Archive for January, 2010

IBM and Creative Destruction

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

One of the fundamental aspects of successful capitalism is the principal of creative destruction. In a capitalist system, businesses that are hampered with flawed business models, substandard management, unproductive labor or changing markets, among other things, pass away in a sometimes agonizing fit of destruction. New businesses, with a better ...

Doing It For Free

Sunday, January 10th, 2010

  "If they didn't pay me, I'd do this for free." - Harry Cabluck Have you ever had a job in your life where you felt like that? Have you ever invested your time and energy into a career where you literally couldn’t wait to get up in the morning? Few people have ...

Intro to Geopolitics – Buffer States

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

For those who consider most of my posts relating to geopolitics too arcane, I offer the following: Source: comics.com Strip: Pearls Before Swine by by Stephan Pastis