Category Archives: The Systems Approach

The big blackout

The new SOPA and PIPA legislation in the US will mandate Internet search engines, ISPs, social networks and any website with a hyperlink to police all such links.  Any infringing website could be  shut down because of links to any type … Continue reading

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The Great Greek (de)fault

About 2500 years ago, Athens determined the original genetic code for our modern democracies. Even further, our entire modern civilization stands upon the shoulders of Greek giants, be they philosophers, mathematicians, scientists, or statesmen. Is it the same Greece that … Continue reading

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Counting what counts

Chip Conley founded the successful California hotel chain called Joie de vivre. Most people in France will not have heard of it. Indeed, as a California-born now Parisian, I had not heard of it either until I discovered Chip on … Continue reading

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