Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Western International Order

It seems to me… “It has been said that arguing against globalization is like arguing against the laws of gravity.” ~ Kofi Annan. Globalization is arguably the most important factor currently shaping the world economy. Unfortunately, previously consistent long-term increases … Continue reading

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Internet Neutrality

It seems to me… “The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.” ~ Bill Gates. The Internet as we have come to know it is under attack from the very companies providing much of the … Continue reading

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U.S. 2014 Midterm Elections

It seems to me… “Every nation has the government it deserves.” ~ Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821). U.S. midterm elections are over, the voters have spoken – and now we live with the consequences. While it will be some time before … Continue reading

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Lifelogging

It seems to me… “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” ~ John Lennon. Wearable technologies potentially could transform the way we interact with our environment and one another. Augmented reality Web browsers utilize information … Continue reading

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