The Power of Vision: Elon Musk and The Wright Brothers

And the naysayers nayed… First a Tesla crashes, tragically killing its occupant/owner/“driver” while it was on autopilot And then…. The Falcon 9 rocket exploded early on September 1, during a static flight test on its launch pad in Cape Canaveral. The rocket was preparing to launch the Amos-6, an Israeli communications satellite, but both rocket…

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A Week in the Clouds

The air is rarefied, enough to make one light-headed. The altitude is high and from the mountains, the view and vistas are endless. When the sun shines, the sky is a magnificent blue, and when the snow and mist arrive, the gloom is deep and thick. I was privileged to spend the week at the…

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Are You One in Seven?

Another summer post…. Did you feel it? Were you a part of it? Was it your post that took it over the top? The “it” that I’m talking about is the reported fact that Facebook, last Monday, August 24, 2015, had one billion users log in for the first time ever in one day…. Facebook’s…

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Killer Content On Demand

I am fairly confident that a declaration can be made that the once-definitive analyst prediction that UGC – user-generated content – would supplant and replace all advertising, movie, broadcast, film, video and whatever else production can now officially be declared dead digibabble. Truth is I never believed it – anymore than I believed that access…

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The Little Transistor Radio

 The little Transistor Radio crackled to life. It was shaped like a brick, encased in a hard leather shell and was precious to me. I was about 7 years old – and this was my prized possession – given to me by a family friend. Imagine you had the very first iPad and no…

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