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You have exhausted my patience

The one thing you can depend on everybody, is that he is going to put his interest above yours. It’s strange: It almost seems that Milton Friedman only came to realize that “truth” during the interview from which that quote … Continue reading
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Textual Materialism

One of the things studied as an exchange student was “literature science” — i.e. the science of creating literature. We talked about authors who created texts, and then the author as individuals, separated from the text, the author of the … Continue reading
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An Internet of things must be a place of all of our things, not just Google’s things

Andrew Keen seems to think such things need to be regulated by bureaucrats. I beg to differ. My things are indexed at the TAGSEO index (another “search engine” ) — if you are ready to “move ahead” (beyond retard media) … Continue reading
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3 Grades of the Shame in moving towards the Wisdom of the Language

As I noted earlier this week, Shel Holtz and Neville Hobson had a lengthy discussion about “brand journalism” and “brand sponsored content” during a recent episode of the For Immediate Release podcast (FIR #678). Shel and Neville discussed some issues … 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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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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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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The greatest danger to the future of free speech is the foolish idea that it is believed to be up to Americans (in the United States) to defend it

Many Americans are too naive to recognize when propaganda is being rammed down their throats — and most of them are also functionally illiterate. If the rest of the world expects freedom to be “born in the USA”, then they … Continue reading
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Adam Kleinberg on Coke :)

Adam Kleinberg has a very well-written post about Coca-Cola — “Is Coke it?” Well, I think the “it” you should definitely pay attention to is Adam’s post: It is not only well-written but also wonderfully succinct (you will not be … Continue reading Continue reading

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We are the News, We are the Media

I have lately become disenchanted with Facebook and similar “social media” websites — more so than regularly — and this week I decided to get an RSS feed reader and start focusing more on real people who maintain real websites. … Continue reading Continue reading

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