Monthly Archives: November 2013

Control, not privacy

In the discussions re privacy, there seems to be only two alternatives: Absolute privacy, with any individual holding complete, total and continuous control over who gets to see (not take in) any data point that may be, even in the … Continue reading

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Inter faces

[Educational institute x 3, campus Free University, Amsterdam] When sleeping over problems, one often comes up with solutions that both are real and so all-encompassing that they’ll need much elaboration before being applicable in a nimble way. This one was/is … Continue reading

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Predictions 2014; little update

[Paris La Defense; Metropolis-like] Oh, a few notes to add to the Predictions 2014 blog: Just saw that Smart, Cloud, Analytics and Mobile may abbreviate quite well… T not fitting in there… Forrester (-‘16) rightly adds a rethink of ‘trust’ … Continue reading

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Check (out Bitcoin) please

[This was my work place, once, for a short while. Yes, actually it was.] Just a note, on an idea that needs to be spread: When bitcoin makes it, any currency can make it. Seniorage by historic derelicts called geography-bound … Continue reading

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Interlude

Interlude, a competition: Name the location. First correct answerer can pick up a nice bottle of wine at photographer’s office…

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Predictions 2014

Already somewhere below, I noted that the Analytics part of SMAC(T) may need to be rephrased. Already now, I’m unsure whether to do that or just leave it unchanged. What I didn’t yet do, was to opine on the other … Continue reading

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Interesting life, or dissolution

Some lament the cease-and-desist against 23andMe’s personal DNA profiling kit. I don’t, too much. [Of course, a picture. Belém, Portugal: Into the Great Unknown, quite possibly never to return (in the olden days; for seamen this tower statistically would very … Continue reading

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