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  • Making a Life

    All choices (including inaction) have consequences. We choose to run our businesses and organisations according to a set of Principles that make them more people friendly, resilient to recessions, and more. In a nutshell: we don't merely make a living, we make a life.

    Our mentors assist people with business strategy, our members also engage in co-mentoring. Sharing is a benefit, not a risk.

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Unmarketing and Bad Taste

Unmarketing and Bad Taste
April 6, 2014

This post showed up on Twitter, after the Malaysian airlines flight disappeared. Referred to by others as unmarketing, it is …read the rest

Fluke Yellow Trademark | SparkFun Electronics

March 20, 2014

https://www.sparkfun.com/news/1428 US company SparkFun is forced to incinerate 2,000 multimeters because they are yellow. They were intercepted by the US …read the rest

25 things you might not know about the web on its 25th birthday

March 11, 2014

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/mar/09/25-years-web-tim-berners-lee John Naughton: It sprang from the brain of one man, Tim Berners-Lee, and is the fastest-growing communication medium of …read the rest

At Apple shareholder’s meeting, Tim Cook tells off climate change deniers

March 3, 2014

http://arstechnica.com/apple/2014/03/at-apple-shareholders-meeting-tim-cook-tells-off-climate-change-deniers/ “When we work on making our devices accessible by the blind,” Tim Cook (Apple CEO) said, “I don’t consider …read the rest

Cult of the NDA 2014 | Josh Berkus

February 18, 2014

http://www.databasesoup.com/2014/02/cult-of-nda-2014.html A handy overview by Josh Berkus of what to look (out) for when reviewing non-disclosure agreements (commonly known as …read the rest