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Transcript of my talk at Sophrosyne’s Saturday Salon

Here is the transcript of my talk at Sophrosyne’s Saturday Salon from yesterday, entitled “The New Renaissance”. It is fairly long: you can find the full text on Scribd. [13:04] Sophrosyne Stenvaag: Hey everybody, welcome – we’ll be starting in a few minutes – still lots of people coming in – If this is your …

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Strategic Marketing Evolves – lecture at the California School of International Management

Here is the slidecast of my lecture from yesterday at the California School of International Management | View | Upload your own David Orban “Strategic Marketing Evolves – The changing role of brands in the network age” Disintermediation is immediacy. After a hiatus of ten thousand years, during which more and more sophisticated tools were …

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Programmers are crucial to the advancement of any new computing metaphor

In the 80s when graphical user interfaces were starting be common, there was a saying among a certain class of programmers: “Real men don’t use mice”. This represented the feeling of superiority of the command line, and that in turn came not necessarily from something intrinsically inferior in GUIs, but from the objective fact that …

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