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Smartphone Security enough to keep the zombies away? Clever video from CWTA.

Smartphone Security enough to keep the zombies away? Clever video from CWTA.

Smartphone Security the theme of new CWTA ad Are you concerned with smartphone security? I sat on the board of The Canadian Wireless Telecom Association for several years and during that time the association led several initiatives aim ed at helping users get more value out of their smartphones.  We were the first in theRead more about Smartphone Security enough to keep the zombies away? Clever video from CWTA.[…]

Tony Miceli article was my first attempt at a Wikipedia entry.

Tony Miceli article was my first attempt at a Wikipedia entry.

  Tony Miceli article on Wikipedia Getting to know Tony Miceli last summer gave me just the opportunity I needed…. I have been wanting to write an article for wikipedia for quite some time now.  Tony was listed on a list in Wikipedia of vibraphone players, but no article existed. So I asked him ifRead more about Tony Miceli article was my first attempt at a Wikipedia entry.[…]

What’s a jobless generation to do??? Excellent CBC documentary on the alternatives!

What’s a jobless generation to do??? Excellent CBC documentary on the alternatives!

Jobless Generation has little to be excited about Thanks to Hariq, one of my best students ever, for passing this on.  CBC’s doczone does some excellent documentaries, and is one of the best sources of this programming in Canada. As a business professor, I often wonder what all these graduates are going to do, “post-Brad”Read more about What’s a jobless generation to do??? Excellent CBC documentary on the alternatives![…]

Income Inequality has never been greater.  Video explains exactly who has all the money!

Income Inequality has never been greater. Video explains exactly who has all the money!

Income inequality is the stuff the revolutions are made of Income distribution in the western world has never been so skewed as it is today. Jahri Evans Jersey  At Jahri Evans Kids Jersey least not in “modern times”.  A relatively “fair” (that of course, a moving target) distribution of income, ensuring that income inequality isRead more about Income Inequality has never been greater. Video explains exactly who has all the money![…]

Consumer Smartphone Behavior Infographic. Ever wondered what consumers did on their smartphones?

Consumer Smartphone Behavior Infographic. Ever wondered what consumers did on their smartphones?

Consumer Smartphone Behavior Consumer smartphone behavior, if it can be deciphered, is a potential gold mine of information. Quextit Media today published a list of “Eight ways to protect your corporate data” on your smartphone, and cited a study done by the Ponemon Institute about consumers and their smartphone behaviour. The infographic below reflects theRead more about Consumer Smartphone Behavior Infographic. Ever wondered what consumers did on their smartphones?[…]

Occupy Movement the subject as Chris Hedges and Kevin O’Leary battle it out over repercussions of the financial crisis #fb

Occupy Movement the subject as Chris Hedges and Kevin O’Leary battle it out over repercussions of the financial crisis #fb

While discussing the Occupy Movement, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges shuts down Davante Adams Authentic Jersey CBC commentator Kevin O’Leary (also Davante Adams Jersey from Davante Adams Kids Jersey Dragons Den and the Shark Davante Adams Womens Jersey Tank TV shows) as they discuss Wall Street protests in 2011. Hedges does an excellent jobRead more about Occupy Movement the subject as Chris Hedges and Kevin O’Leary battle it out over repercussions of the financial crisis #fb[…]

Social Media Infographic by Compendium reveals differences between social media marketing to business vs consumers.

Social Media Infographic by Compendium reveals differences between social media marketing to business vs consumers.

Who woulda known that an exclamation point would be a plus on LinkedIn and a Damarious Randall Authentic Jersey minus on Twitter? Who would have thought that a mere 1-5 words would be the most appropriate length of tweet if aimed at consumers? Regular business users of social media owe a big Thank You to content marketingRead more about Social Media Infographic by Compendium reveals differences between social media marketing to business vs consumers.[…]

This is where all this ridiculous Politically Correct speech starts!  Educators!  Makes perfect sense…

This is where all this ridiculous Politically Correct speech starts! Educators! Makes perfect sense…

I couldn’t believe when I heard a few of the examples on the radio of the how the educators in Durham Region (Ontario, East of Toronto) want Corey Linsley Authentic Jersey us to speak to one another. Apparently it’s not limited to the touchy things such as how I’m not supposed to call my KoreanRead more about This is where all this ridiculous Politically Correct speech starts! Educators! Makes perfect sense…[…]

Why Socialism Will Never Work.  Two Examples from real life…

Why Socialism Will Never Work. Two Examples from real life…

Since I was a teenager, I have been an ardent capitalist.  While some of my politics may have changed I don’t think I will ever abandon my view that the best overall system of organizing a society would include some kind of capitalism as it’s basis.  To me it has always been common sense that a societyRead more about Why Socialism Will Never Work. Two Examples from real life…[…]

Why Fiat Money is bad for everyone but the rich. Permanently transfers wealth from poor to rich. Kind of a reverse Robin Hood. #in

Why Fiat Money is bad for everyone but the rich. Permanently transfers wealth from poor to rich. Kind of a reverse Robin Hood. #in

Several of my students have been asking me to clarify why “fiat money” is basically bad in all it’s forms — essentially a tax on the poor. The following article focuses on that most obscene example, the US Federal Reserve system however to a lesser degree fiat money is still bad even where governments createRead more about Why Fiat Money is bad for everyone but the rich. Permanently transfers wealth from poor to rich. Kind of a reverse Robin Hood. #in[…]