Watching The Birds Play The Value Game

February 23, 2011
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Deregulation undermined point-to-point service regardless of market demand, ignoring social objectives of the passengers, having no regard for the final destination of the passengers, and blowing off the “time-value” of their passengers.

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The Future Of Money And Technology Summit 2011

January 26, 2011
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In my opinion, The Future of Money and Technology Summit is among the most important conferences in America. FOM&T is not the usual parade of polished celebrities selling books, executive consulting, or professional seminars. Here you’ll find serious people who work deep in the caldron of innovation enterprise addressing some of the most volatile subjects in the world today.

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America’s Uncivil War

October 30, 2010
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I am terrorized by the notion that Americans will turn against Americans. The problems facing this nation are so complex, so controversial, and so far reaching into the past and the future that it is unlikely that any intelligent person is more qualified than any other intelligent person to hold the highest office. Barrack, Hillary, Sarah, John, would all have the same pressures pushing back on every move leading them down 95% similar paths. None could be better and none could be worse – we’re officially in this together.

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Independence Is A State of Mind

July 4, 2010

Just when everyone thinks that Americans are up against the ropes, they come up with an idea so radical, so creative, and so astonishingly consciousness-altering, the rest of the world just shakes their heads in collective disbelief.

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Enterprise Prediction Markets Summit

May 17, 2010

I’ll be speaking at the following event on June 4th. If you are in the area or blogging issues in this genre of ideas, let me know and drop by. Look up the other speakers and you’ll find an extraordinary group of visionaries preparing to make this PM Cluster Summit a truly enlightening event.

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Future of Money and Technology Summit; Non-Quantifiable Exchanges

May 8, 2010

Very few discussions about the future of money approach the subject with as much experience, introspection, and clarity as this historic panel has. This is not another doom-gloom room – but a truly optimistic model of a future financial system built on a platform of social media. These panelists represent some of the top thought leaders, visionaries, and practitioners in the area of “Local Social” – where nothing happens until the rubber meets the road.

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Two Sides Of The Social Value Equation

May 7, 2010

There are two sides to the Social Value Equation – the creation of social value and the destruction of social value. There are countless examples where innovation destroys the value of prior technologies. There are also many instances where “progress”, perhaps in the form of a freeway or public structure, divides a community where strong social bonds once acted.

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Facebook Derivatives

May 5, 2010

It seems ironic that people are using Facebook to urge others to quit Facebook. If they take their own advice, they would no longer be able to give their golden advice to others. If we took their advice, we would not be able to heed the advice of others in this matter. Is Facebook too […]

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m-Via; Social Currency and Technology

May 5, 2010

If necessity is the mother of invention, then the Future of Money and Technology Summit 2010 was Paul Revere. There were many innovations that seek to change banking as we know it using a new denomination called social currency.

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Who Is Quantified by Whom?

May 3, 2010

Suppose I was to suggest that value stored in social currency may exceed the value stored by financial currency. The paradigm shift now becomes, who quantifies whom?

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