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12 Posts

August, 2013 Posts

Describing the Past & Present
August 03, 2013
The challenge of describing something happening in the past and present.
Elections and Placebo Buttons
August 03, 2013
William Gibson tweeting about elections as placebo buttons.
The History of Timesheets
August 04, 2013
The history of timesheets and their origins in charging by units of time.
Advertising is Not a Tax for Being Unremarkable
August 04, 2013
The complexities of advertising and its various purposes beyond mere product sales.
Global Time
August 05, 2013
The impact of global media on time and audience when consuming content online.
Technology Advances Backwards
August 05, 2013
Umberto Eco's observation on how technology now advances backwards.
Curiosity Kills
August 08, 2013
The debate on curiosity and its impact on society.
The Apple Org Structure
August 12, 2013
An analysis of Apple's unique organizational structure and its potential impact on innovation.
The Economics of Doping
August 13, 2013
The economic rationale behind doping in sports, with A-Rod's situation as an example.
Setting the Stage for Innovation
August 14, 2013
The role of market conditions and luck in fostering radical innovation.
Riding Through Mongolia
August 22, 2013
A thrilling account of motorcycle travel through Mongolia.
Engineering Culture
August 27, 2013
A look at the engineering culture at Percolate, praised for its lack of constraints.
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