Archive for the ‘Commentary’ Category

Ceci N’est Pas Un Téléphone – This Is Not A Telephone

An over reliance on using the cheapest forms of communications by many entrepreneurs – particularly those outside the US – results in lost venture capital, lost customers and lost partners who simply could not hear what you had to say. So put Skype down and pick a regular phone to make all those critical calls (and they’re all critical by the way).

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Technology Topples Governments

The use of Facebook and Twitter is fueling the growth of democracies in Egypt and Tunisia, respectively.

The printing press was invented in 1493 yet democracies did not truly begin in the modern era until 1776.

Facebook and Twitter are together less than six years old. Where will we be ten years from now?

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Wikileaks and The War In Vietnam

What do the recent hacking events related to Wikileaks have to do with the Vietnam War? We’ve entered a new era of political protest (i.e. hacking) because we haven’t found a suitable alternative. Newspaper readership is declining and there is a need for new ways to protest. So what would you do today to protest the Vietnam War?

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