Category Archives: Leadership

The Predicament of the Modern Civilization – Human Nature Combined With a Finite Planet

A great tutorial by Nate Hagens on why our current civilization is facing some serious challenges, and why it’s not only unlikely, but mathematically impossible for humankind to proceed along the current path.

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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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Oil boss criticises fleece-maker North Face for ‘virtue signalling’ | Financial Times

Houston drilling services company had been told it could not put its logo on the outdoor clothing manufacturer’s jackets — Read on http://www.ft.com/content/f0638e9d-c1e9-4366-b288-93b4127438b0 Virtue Signalling backfired. Badly.

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Corona – ratio of daily deaths caused by Corona, by country

Noticed something interesting (and possibly frightening) when I browsed the COVID1-19 death statistics, published by Johns Hopkins University: What I looked at this time (as illustrated in the graph below) is the ratio of deaths per day, presumably caused by … Continue reading

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Corona Update 2020-03-13

Unfortunately, the good folks at JohnHopkins, from where I normally pull the Corona daily data, seem now to have some inconsistencies in their datasets; for instance, neither Italy, Spain nor Finland, according to those datasets, showed any new cases between … Continue reading

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Trigger-Happy, Autonomous, and Disobedient: Nordbat 2 and Mission Command in Bosnia

https://thestrategybridge.org/the-bridge/2017/9/20/trigger-happy-autonomous-and-disobedient-nordbat-2-and-mission-command-in-bosnia?format=amp&__twitter_impression=true Leadership, when it really matters…!

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No room for Leadership in large organizations

Do you have a “leadership team” in your organization ? Chances are, if you work in a large organization, that there are many teams referring to themselves as “leadership teams”, and many individuals within these teams that see themselves as … Continue reading

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“Five lessons about leadership learned as a sergeant in IDF”

“Five lessons about leadership learned as a sergeant in IDF Great insights into true leadership from Dan Schoenbaum.  (my comments inside brackets) “You have to earn it!” – [i.e. you can only become a true leader if you prove yourself … Continue reading

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Steve Denning on the power shift from producer power to consumer/user power

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