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All Too Familiar

Published on 9 Mar 2012 at 3:21 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Manifest Masquerade, Thanks for Playing.

Derek Lowe: …”a bunch of cells in a dish and a bunch of rats in cages. They determine what I’m going to work on next. And they can’t be coached for success, and they don’t care how much team spirit I have, because they don’t listen to me.”

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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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Memo to Management

Published on 30 Apr 2007 at 4:56 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Manifest Masquerade, Thanks for Playing, Pathetic Success, Brain Trust, One Corporation Under God, Limited Lie-ability, In Corporations We Trust, Business and Corporation Related, Humor.

Think you know what your employees care about? Maybe you don’t….

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It’s Easy…..

Published on 5 Apr 2007 at 9:36 pm. Comments Off.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Thanks for Playing, Brain Trust, One Corporation Under God, In Corporations We Trust, Technopolitical, Business and Corporation Related, Humor.

It’s easy to get results with great people. The trick is to do it with the people you’ve got.

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Execs These Days…

Published on 4 Jan 2007 at 6:41 pm. Comments Off.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Manifest Masquerade, Thanks for Playing, Winners and Losers, One Corporation Under God, Limited Lie-ability, In Corporations We Trust, Business and Corporation Related.

Cheerleaders-gone-bad shows endemic hypocrisy in our society

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Cargo Cult Enviro-Science

Published on 22 Jun 2006 at 2:07 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Thanks for Playing, Brain Trust.

Imagine what that will do to nocturnal creatures!

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A Hacker’s Eye View of Disruptive Computing Technologies

Published on 8 Mar 2006 at 10:00 am. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Thanks for Playing, Winners and Losers, Technopolitical, Business and Corporation Related, Networking Technology, Information Technology, Open Source Software, Economics and the Economy.

An excursion into where the computer industry has been and where it’s headed in terms of disruptive technologies, with some new perspectives on product trifectas and the primal driver of computing architecture

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The Power to Create… Energy

Published on 18 Dec 2005 at 8:47 am. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Thanks for Playing, Main Stream Media.

I think the writer would like us to believe that the energy is somehow being extracted from the ether rather than the traffic stream.

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Power-Mart

Published on 22 Sep 2005 at 12:23 am. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Service With A Smirk, Thanks for Playing, Pathetic Success, Winners and Losers, One Corporation Under God, In Corporations We Trust.

Remember the customer is where the power resides.

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Our Tax Dollars At Work

Published on 5 Sep 2005 at 5:00 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Thanks for Playing, Brain Trust, Blogosphere, Business and Corporation Related, Health and Safety, Government: Federal, State and Local, Economics and the Economy, Main Stream Media.

Brief visitation of the hurricane Katrina disaster in terms of governmental incompetence, chiefly in terms of why commenting on the cargo cult of governance is an excercise in redundancy… and futility

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