Category Archives: Big Business

Joe Rogan, Bret Weinstein, Pierre Kory discussing Censorship

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150M SLOC in your next car

spectrum.ieee.org/cars-that-think/transportation/advanced-cars/software-eating-car “Run a job assessment with all top managers at VW, Audi, Porsche, BMW, and Daimler tomorrow and ask them to code a small game or a simple but working virus,” he says. “If they are not able to do … Continue reading

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Nuclear Weapons Are Core to U.S. Foreign policy

The document about a 1958 crisis shows officials eagerly making the case for atomic warfare against China. — Read on theintercept.com/2021/06/01/daniel-ellsberg-china-atomic-nuclear-weapons/ “THE WHOLE IDEA is to kill the bastards,” Gen. Thomas Power, commander of America’s nuclear forces from 1957 to … Continue reading

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Corona – Why media reporting is misleading

  [UPDATE: case in point from El Pais – Spain’s graph attached at bottom of post] Media – whether traditional or social – is doing a less than good job of reporting on Corona. Instead of analyzing the trends, how … Continue reading

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Predicting the outcome of World Championships in Ice Hockey using Bayesian Inference

Just for fun, I thought I’d implement a Bayesian “statistical inference engine” for some sports tournament. For whatever reason, I came to choose ice hockey world championships, training my inference engine on data from the 2016 tournament, and testing its … Continue reading

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Six Things We Learned About Our Changing Climate in 2013 | Science | Smithsonian

Six Things We Learned About Our Changing Climate in 2013 | Science | Smithsonian.

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Selling technology to tech savvy customers – how not to do it.

There’ something fundamentally wrong with traditional, established and ‘proven’ sales processes when applied to tech deep & savvy customers. Those sales processes that might have been appropriate and successful in the past, when your customer’s knew significantly less about systems, … Continue reading

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Collect it all: America’s surveillance state – Fault Lines – Al Jazeera English

Collect it all: America’s surveillance state – Fault Lines – Al Jazeera English.

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Must See: Living in a surveillance state – Mikko Hypponen

Absolute “Must See” Ted talk on why the mass surveillance performed by NSA, GCHQ, FRA and others is absolutely detrimental to democracy, liberty, freedom, society and you, and why Open Source could help saving your privacy. “your favorite search engine … Continue reading

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The essence of command & control organisation & management

(strip from Dilbert.com) I found the statement below on Thinkpurpose blog  – IMO an excellent summary of the essence of command & control management philosophy: “That people can’t be trusted, that people higher up the chain have a wider strategic … Continue reading

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