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MSFT vs GOOG: The New Cold War?

When I was a child growing up in the suburbs of Vancouver, we conducted regular drills to rehearse for what we believed was the inevitability of a nuclear assault at the hands of an evil Communist empire half a world away.  This was the height of the cold war, and as...

The Fox and the Hedgehog: Which one are you?

“The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.”  – Archilochus Which one are you?  The ancient parable of the fox and the hedgehog has come into increasing view in popular culture lately.  And while its origins are somewhat...

Widening Inequality and the Envy Politic

George W. Bush should be glad that CNN and CNBC are being plastered with aerial shots of crime scenes from the random killings in and around DC. Before the Washington Sniper started popping suburbanites, America was just starting to get down to a serious discussion of...

TeleDesic Dream Dies..

http://www.startribune.com/stories/535/3343817.html Teledesic shuts down, dimming a dream Helen Jung Associated Press Published Oct 7, 2002 NET07 Envisioned by cellular pioneer Craig McCaw, backed by Bill Gates — and financed in part by their bottomless wealth...

Inside the Rolling Stones, Inc.

——— http://www.fortune.com/indexw.jhtml?channel=artcol.jhtml&doc_id 9509 Inside the Rolling Stones Inc. The Rolling Stones are an astounding moneymaking machine. Here’s how Mick Jagger & Co. have perfected the business model behind...