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They’ve killed James Lileks

Published on 8 May 2007 at 11:10 am. Comments Off.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Manifest Masquerade, Winners and Losers, One Corporation Under God, In Corporations We Trust, Technopolitical, Blogosphere, Business and Corporation Related, Economics and the Economy, Main Stream Media, Humor.

Lileks’ fate shows up clueless management

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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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Fuel Inefficient Cars…

Published on 16 Jun 2006 at 10:39 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Winners and Losers, Pure Geek.

Just for a little Friday fun, a few very fuel inefficient cars…

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More Retirement

Published on 13 Jun 2006 at 11:22 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Principal Acronyms Only, Winners and Losers, Economics and the Economy.

I find it very intimidating to contemplate just how diffcult it really is to accumulate adequate retirement savings.

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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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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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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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Getting It Right At Fog Creek Software

Published on 12 Sep 2005 at 1:33 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Manifest Masquerade, Total Quality Madness, Principal Acronyms Only, Winners and Losers, Business and Corporation Related, Information Technology, Branding and Values.

Accolades to Fog Creek Software for having their priorities and perspectives in order when it comes to hiring development engineers. They are well deserving of credit for putting function before form in assessing their candidates.

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Vioxx Verdict: Cargo Cult of Pain and Suffering

Published on 29 Aug 2005 at 12:00 pm. 2 Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Brain Trust, Winners and Losers, Business and Corporation Related, Health and Safety, Legal, Law, and Courts, Government: Federal, State and Local.

A brief visitation of the Vioxx debacle, from the perspective of millions of patients being harmed by a jury too lazy to be troubled with the facts

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Two Dollars Worth of PR

Published on 12 Aug 2005 at 12:00 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Service With A Smirk, Principal Acronyms Only, Winners and Losers, Business and Corporation Related, Branding and Values, Public Relations and Marketing.

…better trained and more broadly educated first line managers — who are on the scene — would have solved this problem.

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