It was an epic Rambo film. He single handedly beat the Russians and helped the heroic Afghan people get their liberation.` He stood there with RPGs, AK47s and anything else he could strap on his oiled half naked body and beat an entire army, helicopters and all. By now, we have seen pretty much everything… Continue reading Hyena Road – liberal Afghanistan
My friend James is probably the smartest person I know. Whether he is teaching himself music in order to do the soundtrack to an amazing documentary of his, building innovative mammal free zones in New Zealand, riding a motorbike or in Madagascar fighting the Asian toad. The what? When a modern human comes across something… Continue reading The Asian Toad and Google research for business
Yannis Antetokounpbo is not your average Greek. Born in a poor neighborhood of Athens. Nigerian parents. 2.11m tall and with amazing physique, he is a wonder to watch whether it is in the Greek all star game, Team Africa or the NBA. A young man with a great smile he can get Nigerians, Greek and people… Continue reading What the Oscars and your business can learn from the NBA
You probably rushed to dismiss it. After all, in this globalized world it seems counterintuitive that Apple should produce iPhones entirely in the US. Some would say impossible. And it is Donald Trump saying it, the man is ridiculous almost 24/7. Now think about it again. Cost? Yeah, sure it would be more expensive to produce… Continue reading Trump is right about something! Made in USA counts for a lot
Let’s say you want to plan an in store activity for a tech product. “We have thirty stores all over Greece!” beams the person you are talking with. Here are a few questions to ask before setting out your promotional strategy. What is the percentage of traffic of your top 2 stores relative to the… Continue reading Greek retail woes part 2 – chains and balls
From afar, it probably seems like a mystery. Greece has no money. So why are so many tech items still selling well? It isn’t easy to get a handle on the market as it feels pretty third worldly most of the time. For starters you need to recognize that there aren’t very good stats for… Continue reading Don’t waste good money on Greek retail – part 1, the stats
A baby is born with no immunity. His mother is overprotective and literally tries to keep him in a bubble for his entire life. Sounds like an arty farty foreign film…actually that was “Dogtooth”, a Greek Oscar awarded film, copied in turn from another similar film. Overprotective parents and the sick extents to… Continue reading Bubble boy. Without a DogTooth
There have been many movies about Artificial Intelligence lately. Most of them pretty good actually, generally quite thought provoking. Especially for those of us who regularly talk to our phones and rely on cloud services for daily stuff. Close to home as they say. But none of them were fun. So here are three hitech… Continue reading Stealth – when Top Gun met A.I.
When “Schindler’s list” first came out I lived in London. I was meeting a good friend and major movie buff that day. Over the years together, we had watched all sorts of Iranian, Afghan, Icelandic or alternative South Pole native penguin films. I had even enjoyed some of them. He is as far from Hollywood movie… Continue reading Bridge of Spies. I wish Spielberg was Greek!
This is not meant to be a movie for kids. Nice looking guy, romance, cookery….it is datenight material. Our hero is a genius fighting ghosts from the past. But he does it in such an easy way, nobody gets worried. Kids can watch this, no problem. If nothing else, it is a great antidrug advert.… Continue reading Burnt – Rocky does cookery for kids