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What is right / wrong, good / bad about self-promotion

In the 20th century, self-promotion acquired a bad name. I think I can explain why, but explanation is rather complicated. After the modern capitalism was invented in the 18th century and became widely established throughout the western hemisphere in the … Continue reading
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The 2 Revolutions that Must Happen for Developed Economies to Remain Competitive in a Global Market Characterized by Globalization 2.0

There are 2 revolutions that must happen in order for most developed economies to remain competitive in the global economy which has already begun to reorganize in a globalization 2.0 fashion. Here, I will simply name the 2 revolutions that … Continue reading
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Refuse

In a world without borders, “refuse” is meaningless… — but we’re not there yet. Continue reading

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Even though some aspects of language are very static over long periods of time the fact that languages are constantly in flux will make it next to impossible to “calculate” individual statements or even entire texts (in other words: to “figure out their meaning”)

The title of this post is excerpted from “The Wisdom of the Language“, an article I wrote over 7 years ago. Recently published research has now corroborated my hypothesis. As my friend Lawrence Wilkenson wrote the other day: Readers will … Continue reading
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Liberating the Wheat from the Chaff

In the first years of the World Wide Web, players in traditional media pooh-poohed the Internet, saying it was little more than a dogpile. They were quite wrong… — but not completely wrong. Back when I wrote the “Wisdom of … Continue reading
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Social Media Tip: Be Prepared for Someone to Respond to Your Post

If you make a post on the Internet, then you should be prepared for the event that someone actually responds to your post. If you are shocked that someone might respond and you delete their comment or say the response … Continue reading
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The Digital Divide has been nearly eradicated: Due to Advances in Mobile Phone Technology, Most People in Developed Countries have now become as Illiterate as the Global Average Level of Literacy

The threat of an outbreak of literacy has been — by and large — completely averted. Continue reading

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What Most People Don’t Know About Social Media

Everything. For example: I have asked dozens if not hundreds of so-called “social media” experts what the term “social media” actually refers to, and none of them have been able to give me an answer. The mass of users not … Continue reading
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