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Key IT Support Tool

Published on 29 Jun 2007 at 1:21 am. Comments Off.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Design, Interface, and Usability, Networking Technology, Pure Geek, Information Technology, Humor.

Do you work a help desk or deal with users? You need this.

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Danny Hillis, Get a Job!

Published on 11 May 2007 at 11:03 am. 1 Comment.
Filed under Uncategorized, The Cargo Cults of Business, Technopolitical, Design, Interface, and Usability, Business and Corporation Related, Pure Geek, Information Technology, Economics and the Economy, Public Relations and Marketing, Humor.

There’s no doubt that Danny Hillis is a bright guy. The fact that his Thinking Machines start-up was not the business success he hoped for is the way it goes, sometimes, and is certainly not a reflection on Danny. The failure of one’s startup can be a tragic emotional shock, like the loss of a […]

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VoIP - Threat or Menace?

Published on 25 Apr 2007 at 11:14 am. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Technopolitical, Design, Interface, and Usability, Networking Technology, Pure Geek, Information Technology, Open Source Software.

In which the merits, and even nature, of VoIP are considered yet again

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7 Wonders of the Internet

Published on 5 Apr 2007 at 12:05 pm. Comments Off.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Technopolitical, Blogosphere, Networking Technology, Pure Geek, Information Technology, Economics and the Economy, Public Relations and Marketing, Humor.

Or, piggy-backing on Network World’s ideas

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The Real Reason for the Economic Boom

Published on 17 Mar 2007 at 2:38 pm. Comments Off.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Technopolitical, Business and Corporation Related, Information Technology, Economics and the Economy, Humor.

Tech has driven the sustained growth in GDP and productivity, but what has driven tech?

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“Getting” VoIP

Published on 7 Feb 2007 at 7:00 am. 1 Comment.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Technopolitical, Networking Technology, Pure Geek, Information Technology, Open Source Software.

Substantive analysis of VoIP advantages and rebuttal to questions of the technology’s significance

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I Still Don’t Get VoIP

Published on 13 Oct 2006 at 10:51 am. Comments Off.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Design, Interface, and Usability, Business and Corporation Related, Networking Technology, Information Technology, Branding and Values.

…but VoIP does deliver the benefits of ISDN. Errr… can someone explain those to me again?

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Everything Old is New Again

Published on 17 Jul 2006 at 9:08 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Technopolitical, Pure Geek, Information Technology, Economics and the Economy.

….Or, Rumors of My Death Are Greatly Exaggerated

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Executive Decision [Humor]

Published on 17 Jul 2006 at 8:00 am. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, One Corporation Under God, And Stock Options For All, Business and Corporation Related, Pure Geek, Information Technology, Humor.

A geek riff from the original in Leo Rosten’s “The Joys of Yiddish”– with a Cargo Cult twist

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Won’t Get Fooled Again

Published on 9 Jun 2006 at 1:37 am. No Comments.
Filed under The Engine Room, Technopolitical, Information Technology, Economics and the Economy.

Or, the art of predicting seven of the next two revolutions……

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