How to Navigate Holiday Parties in the #MeToo Era
Posted at 8:00h, 12 Dec 2017 in Advice by Bonnie Halper No Comments Share
A few basic rules to keep in mind if you want to enjoy the season without fear of embarrassment, breach of etiquette or the need to retain counsel.
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Net Neutrality and Other Tech Oxymorons
Posted at 8:00h, 05 Dec 2017 in List Archive by Bonnie Halper No Comments Share
The Net Neutrality (NN) issue has surfaced again under new FCC commissioner Ajit Pai, who’s threatening to reverse it. The tech cartel, including Google, Facebook and Twitter, have come down strongly against the move, framing it, once again, as control over that so-called last mile being the proverbial ‘us’ versus ‘them’ scenario. Why not? Worked […]
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Why You Need to Pay Attention to the Blockchain: A Crash Course in Internet History
Posted at 8:00h, 21 Nov 2017 in Advice by Bonnie Halper No Comments Share
There was a time when the idea of giving your credit card information online was unthinkable, despite the fact that you’d readily hand it over to a total stranger (aka, waiter) in a restaurant, who would vanish for a few minutes before returning it. Now people don’t think twice about it, despite what we know […]
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Amazon and Facebook: Two Very Different Paths Forward
Posted at 8:00h, 14 Nov 2017 in Advice by Bonnie Halper No Comments Share
On the surface, not much difference in the Amazon Approach and the Facebook Approach: swallow up everything in your path. But all is not as it appears...
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Mr. Zuckerberg Did NOT Go to Washington
Posted at 8:00h, 07 Nov 2017 in Advice by Bonnie Halper No Comments Share
Given the testimony of Facebook, Twitter and Google before a Senate subcommittee this past week, hard to ignore the Russian ad issue/conundrum and its larger implications. Who wields the real power?
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