The amount of complete gibberish I am reading about the HTC-Google deal is phenomenal. You don’t need particular insight to see what is happening. Nor do conspiracy theories help or those “grand scheme” type wackos that explain how it is “just the first step” of something enormous we all don’t understand. Google is keeping the… Continue reading The best monopoly the world has ever seen
“Ah, yes, you’re the guy that has a thing against Google.” It wasn’t the best of introductions but I knew what he was on about. I do have “a thing” with Google. I am jealous as hell! Because a select few people in Google are literally the closest a homo sapiens has ever come to… Continue reading Google is evil. But not like you imagine it is.
I remember the debate in some English Literature class: will the future be like George Orwell’s “1984” or Aldus Huxley’s “Brave New World”? I am a social media scientist by nature it seems because Huxley was always where I would put my money. But the “soma” of our time isn’t a drug, it is information.… Continue reading Google can destroy you. “You” being anyone and anything. Scary?
“So people get this 100 euro coffee machine, but then have to pay almost double the price for the capsules?” I love consulting because you get to play with different business problems every day. “This sounds a bit too much like the ink jet business!” They are selling the machines below cost to people… Continue reading Using paradigms to find opportunities: how an inkjet is like a coffee machine