It started with a friend’s interesting project. https://gotelonica.wordpress.com sets forth to draw comparisons between two European cities. “Everyday stories, vivid images, mutual interests and hopeful efforts”… will have to be good enough though because finding decent comparative data is pretty complicated! If you search the internet for “city comparison” or anything like that, you are most… Continue reading Data comparisons show just how far ahead the U.S. is in tech
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
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
Email going around with the following disinformation: (In italics my responses.) “These figures reveal the huge black hole that our time disappears into when we visit Facebook, Twitter or YouTube or other social media sites. One in every nine people on Earth is on Facebook ( This number is calculated by dividing the planets 6.94 billion people… Continue reading 20 Social Media Statistics (which are completely imprecise and stupid)
The Business Software Alliance does a really bad job at getting accurate software piracy figures, but it doesn’t seem to curb their enthusiasm, nor everyone else’s in peddling their made up numbers!