working on. It takes money to get things cracking, and gee ain’t “get a job” useless advice in this job market. Random ideas, thoughts, plans, etc., in relation to my own business ideas, and any other innovative production-oriented or organizational technologies. Trade policy, social change and the view that production should be a process of creation and collaboration that ultimately serves both public and private interests often guide my thoughts in this regard. Every day is the beginning of the rest of your life, and exciting opportunities may always arise from the most unexpected circumstances.

If it can be done it may be done

One way to frame hacking and IT security risks, from an article from the Guardian which addresses the potential for major hacking to become more routine. It is a safe bet that if you have thought of a bad scenario, … Continue reading

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The wisdom of rule or be ruled logic and world views

I see several options: One is to rule. One is to be ruled. Thankfully, reality has provided us with a simple option set (rule or be ruled). Cooperating, for example, is just lame and leads to not ruling. Which, as … Continue reading

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“Tough on IT security”

We need more “tough on IT security” legislation which vigorously enables consumers and businesses to more easily assure themselves of their IT security.

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Blockchain is not very underground any more

BP, ING, Intel, JP Morgan, Microsoft, Reuters, Santander, UBS and others have recently formed a blockchain alliance (the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance).   So, if people were being put onto lists for talking about “blockchain” technologies before (for example due to the … Continue reading

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What’s the marginal cost of “all your data”?

All you need is to give all your information for nothing, and you’ll get things which would not have been that expensive to buy anyways. Because the marginal cost is very low. What’s the marginal cost of “all your data”?

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Quartz Africa points to a fetishization of innovation and entrepreneurship

In practice, what this seems to mean is effort to get inexperienced and poorly educated youth to start businesses, as opposed to supporting their skills and business development within nascent business run by those with more experience. For practical purposes, … Continue reading

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Diversionary comebacks to non-supremacist explanations for successes in European colonial adventures

Alt title: Lack of personal or group global dominationism is evidence of victimhood   I do not rule the world, and therefore I am a victim. The group with which I have been persuaded to identify also does not rule … Continue reading

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One of a million ways to not get stuck at 90% completion on a project

One of a million ways to not get stuck at 90% completion on a project, at NYT.

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A Chinese wet dream

Allowed to buy from us, but not to talk about our politics.   (Also, there is no such thing as the CIA or the KGB. Except also they rule the world. Don’t worry. Black is white.)

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How to ensure non-bias and suitable attentiveness in consuming video, audio and text informational content

Do EEG recordings of focus groups while they watch, read or listen to the content. Then, whenever someone is found to be consuming this content, use microwave pulse patterns to promote additional attentiveness at the times that the focus groups … Continue reading

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