Do you spell Bush N-I-X-O-N?

Reading Time: < 1 minute During the Nixon administration American special forces did not go into Laos and Cambodia in an operaton called Commando Hunt to use the country as a base to attach the Ho Chi Minh trail – the supply line that took North Vietnamese materials South to Viet Cong troops. This was because such activity would have … Read moreDo you spell Bush N-I-X-O-N?

Not a happy time for BT

Reading Time: < 1 minute In a week where one of the main human interest stories in the UK was that BT had appeared twice as many times as any other company in the 25 years of the BBC’s consumer activist television programme Watchdog, then the company gets lambasted by the Advertising Standards Authority for a Hooveresque free flights fiasco. … Read moreNot a happy time for BT

Real beauty – championed by a cosmetics company?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dove’s Campaign for Real Beauty is an interesting exercise on a number of levels. Whilst it is laudable that a stand has been taken against conventional beauty being the only measure for women, the campaign is flawed for a number of reasons. First of all it is part of the cosmetics industry which has used … Read moreReal beauty – championed by a cosmetics company?

Disorganised Organisations

Reading Time: < 1 minute Demos the think-tank beloved of new Labour issued a report in November last year that slipped under the radar until now. Disorganisation: Why organisations should loosen up collated a lot of useful information about the trend towards teleworking and the subversion of rigidity in traditional company cultures. Whilst you could argue that the involvement of … Read moreDisorganised Organisations

Why Apple is not worth 100USD a share

Reading Time: 5 minutes Recently analysts at Piper Jaffray raised their expections on the earnings of Apple shares to 100USD from the 61 that they traded at the time. Now I am a fan of Apple equipment and have had an iPod for two years and a Mac of one sort or another for 15 years, but the iPod … Read moreWhy Apple is not worth 100USD a share