Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Marketing Industrial Complex Needs Wholesale Reform if Not Even Downright Revolution

Seems sick an’ it’s hungry, it’s tired an’ it’s torn It looks like it’s a-dyin’ an’ it’s hardly been born The secret is finally out: The raison d’ etre of retard media companies is to spy on users. Soon, even … 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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If you’re not going to have relevant content with your native ads, you might as well buy banners

Who is holding native advertisers accountable for quality?
The Wisdom of the Language is!
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We could be entering an era of low barriers to entry, competition, new ideas, innovation, and freedom from big tech companies

To get better, we just have to give up on the idea of synching. That a special piece of software has to be written for every device you own, and that each of those apps needs to know what articles … Continue reading
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You Need Nothing in Order to Be Independent

Let me tell you why I don’t feel independent. I need air to breathe. I need water to drink. I need many things more. Needing something isn’t bad — it is a very obvious way to explain the simple fact … Continue reading
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We need to say no and make no stick

Forcing people to lie is a dictatorship – I host this web site for John Dvorak. I have access to his email. I can tell you that I know for a fact that I’m not sending the NSA John’s email. … Continue reading
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We tell ourselves a story about who we are

In life, we are constantly creating, or co-creating, our ongoing life stories, based on how we choose to interpret the world around us, the weight and meaning we assign to events.
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Are you engaged?

The ideas here are a sort of mashup of different conversations I’ve had with various people — maybe you might recognize some of your own thoughts in here, but none of this is really “quoted” or attributable to a single … Continue reading
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Treat Your Readers as if They Actually Had Brains

Several years back I met Susan Sontag (this was shortly before she died, RIP). She was giving a speech in Tübingen, and I decided on the spur of the moment to travel several hundred kilometers (one way) to listen to … Continue reading
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If I were able to keep my “work life” separate from my “personal life” (or other imaginary sub-categories of my life), would that enable me to do my work without caring about it?

… and if so: Would such a separation of work from other aspects of life be a feature or a bug? Continue reading

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