Category Archives: Best Practices

Don’t re-invent the wheel

The Golden Age Of Outsourcing


At the turn of the 21st century, outsourcing was going full blast, moving from obscurity to mainstream. It quickly improved corporate profits and promised long-term benefits through continuous improvement…at least that’s what was supposed to happen. Now, robots are arriving … Continue reading

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Zero Work Is Not Zero Happiness


The world is faced with the greatest economic crisis or the greatest opportunity since man was let into Eden. Even before the earliest civilizations, Man has labored. At first, Man fought against nature for food and shelter. Later, people became … Continue reading

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Fake News Is Not New News


President trump seems preoccupied with saving America from, stuff. Before the 2016 election, we were told that the greatest threat to America was Hillary Clinton. Having slain the dragon in November, what new villains face America in 2017? The answer, … Continue reading

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It’s a Circus Out There, But Not For Long


(Previously published in “AndSociety”, January 22, 2017.) GEEZE… what happened! On Friday I hear that Ringling Brothers Circus has its first female ringmaster in its 146-year history. I’m thinking, “Well, isn’t that interesting? The news has been completely dominated by … Continue reading

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Everyone is Hacked!


    Every UD intelligence agency has told us that the Russians hacked the 2016 Elections. They also say that the Russians DID NOT (successfully?) attack voting machines or the vote itself. Nor has there (yet?) been proof that the … Continue reading

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Hail to the Chief’s… Daughter? Ivanka Trump and the White House


(Previously Published in AndMagazine, December 7th, 2016) Ever since Ronald Reagan’s Presidency, the First Lady has done a lot more than bake cookies and gives tours of the White House. At the start of every Presidency, there is speculation about … Continue reading

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Unemployment 2.0: New Problems Require Different Solutions


During the Global Financial Crisis a few years ago, the world was overwhelmed with layoffs and unemployment. Yet, if the experts are right, we can expect far higher unemployment in the near future as robots and artificial intelligence systems arrive … Continue reading

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