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Who will inherit the Earth – humans or cows?

Instead of imagining the usual nuclear winter dystopia scenario we’ve all seen in so many books and movies, try and imagine a different one. In this scenario we eat lots of cows, just like we do today. Cows are big … Continue reading

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Bitcoins – what are they and how do they work?

I’ve been reading a bit about Bitcoins, a digital currency, and how this currency works. The explanation I read was more than a little complicated, but actually it didn’t need to be. Here’s how I think it works. The first … Continue reading

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So you want a revolution?

Disclaimer: this is a rant, and it’s a long rant. You may have read recently that Russell Brand wrote an article in and edited an issue of the New Statesman, and you may have seen him enthusiastically debating with BBC … Continue reading

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Success, destiny and happiness

Very often these days, I read about young people who have come up with a great idea and then turned it into a business.  These people then become millionaires or billionaires in what appears to be a very short period … Continue reading

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Monkey see, monkey do

Monkey see, monkey do; another way of saying custom and practice. Wikipedia says it came out of a folk tale, but it seems to permeate through so many things that we do. Take law for instance. There sits a judge, … Continue reading

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The World Turns

I read a quote, supposedly from Mayer Amschel Rothschild, a famous businessman: – “Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation, and I care not who makes its laws.” If that is the case, then who is … Continue reading

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Human Resources

I imagine most corporations/companies have a department called Human Resources. Of course, you know what the title of such a department implies; you are not a person, you are a resource. This distances them from you. It is a lot … Continue reading

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