Capitalism and really big money have colluded in all these companies -- and the Internet itself -- to induce a sea change so rapid it's less of a sea and more of a tsunami wrapped in Wikileaks disguised as Candy Crush Saga.
Here are the top 10 examples of corporate welfare and welfare for the rich. There are actually thousands of tax breaks and subsidies for the rich and corporations provided by federal, state and local governments, but these 10 will give a taste.
When one of my books came out recently, I did what all authors must do these days -- unless you are Stephen King or Alice Munro or Snooki -- promote your own book.
In a little over two months, my sixth book will be released: The Visual Organization: Data Visualization, Big Data, and the Quest for Better Decisions...
The Whole Egg is based on a consumer view; the understanding that there is no perfectly symmetrical way to pigeonhole a person's viewing/watching/listening/doing habits and the deep insight that data is a key to delivering value to said consumer.
The Post is supposed to expose CIA secrets. But Amazon is under contract to keep them. Amazon has a new $600 million "cloud" computing deal with the CIA. The situation is unprecedented.
One of the great challenges McKinsey faces is that they have to find new ways for their advice to be relevant for the Internet economy.
Amazon beats local bookstores on price, and beats them on digital sales completely. Most people think local bookstores don't stand a chance. Plenty have done well enough, but there's a way out of this mess anyway. We can fix bookstores so they survive for decades to come. In two easy steps.
To: Martin Baron, Executive Editor, and Kevin Merida, Managing Editor, The Washington Post Dear Mr. Baron and Mr. Merida: On behalf of more than 2...
7 Things Most Authors Don't Know About Amazon When my first book debuted in 2013, I thought I had prepared for everything. My press had arranged medi...
Negging out is my new virtue of 2014. It may be the new word of the year once it enters the American English Oxford Dictionary. Someone may end up negging out of the Selfie by then.
I have seen the future, and it is robots. Because I am old and did not grow up gazing at electronic screens or playing with high-tech toys like I-pods and I-pads, I may be among the last to come to this realization -- that the human race is seriously threatened by the creation of ever more sophisticated robots.
The e-book single market inched forward in 2013. Yet, there was no hockey stick moment for e-book single sales that we could determine.
Advice for the employee; leave the negative attitude at home. Come to work and bring inspiration with you. Cultivate fresh new ideas and share them with your co-workers.
The latest NSA revelations reveal deeper and more insidious intrusions into our lives, and show deeper collusion between the government and private enterprise. If you really, really think this is OK because you have "nothing to hide," you better be darn sure that's the case.
Name brands have always been and will always be an integral part of society. They have been instilled in our long-term and short-term memories since c...