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4 Steps to an Epiphany

First of all – credit to the man who pointed me to this important document Hugh McEvoy, Head of Product at Sefaira, where I also work. Secondly, here is the link. Thirdly, I sped read it so will be coming back … Continue reading

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Reform/Reboot/Renua/Repeat

I have to be fair. They are trying something. And they may be successful. But at what? The first comes from way back at ‘the discussion’ in the RDS. A group of those who had left on principle trying to … Continue reading

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1% can be a big number

Bear with me here. I have been thinking about the power of positive framing as I furiously research the built sustainability space again. We hear so much talk about ‘reductions’ and ‘efficiency’ and ‘savings’ but I also, conversely, believe that … Continue reading

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It’s ok to give The Beatles less than 5 stars

I just had the strangest feeling. I felt that I was breaking some rule by not liking a Beatles song. Julia came on and I went to skip the song and from deep within me came a resistance, an internal … Continue reading

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In response to Daniel Lacalle…mostly wrong

The macro-trifecta of economic competitiveness, national security and environmental sustainability is all about energy. Well, some of it is about banking, tax havens, intellectual property, climate, colonialism, Lockheed Martin’s F-35s, planned obsolescence, Angela Merkel’s legacy but mainly, it’s about energy. … Continue reading

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Assange again or?

This guy. Again. And in fairness, he never went away. Imprisoning himself for both practical and personal reasons. His very real fear of US extradition, his guilt for Bradley, his addiction to work. His being on the spectrum? It is … Continue reading

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Where’s the green elephant? part 1

It was a huge pleasure and very interesting to hear from John McGeachie of Evernote during my MBA Technology and Innovation class with Enrique Dans last week. However, my opinion of Evernote itself is mixed at best. Evernote collects, organises … Continue reading

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The Daily Mail

Apparently the new model for ‘newspapers’ online, The Daily Mail  has been churning out scum into the world for a long time and is now doing it better than ever. Check this out to see why. This is exactly the … Continue reading

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I like the little bird…

There is one company that has changed my world for the last 2 years; Twitter. I don’t know much about the people behind it  but I know that they have largely stayed true to the best intentions of the internet … Continue reading

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Is Google Evil via Noam Chomsky and Chavez Along with Hugo Chavez, I would also recommend Hegemony or Survival as a better place to start a Euro or US-centric education about South and Central America than the ubiquitous Open Veins. … Continue reading

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