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Do We Still Have the Right Stuff?

By |2018-08-03T13:59:54+00:00August 22nd, 2017|

In October 1957, the people of the United States awoke to a sound that shook the country to its foundation.  The Soviet Union had launched a 220-pound sphere into orbit called Sputnik.  It housed a small transmitter that emitted a 20MHz [...]

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Is the Internet Wrecking Democracy?

By |2018-08-03T17:10:09+00:00February 1st, 2017|

Almost two years after Donald Trump was elected, the pundits are still offering their opinions as to what the political class learned from that day in November 2016.  While raw election data can often produce interesting analyses, there is one simple [...]

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Hey Mom, I Want to Design Video Games for a Living!

By |2018-08-03T14:18:49+00:00November 11th, 2011|

For all of you parents out there who feel like vomiting when your adolescent child tells you that he wants to design video games as a career, you should reconsider. The video game industry is big business.

One hit game …

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5 Reasons Why You Can’t Sell Spin

By |2018-08-03T15:47:40+00:00December 20th, 2010|

While it has become rather tiresome and cliché to say that the Internet has changed everything, there are few examples where that statement is more true than in the world of marketing and communications.  Old-fashion “spin” is dead. Emails, text …

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