Monthly Archives: November 2012

Pioneers, Revolutionaries, Contrarians and Consumers

I had a couple pretty bad days this week — one day was especially bad (I was crushed), and the the rest of the week was a very gradual improvement… to the point that I almost feel like I am … Continue reading
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From Newspapers to Pay Per Info

Shel Holtz and Neville Hobson have, in their For Immediate Release podcast episode #678, revisited topics related to brand journalism, advertorials and infomercials. These topics are indeed very important to consider in the current media landscape, and echo things I … Continue reading
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Establishment Apologists Acknowledge that the Status Quo Is Unfair — and They Want to Keep it that Way for Their Own Benefit

Great achievements are never made by simply maintaining the status quo. Whether by revolutionary breakthrough or by evolutionary adaptation, progress is always a matter of change. Therefore, anyone who resists change acknowledges that they are profiting from the current system … Continue reading
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History will teach us something completely different

The next time you see a news story with a neat-o graph showing lots of numbers and statistics in lines, bar graphs, pie charts and what not — try to ask yourself some questions like these: When was the last … Continue reading
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The Internet is Just One Medium — NOT?

Today, I was taken aback by something a friend said. I was doing what I generally do best — ranting. My latest rant craze is about people who do not voice their own opinions (see e.g. the previous post)… — … Continue reading
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Selflessness can also be a sickness

Being selfless is not always good. If you neglect yourself, your own feelings, your own ideas (basically the essential parts of yourself), then you thereby harm yourself and also the people around you. It is not good to care only … Continue reading
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BLOW YOUR HORN! :)

Thanksgiving is over. Next up: THINKSgiving! I am, therefore I think. We are alive, therefore we can share. For example: You could share an idea here: uncontents.com — why not do it now? Continue reading

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Either We Belong Together or We Belong Separated

Today is one of the most significant holidays in the United States, and I find it is also a holiday that is very much about some of the “Cult Scene” thinking I have been working on (you can see some … Continue reading
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The Privishing Model

My friend Helena Mathey drew my attention to “Zeitungssterben: Meine (sprichwörtlichen) 5 Cent“, in which Richard Gutjahr argues that people need to remember the “customer is the king” (much more so than the often touted motto that “content is king”). … Continue reading
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Experience is retarded

I just read a great post by Jeremiah Owyang about “The Four Elements of Career Management in Business” — highly recommended, but I have some issues with it. First, the Founding Fathers had no experience in democracy. Neil Armstrong had … Continue reading
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