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April 18, 2018

I Have a Computer from Porlock

You go for a walk or a drive and have an idea that you think is a good one. You rush home to write it up on your computer. But more often than not that is the time for one of many software programmes to update themselves. Or …Read the Rest

Guess Who’s Labour Cost
April 6, 2018

Guess Who’s Labour Cost

Back in my university days, I was responsible for putting on Performing Arts shows in our Student Union Building (SUB).
A …Read the Rest

Soft Skills Are Hard
March 27, 2018

Soft Skills Are Hard

Many times “soft skills” are considered unimportant in business decisions. It is often a quantitative decision, based on dollars …Read the Rest

Real Reasons Hillary Lost
February 14, 2018

Real Reasons Hillary Lost

Why did Hillary Clinton lose the US Presidential election?  She did get more votes.  But lost.  Her votes were …Read the Rest

80% Hype; 20% Content
February 1, 2018

80% Hype; 20% Content

Most everything in the commercially oriented United States is a lot of hype but not much content.  As an example, …Read the Rest

Gifts Come With Strings
January 23, 2018

Gifts Come With Strings

We have just finished the gift giving season when virtually everyone has received a gift or two -  either personal …Read the Rest

Advertising Supports Social Change
January 4, 2018

Advertising Supports Social Change

As interest in the NASA space program declined, I was working in New York City and we needed to find …Read the Rest

U.S. Exports Gun Fever
December 5, 2017

U.S. Exports Gun Fever

The U.S. stands alone in their love affair with guns.  Gun ownership sometimes seems obligatory there.   To the rest of …Read the Rest

Between, Between and Drink a Chair
November 20, 2017

Between, Between and Drink a Chair

Be careful with translations.  Relying on Google or any other digital translation can bring you problems,  Not just small mistakes; …Read the Rest

The Printer Scanner Scam
November 2, 2017

The Printer Scanner Scam

A few years ago I bought a brand new HP printer-scanner.  It printed in colour and scanned to pdf, jpeg, …Read the Rest

My Experiences Working With “Sexual Predators”
October 13, 2017

My Experiences Working With “Sexual Predators”

During my long advertising career, I worked with Bill Cosby for a year or so and with Subway spokesman, Jared …Read the Rest

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