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Stupidity

Published on 5 Sep 2007 at 11:06 am. Comments Off.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Manifest Masquerade, Pathetic Success, Brain Trust, One Corporation Under God, Business and Corporation Related, Main Stream Media, Public Relations and Marketing, Humor.

Or, why hire an expert if you’re not going to listen?

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Marketing is the Crack Cocaine of Industry

Published on 12 Jun 2007 at 9:19 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Manifest Masquerade, Brain Trust, Business and Corporation Related, Branding and Values, Public Relations and Marketing.

“Marketing” as a substitute for product is a short-term fix.

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Symantec Bites

Published on 4 Jun 2007 at 9:24 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Virtu-Brand(tm), Thanks for Playing, Pathetic Success, Design, Interface, and Usability, Business and Corporation Related, Branding and Values, Public Relations and Marketing, Humor.

Where’s Peter Norton when we need him?

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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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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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DTV Sci-Fi Is Shape of Things to Come

Published on 5 Jan 2007 at 2:00 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Technopolitical, Apple Computer and Macintosh Related, Business and Corporation Related, Networking Technology, Pure Geek, Main Stream Media, Branding and Values, Public Relations and Marketing.

The recent decisions by Universal and other studios to greenlight a number of direct-to-television sci-fi movies foreshadows where the content distribution industries are headed… with Apple Computer already in the lead.

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The P in PR stands for Public

Published on 31 May 2006 at 10:10 pm. No Comments.
Filed under Business and Corporation Related, Main Stream Media, Branding and Values, Public Relations and Marketing.

Writing Non-boring Press Releases

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EU to Admit Linux

Published on 20 Mar 2006 at 9:37 pm. No Comments.
Filed under Uncategorized, The Cargo Cults of Business, Technopolitical, Business and Corporation Related, Pure Geek, Information Technology, Open Source Software, Legal, Law, and Courts, Government: Federal, State and Local, Economics and the Economy, Public Relations and Marketing.

EU Votes to Admit Linux; Surprises Pundits

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Sweetest Poison

Published on 19 Sep 2005 at 5:00 pm. 2 Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Manifest Masquerade, Winners and Losers, One Corporation Under God, Limited Lie-ability, In Corporations We Trust, Business and Corporation Related, Health and Safety, Legal, Law, and Courts, Government: Federal, State and Local, Branding and Values, Public Relations and Marketing.

Brief commentary and link inventory on the Aspartame/artificial sweetener controversy

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Enraging Your Customers 101 - Phone Support

Published on 23 Aug 2005 at 4:00 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Total Quality Madness, Service With A Smirk, Design, Interface, and Usability, Business and Corporation Related, Information Technology, Branding and Values, Public Relations and Marketing.

Automated telephone systems are a bane for customers everywhere because of the rude and obnoxious ways they are programmed. But it doesn’t have to be this way…

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